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Average customer review: 4.5 star rating (4.4 Stars)

Number of reviews: 28



5.0 star rating Olivia from england, surrey, pyrford


This show is amazing, I was driven in on every secound waiting for more. Me and my family all said the cast was astonishing ang would definetly recomend it. Miss trunchball is abselutly hilarious!

5.0 star rating Peter Bradley from Hayes


I saw the show last Saturday and all I can say is wow. The children and tehir acting was absolutey flawless sometimes I wondered if they were actually small adults dressed up as kids. I will definately go and see again. The Matilda was fantastic and the Bruce was hilarious... must see..

5.0 star rating Martin Seed from Wrexham, North Wales


We saw Matilda on October 25. It should have been a week or more into the season- in fact the RSC had had to cancel all earlier shows due to problems with the technical kit on the stage. We were so lucky- another day of gremins we'd have missed a highlight of our year! The musical has everything- terrific acting, great sets, and a special mention for Tim Minchin's lyrics- if a cleverer, more catchy soundtrack has been written recently I don't know where it is. And we have to highlight Bertie Carvel as Miss Trunchbull- he is outstanding! If I owned a hat I'd eat it if this musical is not a world wide hit over the next 5 years.

5.0 star rating Richard from London


This production is a must-see!!! It's witty, creative,hilarious and moving. Tim Minchin deserves so much credit for his lyrics and music - totally capturing the spirit of Roald Dahl. A special mention for Bert Carvil as Miss Trunchbull - the best comic perfomance in a musical I've ever seen. Just wait for the "phys ed" lesson!!!

5.0 star rating Karen from West Midlands, UK


We saw Matilda in Stratford and were desperate to see it again so very pleased to get to see it in London. The energy of the cast was amazing from start to end, the music and lyrics brilliant and you MUST go and see it. Would be very surprised if it doesn't have a very long run, hope so, so we can get to see it again. If you only get to see one show this year make it MATILDA!!

5.0 star rating Mildred from Birmingham


Saw it in Stratford, then London Preview, then the polished finished London debut. It gets better and better.Funny, moving, thought-provoking. Fine adult cast, amazing children, superb orchestra,perfectly balanced sound, ingenious stage-set. Can't wait to see it in a year's time.

5.0 star rating Ben from Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, UK


I saw this today with my school at the Cambridge theater in London, it was amazing! So much going on, full of laughter and all round a great show! The actress who played Matilda (Kerry Ingram) was great and so talented for her age, Miss Trunchbull was so funny as well! Well worth going to watch, you'll love it!


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Colourful clever UNMISSABLE

Loud, colourful, and full of ridiculous expressions and playground jokes, from its set through to the dancing!

I'm afraid it's true, the kids are revolting - but don't be too alarmed, we mean 100% revolution and 0% revulsion. The school-aged portion of Matilda's cast are causing a revolution in musical theatre, singing and dancing their way to West End stardom...

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