Matilda UK Tour

Matilda UK Tour

The Royal Shakespeare Company have announced that Matilda, the multi award-winning musical based on Roald Dahl’s beloved book will tour the UK and Ireland for the first time in 2018-19. Winner of 85 international awards, including 16 for Best Musical, the RSC’s touring production of Matilda The Musical will open at Leicester Curve on 5 March 2018. Tim Minchin (music and lyrics) said: “I – like millions of others – feel like Dahl is in my blood, because I grew up with his books. So to have contributed to a piece of work that brings one of his most famous stories to life is one of my life’s great joys. I’m utterly thrilled that audiences in cities all across the UK and Ireland will now share and be part of Matilda’s story.” Dennis Kelly, (book) said: “It’s been a long time coming but I’m delighted that we get to take … Read more

Adult casting announced for Matilda UK Tour

Matilda The Muiscal in London

The Royal Shakespeare Company has announced the adult casting for the first five venues for the upcoming UK tour of Matilda the musical.  The Matilda UK Tour will launch at the Leicester Curve on 5 March 2018 and will visit Dublin, Sunderland, Milton Keynes, Birmingham, Manchester and Cardiff in 2018. Having now played Miss Trunchbull for three years in the West End, Craige Els will reprise the role on tour. He will be joined on stage by Carly Thomas as Miss Honey, Sebastian Torkia as Mr Wormwood and Rebecca Thornhill as Mrs Wormwood. The full adult cast includes Joe Atkinson, Peter Bindloss, Oliver Bingham, Emily Bull, Matthew Caputo, Samara Casteallo, Craige Els, Matt Gillett, Michelle Chantelle Hopewell, Sam Lathwood, Steffan Lloyd-Evans, Charlie Martin, Anu Ogunmefun, Carly Thoms, Rebecca Thornhill, Sebastien Torkia, Taylor Walker, Adam Vaughan and Dawn Williams. The children’s cast will be announced in due course. Matilda The Musical … Read more

Matilda West End announces new adult cast

New Adult cast of Matilda

Now playing its sixth year in London’s West End, Matilda the musical has announced a new adult cast. David Shannon ( The Phantom in The Phantom Of The Opera – West End, Valjean in Les Miserables – West End) will play Miss Trunchbull with Gina Beck ( Glinda in Wicked – West End, Christine in Phantom Of The Opera – West End) as Miss Honey and Tom Edden (One Man Two Guvnors – West End, UK Tour and Broadway, Amadeus – National Theatre) and Marianne Benedict ( Cats – UK Tour, Dirty Dancing – West End) as Mr and Mrs Wormwood. The full adult cast includes Keisha Amponsa Banson, Richard Astbury, David Birch, Maria Graciano, Karina Hind, Peter Houston, Katie Lee, Vicki Lee Taylor, Kris Manuel, Bryan Mottram, Tom Muggeridge, Emma Robotham-Hunt, Simon Shorten, Biancha Szynal, Callum Train and Robert Tregoning. The new children’s cast will be announced soon. Matilda … Read more

Matilda – Shubert Theatre

Matilda on Broadway
From the novel Matilda by children’s favourite Roald Dahl comes this magical offering from the Royal Shakespeare Company. Having thrilled audiences on London’s West End, Matilda the Musical is now entrancing Broadway, receiving standing ovations and winning a record-breaking seven Olivier Awards, including Best Musical. Young Matilda Wormwood is finding it tough. She’s super intelligent but no-one seems to notice. She’s ignored by her TV-addicted family and bullied by her scary headmistress but one day Matilda makes an incredible discovery: she has some very special powers. A story that will capture the imagination of both young and old, Matilda the Musical breathes new life into Dahl’s beloved tale. A supremely talented cast of adult and child actors as well as stunning set design and ingenious props deliver an inspiring, hilarious and exuberant production. Playing at New York’s Shubert Theater, this tale of imagination and determination is one that should be ... Read more

Buy Tickets To Matilda and Charlie And The Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory musical London

Tickets are available through BritishTheatre.com for the West End productions of both Matilda and Charlie And The Chocolate Factory. Both musicals are based on the original novels by Roald Dahl are are extremely family friendly. Matilda – BUY TICKETS Matilda’s parents think she is a nuisance and she thinks, quite rightly, they are only interested in watching telly. Life is not much better at school, where the monstrous headmistress Miss Trunchbull terrifies both students and teachers alike. Then one day Matilda discovers she has a very special power and decides it’s time the grown-ups were taught a lesson. Be warned, the children are revolting! Charlie And The Chocolate Factory – BUY TICKETS On winning a much sought after golden ticket, Charlie is invited to visit Wonka’s Chocolate Factory – something every child has dreamed of. But once inside the strange and mysterious world of Willy Wonka’s Factory, Charlie and the … Read more

Matilda Heads Down Under

matilda musical tickets cambridge theatre london

Following its ongoing success in London’s West End and on Broadway, it has been announced that Matilda – the musical will be heading to Sydney in 2015. Tim Minchin launched the musical in Sydney recently and we thought we’d share the launch announcement with all the Matilda fans in the UK. No casting has been announced as yet.  

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