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Matilda The Musical at the Cambridge Theatre

Official poster of Matilda The Musical where a young girl stands with her hands on her hips looking authoritatively at the horizon.
Matilda The Musical at the Cambridge Theatre in the London West End. Image courtesy of See Tickets.
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.

A girl dressed in white sits on some books, as a man dressed in green crouches near her, as part of the production of Matilda The Musical.

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 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 to get tickets for Matilda the Musical?

Book Matilda the Musical tickets online now.

Matilda and the librarian stands on the stage of the Cambridge Theatre holding hands and looking at the audience with a worried look.

How long is the show?

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?

Children wearing school unifrms are jumping on stage during one of Matilda The Musical performances.

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.

What time is the evening show?

Evening performances usually take place at 7pm, from Tuesdays to Fridays, and at 7.30pm on Sundays.

Is there any matinees performances?

Matilda The Musical matinees are on Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, usually at 2.30pm - although times may vary. Make sure to check your ticket in advance.

What other shows can I see in London?

Follow the heartwarming of Simba with The Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre or be spellbound by the story of Elphaba in the award winning musical Wicked at the Apollo Victoria Theatre. 
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Adult Ticket £30.75 to £172.20 per ticket

Venue Details & Map

The Cambridge Theatre

Earlham Street
+44 (0)20 7494 5081

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