News: Matilda the Musical announces full cast for West End return

June 22, 2021
News: Matilda the Musical announces full cast for West End return
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Royal Shakespeare Company’s Matilda the Musical has announced full casting ahead of its return to the West End’s Cambridge Theatre this autumn.

Returning to the London venue from 16 September, the multi-award winning musical is celebrating 10 years since it first opened in the West End, winning over 99 international awards including 24 for Best Musical.

Matilda herself will be shared by Imogen Cole, Alyssa D’Souza, Alex Munden and Zoe Simon, with other young performers including Hari Aggarwal, Thommy Bailey Vine, Kieron Bell, Tom Bonomini, Drew Edwards, Robyn Elwell, Rory Finnegan, Darcy Kelly, Ben Lee, Keanna-Skye O’Quinn, Nicholas Parris, Bella Perdoni, Chancé Quaye, Scarlett Jayne Rackham, Bren Reilly, Niamh Ritchie, Jacob Savva, Jayden Seder and Alex Stockton.

Kaspar Cahill-Ritter, Sienna Clarke, Rosie Gell-Marquez, Beth Gilmour, Louie Gray and Gracie Hodson-Prior continue as Bruce, Lavender, Amanda and the pupils at Crunchem Hall.

As previously announced, Carly Thoms takes over the role of Miss Honey, alongside Elliot Harper as Miss Trunchbull, Sebastien Torkia as Mr Wormwood and Annette McLaughlin who returns as Mrs Wormwood.

Full adult cast includes Liberty Buckland, Georgia Carling, Roger Dipper, Katrina Dix, Kate Kenrick, Ben Kerr, Matt Krzan, Connor Lewis, Tom Mather, Bryan Mottram, Kane Oliver Parry, Landi Oshinowo, Ryan Pidgen, James Revell, Gemma Scholes and Dawn Williams.

Adapted from Roald Dahl’s beloved children’s book and commissioned by the RSC, Matilda the Musical premiered in Stratford-upon-Avon in 2010, before transferring to the West End in October 2011.

With the upcoming film adaptation featuring the same creative team as the stage production, this is an unmissable show.

Matilda the Musical is written by Dennis Kelly, with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin, development and direction by Matthew Warchus and design by Rob Howell, with choreography by Peter Darling, orchestrations, additional music and musical supervision by Christopher Nightingale, lighting by Hugh Vanstone, sound by Simon Baker and special effects and illusions are by Paul Kieve.

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