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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 MinchinMatilda 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 over 95 international awards, including 23 for Best MusicalMatilda The Musical continues to delight audiences in London and on tour.

★ 'A gift of a show' Stage Review

'I had tears in my eyes of pure happiness' What's Good to Do

Running Time

Approximately 2 hours 35 minutes including an interval.

Age Advice:

Recommended age 6+
Under 2s are not allowed.


Contains strobe lighting.

Standard Pricing
Mon - Thu 7.30pm £25.50 to £54.50
Thu 2pm £25.50 to £54.50
Fri - Sat 7.30pm £35.50 to £64.50
Sat 2pm £35.50 to £64.50



There are no discounts available for this show.

Click here for further information on concessions, discounts & groups.

Accessible Performances

Wed 26 June 2019 at 7.30pm | Signed, Audio Described, Touch Tour  Signed icon  Audio Described icon  Touch Tour Icon What's this?
Sat 29 June 2019 at 7.30pm | Captioned Captioned icon  What's this?


Ovation, Mayflower Restaurant

Start your visit in style! Our award winning restaurant on the third floor within the theatre is open for pre-show theatre lunches and dining. Relax, unwind and enjoy classic flavours with a modern twist. Tempted? See our Menus

VIP Box Package


Make it an extra special night and experience VIP treatment with a Package.  Learn more...

VIP Box Package

VIP Box Packages for 4 people include the following:

Personally greeted by a dedicated host on arrival.

A private table will be reserved in one of our bars for you to enjoy pre show.

Bottle of Prosecco or Champagne on ice at your table.

A selection of canapés served at your table and chef’s handmade chocolates.

Your host will collect and direct you to your seats for the start of the performance.

4 pre ordered ice-creams will be served to your box during the interval.

Our VIP package for 4 people is £90.00 to include VAT or £120.00 if you prefer to enjoy a bottle of Champagne.
For an additional £50.00 you would be invited to enjoy private hospitality in our Executive Suite pre show (subject to availability).

Call Box Office on 02380 711811 to book your package.

Please note that package price does not include your show ticket.  Bookings are required at least 48 hours before your visit.

Afternoon Tea

Why not make your visit extra special and share a lovely post-show pot of tea in the bustling environment of our historic Grade II listed theatre? Enjoy delicious traditional treats prepared by our award-winning chefs in Ovation after the show. Learn more...

Touch Tour

Wednesday 26 June | Touch Tour (Free to patrons attending the 7.30pm Audio Described performance)

Arrive: 5:30pm
Tour Starts: 5.45pm
Finish: 6:30pm

To accompany our Audio Described performance we have a Touch Tour that precedes the show. Our Touch Tour allows visual impaired patron the opportunity to familiarise themselves with elements of the set, props and costumes.
There will be a gap between the tour ending and the audio described show beginning.

Places are limited and must be booked in advance through our Box Office on 02380 711811.