Watch: Meet the Matildas heading into the West End musical

August 18, 2021
Watch: Meet the Matildas heading into the West End musical
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Meet the Matildas

Meet the four young performers set to share the title role in the return of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s smash-hit Matilda the Musical.

The production will resume performances at the Cambridge Theatre in the West End on Thursday 16 September.

The role of Matilda will be shared by Imogen Cole, Alyssa D’Souza, Alex Munden and Zoe Simon, who can be seen getting to grips with their gymnastic ribbon skills under the watchful eye of Elliot Harper (Miss Trunchbull).

Celebrating 10 years since the multi award-winning show opened in London, this iconic British musical has won 99 international awards including 24 for Best Musical.

Adapted from Roald Dahl’s much loved 1988 book and commissioned by the Royal Shakespeare Company, the musical premiered at the RSC’s Stratford-upon-Avon home in 2010, before transferring to the West End in October 2011, where it opened to rave reviews.

Written by Dennis Kelly, with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin and developed and directed by Matthew Warchus, the theatre production is designed 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 the special effects and illusions are by Paul Kieve.

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