Relaxed Performance

Sunday 9 June 2019, 3pm

Following the sold-out success of previous relaxed performances of Matilda The Musical, the Royal Shakespeare Company will present the sixth relaxed performance at the Cambridge Theatre on Sunday 9 June at 3pm. The Royal Shakespeare Company is offering tickets for this performance at the reduced rate of £25 and £10 which can be booked through the RSC Ticket Hotline on 01789 331111 or in person at the Box Office.

Once again The National Autistic Society and Mousetrap Theatre Projects will work closely with the RSC to offer full access to the theatre for people with autism and learning disabilities and their families.

The performance provides a relaxed environment for everyone, with elements of the production adapted to reduce anxiety or stress, and with lighting and sound levels adjusted to soften their impact. Audience etiquette throughout the whole theatre is also relaxed with all audience members given the freedom to make noise and/or move about the auditorium according to their needs without restriction. Designated ‘chill-out’ areas are provided outside the auditorium with soft seating and activities available for people to use if they want to take a break.  All theatre staff, crew and company members also receive specialist training in advance to anticipate a wider range of different audience needs. 

This Matilda The Musical website has a ‘view from your seat’ function. Once you have purchased tickets for this performance, you can see the view from your seat here.



The RSC will provide all bookers with a visual story to help them familiarise themselves with the plot, characters and the setting before they arrive at the theatre.



The nearest underground stations are: Covent Garden (Piccadilly line) and Leicester Square (Piccadilly and Northern lines).
The nearest bus: 14, 19, 24, 38, 176
The nearest train station: Charing Cross
The nearest car parks: Chinatown and Trafalgar Square.

If you are planning to drive into the city we recommend that you take advantage of Q-Park’s Theatreland Parking Scheme – simply have your car park ticket validated at Cambridge Theatre and the 50% discount will automatically be applied when you pay at the car park pay machine. Find out more on the Q-Park website.

Alternatively, there is also an NCP underground car park in Parker Street.

Blue disabled badge holders receive one hour free parking in paid for parking bays after an initial payment is made. (For example, if the vehicle arrives at 5pm, the motorist can make a payment for 30 minutes parking and receive 1 hour free parking. This would bring the stay to 6:30pm when controlled hours end.)

Vehicles are permitted to set-down and pick-up for as long as necessary on yellow lines and in resident bays if a blue disabled badge is displayed, but must be moved as soon as the activity is complete.