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World Statistics Day- 7 facts about Matilda The Musical

20 Oct 2015

In honour of #WorldStatisticsDay, we’ve compiled some revolting Matilda-related statistics for you!

1.

At 4ft 4in tall, Matilda Wormwood is the smallest leading lady in the West End.

2.

We use 8,320 balloons a year and 105 metres of balloon elastic.

3.

The Blackboard moves 15.5 miles over the course of a year at a top speed of 1.5mph. It would take just over 2 and half days to travel from the Cambridge Theatre in London to the production’s original home of Stratford-upon-Avon.

4.

There are 3,780 paper aeroplanes flown into the auditorium each year.

5.

The production gets through over 100 tubs of chocolate spread each year.

6.

Around 28,000 pieces of confetti are used per performance which equates to almost 12 million a year.

7.

There are 86 separate sound effects used in each performance.

Matilda Facts collage

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