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Cambridge Theatre

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Address: 32-34 Earlham Street | Seven Dials, London WC2H 9HU, England
Phone Number: 0844 412 4652
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Welcome to the TripAdvisor page for one of the youngest and most attractive theatres in the West End, having opened in 1930 with interior decoration by Serge Chemayeff of Waring and Gillow. These were completely restored under the supervision of Carl Toms in 1986.A comfortable size for both plays and musicals productions at the theatre have included 1066 and All That, Heartbreak House with Edith Evans and Robert Donat, Billy Liar, Half a Sixpence with Tommy Syteele, Bruce Forsyth in Little Me, Peter O’ Toole in Man and Superman, Return to the Forbidden Planet, Fame, The Beautiful Game, Jerry Springer –The Opera and both the original London production and the revival of Kander and Ebb’s Chicago.

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Matilda the Musical

Absolutely fantastic show, staff were all friendly only problem was the doors were open and the auditorium wasn't and the area around the bar and shop became crowded. Also staff... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Blaxland, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed seeing Matilda at the Cambridge Theatre, having a pre-dinner drink nearby. However, the theatre itself was tired and in desperate need of a renovation. Our first thoughts when sitting down were "where is the fire escape if we need it". Easily accessible from the London Underground.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A great show from start to finish,every actor played there part so well,it is well worth the money,brilliant

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic show, staff were all friendly only problem was the doors were open and the auditorium wasn't and the area around the bar and shop became crowded. Also staff aloud latecomers into there seat during the performance which disrupted the show for the rest of the audience and a woman and her son kept moving seats during the performance... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been fortunate enough to see two shows In this place, Mathilda and Chicago, and both were excellent. It has everything going for it. Great viewing from any position and top staging. It's literally a stones throw from Covent Garden tube so dead easy to get to and it always seems to have a top top show on. If you're... More 

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Letterkenny, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

3 adults and 4 kids went to Matilda on Friday 19th August. An amazing production, all of the cast were excellent but in particular the young kids. Would highly recommend. The Cambridge Theatre is a lovely theatre.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to watch Matilda on 2nd August and because our pre-theatre dinner was delayed we arrived as the show began and so missed the first song. The staff in the Dress Circle were fantastic and turned the sound up in the bar so my children could hear the show and they were just lovely with them both before and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Seen Matilda... Great show. Staff are very friendly and helpful. fantastic cast!!! If you book stalls I recommend any of the first 6 rows

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While spending a week in London we decided to buy tickets for a Westend hit... Matilda has been playing at the Cambridge for a while now and it was an incredible production with an amazing cast. We are used to theater in the United States which is a bit more formal. Theatre goers here were like sporting event patrons... selling... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was sat on the last row of the stalls, which normally would be terrible seats. However I has the perfect view as the characters make most of their entrances and exits down the stall aisles, you really get immersed and become part of the show. The seats were surprisingly comfortable, staff were extremely friendly and the leg room. Leg... More 

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

What an excellent show! Staff at The Cambridge where very helpful but the show is a don't miss. The cast are brilliant, especially Mr Wormwood, Miss Trunchball and of course, Matilda. Prices were very good and the view was excellent from the upper circle.

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