Matilda The Musical

The Cambridge Theatre



Tuesdays to Saturdays at 7pm, matinees on Wednesdays at 2pm, Saturdays at 2:30pm and Sundays at 3pm


Two hours and 40 minutes, including one interval


Six years old and over. Children under 4 years old won't be admitted in the theatre


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The Cambridge Theatre

Earlham Street
+44 (0)20 7494 5081



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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 heart warming story of Simba with The Lion King musical London at the Lyceum Theatre or be spellbound by the story of Elphaba in the award winning Wicked the musical at the Apollo Victoria Theatre.