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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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You HAVE to go if you are a Roald Dahl fan

It was my first time visiting London so this was on my MUST WATCH list as I've read his books growing up. It was above my expectations, from the design of the set to the cast and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

It was my first time visiting London so this was on my MUST WATCH list as I've read his books growing up. It was above my expectations, from the design of the set to the cast and bits and pieces of surprises which I shan't give away. I sat the 3rd row from the front so I was in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

The show was great. The songs good and the kids in it were really impressive. Our 5 year old loved it and insists on us playing 'When I grow up' over and over!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

Went to see the show on Sunday 31st May with my girlfriend and it was ace! Miss Trunchbull is terrifying in a brilliant way and Mr Wormwood and Rudolpho both hilarious! The girl playing Matilda was unreal and Bruce's song at the end was brilliant! I will never quite know how the girl was swung by her pony tails or... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

We visited as a couple. The children all around us were really into the whole thing and didn't get bored at all - considering it's a 2 hour 40 minute show with interval that just goes to show how entertaining it is! We didn't have the best of seats - row L of the Upper Circle - but thought some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

This is the only show ive been to so dont have anything to compare it with but it was brilliant. The girl who played Matilda was fantastic and she sung her solo song wonderfully. Other highlights include Miss Trunchbull (played by a man) and Bruce Bogtrotters solo song. All the cast were brilliant. Well done.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

What a show! I never thought it would be anywhere near as good as Lion King but we LOVED it. Took a couple of songs to get into it then we loved every minute. The cast are fantastic, very funny, great songs. So much talent. Shed a little tear at the end. A lovely little theatre too. Just brilliant.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

All cast are fantastic - my favourites being Miss Trunchbell (played by a man) and Bruce Bogtrotter. A hell of a lot of kids were in the audience which was somewhat annoying as they didn't shut up chatting and their parents didn't bother to tell them to shush. A few children decided to stand up during the production too thus... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Whenever I visit London, I always try to catch a show and I've never been disappointed but this ranks high up there with the best. We had done extracts of the show with our local Scouts and that had made us want to see more Booking for a wheelchair seat via the phone line was quick and simple and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

The best show we have ever seen! I agree miss trunchbull ( although she reminds me of my old PE teacher) is superb! For those put off by the costs - this is the best money you will spend in London!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Watched the Saturday evening performance with front row seats. The kids are really good but Miss Trunchball makes the show. I have booked to see this show again with my mom in a few weeks. The theatre is quite small so have gone for cheaper seats this time knowing I will still have a good view

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