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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 85 international awards, including 16 for Best MusicalMatilda The Musical continues to delight audiences in London, Australia and on tour around the USA.

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



Discounts do not apply to Fri & Sat evening performances. Discounts are limited and may be removed at any time.

Executive Membership £6 off top two prices at all performances.
Young Person Under 16 £5 off each ticket. Excludes lowest price tickets.
Groups (10+)* £5 off.
Groups (20+)* £6 off plus one free ticket with every 20 purchased.

* Not available online - please call 02380 711811.

Read about becoming a Mayflower Member here.

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

Accessible Performances

Wed 26 June 2019 at 7.30pm | Signed, Audio Described  Signed icon  Audio Described 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

Hotel, Dinner & Show Packages


Add that extra sparkle to your evening! Indulge in a three course meal in our fantastic restaurant Ovation, a top price show ticket, and a stay at one of Southampton’s premier hotels. Learn More

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 *Veuve Cliquot. 
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...