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Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical is the multi award-winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company, inspired by the beloved book by the incomparable Roald Dahl. 

With book by Dennis Kelly and original songs by Tim Minchin, Matilda The Musical is the story of an extraordinary little girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny.

Winner of 100 international awards, including 24 for Best Musical, Matilda continues to delight audiences of all ages. 

Access performances

AUDIO-DESCRIBED PERFORMANCESSunday 16 June 2024, 3.00pm (also relaxed and captioned with Touch Tour 1.00-1.25pm)Wednesday 2 October 2024, 2.00 (Touch Tour at 12.00-12.25pm)Sunday 17 November 2024, 3.00pm (Touch Tour at 1.00-1.25pm)Sunday 23 March 2025, 3.00pm (Touch Tour at 1.00-1.25pm)Saturday 17 May 2025, 2.30pm (Touch Tour at 1.00-1.25pm)

CAPTIONED PERFORMANCESSunday 16 June 2024, 3.00pm (also relaxed and audio-described)Wednesday 25 September 2024, 2.00pmSaturday 23 November 2024, 2.30pmSaturday 22 March 2025, 2.30pmSunday 18 May 2025, 3.00pm

SIGNED PERFORMANCESSaturday 16 November 2024, 2.30pmWednesday 5 March 2025, 2.00pmThursday 1 May 2025, 7.00pm

RELAXED PERFORMANCESSunday 16 June 2024, 3.00pm (also captioned and audio-described)

CHILLED PERFORMANCESSunday 3 November 2024, 3.00pmWednesday 2 April 2025, 2.00pm

Important Information

This show contains loud sounds and flashing lights at certain points during the performance.

Age Restrictions

Ages 6+. No children under the age of 4 will be admitted and every customer must have their own ticket. Under 16s must be sat with an adult. To make sure everyone enjoys the show, little ones need to be able to sit in their own seat without any assistance.

Performance Times

Now taking bookings for performances up until Sun 25th May 2025.

Show times for each day are below.

Mon

-

Tue

7.00pm

Wed

2.00pm
7.00pm

Thu

7.00pm

Fri

7.00pm

Sat

2.30pm
7.30pm

Sun

3.00pm

What the press say

  • A dark and delightful adaptation of Roald Dahl's tale of a child genius, and her monstrous headmistress

    The Guardian

  • Comes to life with a buzzing vitality that proves irresistible

    The Telegraph

  • Comes to life with a buzzing vitality that proves irresistible

    The Telegraph

  • A dark and delightful adaptation of Roald Dahl's tale of a child genius, and her monstrous headmistress

    The Guardian

  • Comes to life with a buzzing vitality that proves irresistible

    The Telegraph

  • A dark and delightful adaptation of Roald Dahl's tale of a child genius, and her monstrous headmistress

    The Guardian

  • A dark and delightful adaptation of Roald Dahl's tale of a child genius, and her monstrous headmistress

    The Guardian

  • Comes to life with a buzzing vitality that proves irresistible

    The Telegraph

  • A dark and delightful adaptation of Roald Dahl's tale of a child genius, and her monstrous headmistress

    The Guardian

  • Comes to life with a buzzing vitality that proves irresistible

    The Telegraph

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Cambridge Theatre Details

Buses Icon Bus routes: (Shaftesbury Avenue) 14, 19, 38; (Tottenham Court Road) 24, 29, 176

Night Buses Icon Night buses: (Shaftesbury Avenue) 14, N5, N19, N20, N38; (Tottenham Court Road) 24, 176, N29, M41, N279

Rail Icon Nearest rail: Charing Cross

London Underground Icon Tube lines: Piccadilly, Northern

London Underground Icon Nearest tube: Leicester Square

Directions Icon Directions from Leicester Square :

(5mins) Take Cranbourn Street away from Leicester Square until St Martin’s Lane, where you head left 100 metres to a small roundabout where the theatre can be seen.

Parking Icon Car park: Chinatown (6mins)

Congestion Zone Icon In congestion zone?: Yes

Facilities at Cambridge Theatre

Air conditioned

Bar

Disabled toilets

Infrared hearing loop

Toilets

Wheelchair accessible

Cambridge Theatre Location

32-34 Earlham Street, London, WC2H 9HU
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Matilda The Musical

Cambridge Theatre, London

Running until: Sun 25th May 2025

Running time: 2hr 35min. Incl. 1 Intermission.