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Matilda The Musical

Matilda The Musical

Cambridge Theatre
2hrs 35mins
Age 6+
Covent Garden

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Our money-saving deals combine your tickets and a stay at a nearby hotel to create the ultimate London short break.

Step into the whimsical world of Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical at the iconic Cambridge Theatre in London's West End. This family-friendly musical, acclaimed worldwide, captivates audiences of all ages, inviting them to experience the thrilling story of an exceptional young girl determined to shape her own destiny. With its powerful narrative and dynamic performances, Matilda The Musical has won a staggering 99 international awards, including 24 for Best Musical, making it an unmissable theatrical spectacle.

Holiday Extras' theatre breaks are easy to book! Simply enter your dates, select your theatre tickets and choose your favourite London hotel. A confirmation will be sent to your email with everything you need to know. Booking a theatre breaks package will save you the stress of shopping around as well as saving you money. Book now for a magical London theatre break.

🎭   Tickets to see Matilda The Musical
⭐  3, 4 or 5-star West End hotel
🍽  A delicious breakfast
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Why not extend your stay and explore the capital's endless options of things to do, promising an unforgettable city break!


London's streets are your playground for retail therapy.

Explore the child-friendly stores like Hamleys, one of the world's largest toy shops, located on Regent Street. Dive into the enchanting M&M's World in Leicester Square, and don't miss the charming Harry Potter shop at King's Cross Station.


Unlock a world of wonder on your theatre short break and venture into London's captivating museums.

Delight in the interactive exhibits at the Science Museum, where kids can learn and play. Marvel at the ancient treasures in the British Museum, and explore the fascinating world of sea creatures at the SEA LIFE London Aquarium. These museums provide not just knowledge but an exciting hands-on experience for your little ones.

Parks & Gardens

Hyde Park offers pedal boats and a charming playground, ideal for family fun. The Diana Memorial Playground in Kensington Gardens is a wonderland for kids, complete with a pirate ship. And at Regent's Park, the London Zoo awaits with its exotic animals and interactive experiences.

If you're in and around the West End, these gems are perfect for a bit of green amidst the city vibes.


Collect selfies while you soak in the city's charisma and history.

Stand before the majestic Big Ben, stroll across the iconic Tower Bridge, watch the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace, and witness the modern marvel of the Shard.

Marvellous stays: our top picked London hotels for your theatre break

A birthday, an anniversary or just because, a theatre break is the perfect way to celebrate. Package your theatre tickets with one of our top London hotels and make it a stay to remember. All of our hotels are within easy reach of the theatre - some less than 10 minutes away.

    Strand Palace

    Strand Palace

    0.3 miles from the Cambridge Theatre
    Breakfast included
    Well equipped gym
    Short walk to Covent Garden Station

    The Strand Palace is an ideal family-friendly hotel for your theatre adventure, nestled close to the West End Theatre district. Following a recent refurbishment, all the guest rooms and public areas have been stylishly transformed for your comfort.

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    Holiday Inn Bloomsbury

    Holiday Inn Bloomsbury

    0.7 miles from the Cambridge Theatre
    Breakfast included
    Opposite Tower Bridge
    Short walk to Russell Square station

    Holiday Inn Bloomsbury is the perfect family base for your London theatre trip, offering rooms tailored for family comfort and equipped with modern amenities. The hotel is conveniently located within walking distance of Russell Square tube station, providing easy access to explore.

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    The Tower Hotel

    The Tower Hotel

    2.3 miles from the Cambridge Theatre
    Breakfast included
    Opposite Tower Bridge
    Short walk to Tower Hill station

    With the Tower of London, right at your doorstep, your exploration of the city begins the moment you step outside the Tower Hotel. Each room at the Tower Hotel offers a stunning view of either Tower Bridge or St. Katharine Docks.

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Matilda the Musical - FAQs

What is Matilda the musical about?

Based on the family favourite book by the beloved Roald Dahl, Matilda tells the story of a genius little girl who works her magic to change her future. From terrifying Miss Trunchbull to kind-hearted Miss Honey, this musical will tug on all of your emotions, we're pretty sure you will leave the theatre feeling warm and fuzzy!

Has Matilda the musical won any awards?

It certainly has! It's won over 90 international awards, in fact! Including 24 for Best Musical. Other awards include:

  • 7 Olivier Awards, including Best New Musical
  • Best Musical, Evening Standard
  • 5 Awards, including Best New Musical And Best West End Show
  • 6 Broadway World Awards, including Best Musical
  • 2 Mousetrap Awards, including Best Family Show

Who is starring in Matilda the musical?

Matilda the musical stars Tilly-Raye Bayer in her debut role as Matilda, Marianne Benedict as Mrs Wormwood, Elliot Harper as Miss Trunchbull and Carly Thoms and Miss Honey. Check out the official website for the full cast list.

Who are the creatives behind the Matilda Musical

  • Director: Matthew Warchus
  • Music/Lyrics: Tim Minchin
  • Book: Roald Dahl

Check out the official website for the full creative list

Where is Matilda the musical playing in London?

The show is playing at the Cambridge Theatre.

The Cambridge Theatre
32-34 Earlham Street

How long is Matilda The Musical?

The show's run time is approx. 2 hours 35 minutes including an interval.

Is Matilda The Musical family friendly?

We suggest age 6+, but younger guests are welcome. The show is quite long and often quite loud, there are a few scenes that youngsters may find scary. Children need to occupy their own seats at all times throughout the performance. Babies in arms are not permitted.

What is the nearest tube to the Cambridge Theatre?

The Cambridge Theatre is conveniently located near two tube stations. Covent Garden station, served by the Piccadilly line, is just a 3-minute walk away. Leicester Square station, which is on the Northern and Piccadilly lines, is also a brief 5-minute walk. Both stations provide easy access to the theatre.

Are there family-friendly hotels near the Cambridge Theatre?

Yes! We have hand-picked several family-friendly hotels near the Cambridge Theatre. Options like the Strand Palace and Holiday Inn Bloomsbury are less than a mile away, offering comfortable accommodations and amenities suitable for families. These hotels ensure a relaxing and convenient stay for your theatre break.

Is Matilda The Musical touring in 2024?

Yes, Matilda The Musical is available for touring throughout 2024. We have a range of dates for you to choose from for your short break, ensuring that you can experience the magic of Matilda The Musical at a time and place that suits you best. Select your dates and book now.

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