Matilda The Musical London

The RSC’s brilliant award-winning musical version of Roald Dahl’s Matilda is a magnificent success.

Following a sensational sell-out season at The Courtyard Theatre, the RSC’s production of MATILDA THE MUSICAL moved to the Cambridge Theatre in London’s West End in October 2011.

Roald Dahl’s much-loved story bursts into life on stage in this new and innovative musical version by Dennis Kelly and award-winning musician and comedian Tim Minchin. Adults and children will be enchanted and thrilled by this brilliant story of a special young girl with an extraordinary imagination.


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Evenings: Tuesday 7:00pm, Wednesday to Saturday 7.30pm
Matinees: Wednesday and Saturday 2.30pm, Sunday 3.000pm

Running Time: 2 hours 40 minutes
Age Restrictions:
Suitable for ages 6 and over. Children under the age of 6 will not be allowed in the theatre.


Cambridge Theatre Earlham Street Seven Dials London WC2H 9HU
The Cambridge Theatre is an established West End theatre, on the junction of Earlham Street facing Seven Dials, in the London Borough of Camden, constructed in 1929-30.

It was designed by Wimperis, Simpson and Guthrie together with an interior designed partly by Serge Chermayeff, (an interior designer with the firm of Waring & Gillow), as well as bronze friezes by sculptor Anthony Gibbons Grinling.

The entrance foyer is circular, with a Grinling’s bronze frieze, which has nude figures in exercise poses, this erotic theme continues on into the main foyer, which has dancing nudes, marble pilaster uplighters and concealed lighting.

Cambridge Theatre with Chicago musicalThe theatre was built for the backer of plays, Bertie Meyer. The theatre is built primarily of steel and concrete and is notable for its elegant design.

In 1950 the theatre was refurbished with the original gold and silver decor being (unfortunately) painted over in red, and candelabras and chandeliers added. However, in 1987, in order to restore the interior to the original d’cor, the theatre was again refurbished, on this occasion by Carl Toms. At the time of the photographs being taken on 9th September 2010, Chicago the musical was in residence at the Cambridge Theatre. Showing in 2014 is Matilda The Musical.

All images copyright to Neil Cheesman

Cambridge Theatre Seating Plan