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Matilda The Musical at the Cambridge Theatre

Royal Shakespeare Company's Matilda The Musical. Photo by Manuel Harlan. Image courtesy of The Corner Shop.
See Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book, Matilda, brought to life on the London stage.


Don't miss the Royal Shakespeare Company's award-winning production of Matilda The Musical at London's Cambridge Theatre.

Experience the stage adaption of Roald Dahl’s beloved book, written by Dennis Kelly and with music from award-winning musician and comedian Tim Minchin.

What is Matilda The Musical about?

The show tells the story of Matilda, an extremely intelligent five-year-old. Her parents have little interest in her, and school life isn't helped by cruel headmistress Miss Trunchbull.

With the support of kind teacher Miss Honey, and the discovery of some very special powers, Matilda decides it's time to teach the grownups a lesson.

How long is Matilda The Musical?

Matilda The Musical lasts for two hours and 35 minutes, with a 20-minute interval.

Where is Matilda The Musical playing?

Matilda The Musical is currently playing at the Cambridge Theatre in London, near Covent Garden and Seven Dials.

Is there an age restriction?

The theatre suggests taking kids aged six and above, but younger children are also welcome. The show is more than two hours long, and can be loud and scary in parts. 

Children must sit in their own seats throughout the performance, and babies in arms are not permitted.

How to get tickets

Book Matilda the Musical tickets online now.

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Adult Ticket £33.83 to £172.20 per ticket

Venue Details & Map

The Cambridge Theatre

Earlham Street
+44 (0)20 7494 5081

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