Matilda Wormwood is a gifted, intelligent young girl, raised by parents who are amazed and scared of her intellect, fearful that she can read and resort to calling her 'boy'. Following numerous pranks played on her mother and her father, Matilda is sent to school.
Miss Trunchbull, the headmistress at Cruchem Hall Primary School is greatly feared and disciplines the pupils with abusive physical punishment - having a boy eat a whole chocolate cake as punishment for stealing a slice.
Miss Honey sees Matilda for what she is, a smart and clever young girl, and decides to take her under her wing.
Throughout this well told story re-written for stage by Dennis Kelly is the music and creative genius of Tim Minchin, directed by Matthew Warchus. Amazing choreography from Peter Darling and performances from a host of gifted young actors and performers, makes this a must-see show.
Recommended for a general audience, ages 6 and up.
Cambridge Theatre, Earlham Street, London
(underground: Covent Garden)
Performances to December 20th, 2020:
Tuesday at 7pm
Wednesday at 2pm & 7pm
Thursday & Friday at 7pm
Saturday at 2:30 & 7:30
Sunday at 3pm
Show times are subject to change.
Prices vary according to availability.
Please call or email for details.