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Matilda the Musical

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Address: Cambridge Theatre | Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H 9HU, England
Phone Number: 0844 412 4652
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An amzing family musical

We enjoyed Matilda on a Saturday evening. We sat in row B of the Upper Circle and had a good view of the stage. All of the actors were excellent but especially Matilda and Miss... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed Matilda on a Saturday evening. We sat in row B of the Upper Circle and had a good view of the stage. All of the actors were excellent but especially Matilda and Miss Trunchball. The children were all amazingly confident with clear voices and good dancers. The scenery and effects were very well done.The story kept to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

we were there the 15 april at 7.30 and it was fantastic . All the cast is great and decor and costume are awesome to. We just want to go back again and again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

We saw a matinee of this musical yesterday. Our 8 and 10 year old kids loved it, as did we. It was spectacular and the performers were top notch. I would HIGHLY recomend this for travelers visiting the area with kids.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Great family show. Sat in row A upper circle which were great seats. Saw the show with our 2 daughters who loved it. The music was fun and catchy. The actors were fantastic especially the children. Stage effects were good and special effects were well done. Sweets and drinks were expensive but merchandise reasonable I thought.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Kids, especially teen American girls are really into this story of Matilda, the girl who loves to read and wants to be loved. The theatre was nice. The employees very nice. Just a short wait to get in. The balcony seats were fine, not too far away for good sound and view. The slurpies or freezes were a pleasant treat... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

A brilliant, fun musical! The child actors are amazingly good and Miss Trunchbull was the star of the show! Great tunes and a real feel-good night!

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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

A great production with some stunningly talented children and adults. Stage effects were great and special effects very well done indeed. High energy fun.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

What a fantastic show! Excellent performance, magical stage sets, great theatre. My 7 year old daughter was in awe and we both loved the show.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We go to many shows in London which we normally enjoy but this did not matchup in various ways. First, the acting by all was excellent and with a fascinating story line. We were seated in the Upper Circle but found too much of the stage action was at the front of the stage making viewing difficult. Sound management was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Best musical I have seen for a long time. A big fat 5*. The scenery and set design was fabulous. The songs and writing by Tim Mitchen was great and Miss Trunchball - fabulous. Don't miss it.

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