Meet The Matildas | May 2018
You asked and they answered. Find out more about our current London Matildas as they answer some of your questions at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street hotel!
Tim Minchin and Dennis Kelly Q&A with the Guardian’s Hannah Ellis-Petersen
Tim Minchin and Dennis Kelly answer fan questions in this Q&A originally streamed live on the Guardian’s Facebook page. Skip to the end to see a performance of their favourite song ‘Quiet’ by Tim Minchin.
Meet The Matildas | Ballroom Dancing
It is no secret that Mrs Wormwood loves to Ballroom dance and so we took our new Matildas, Lily – Mae, Kitty, Emma and Savannah to learn some moves of their own.
Emma Moore performs ‘Naughty’ at West End Live 2017
Emma Moore performs ‘Naughty’ at West End Live 2017 in Trafalgar Square.
Abbie Vena performs ‘Naughty’ at West End Live 2017
Watch Abbie Vena perform ‘Naughty’ at West End Live 2017 in Trafalgar Square.
If you were Prime Minister
We asked our Matildas what what they would do if they became UK Prime Minister.
Meet the Matildas | Learning Acrobatics
We took our new Matildas Emma, Éva-Marie and Lilian, along with Abbie and Craige Els (Miss Trunchbull), to learn some Acrobatic skills inspired by Matilda’s Acrobat and the Escapologist story.
The Wormwoods Play Mr & Mrs
This Valentine’s Day we find out what the Wormwoods really think of each other with a game from their favourite Telly show: Mr & Mrs!
Meet The Matildas | Learning Magic Tricks
Sometimes you have to be a little bit naughty, so we sent our new Matildas, Sara and Abbie along with Zaris-Angel and Clara, to learn some magic tricks of their own with Matilda The Musical’s illusionist, Paul Kieve.
Emily-May performs ‘Naughty’ at West End Live 2016
Emily-May Stephenson performs ‘Naughty’ as Matilda at West End Live in Trafalgar Square on Sunday 20 June, 2016.
Zaris-Angel performs Naughty at West End Live 2016
Zaris-Angel Hator performs ‘Naughty’ as Matilda at West End Live 2016 in Trafalgar Square.
Matilda The Musical Opens in Toronto
Take a look at the Toronto cast of Matilda The Musical in action, showing from 5th July at the Ed Mirvish Theatre.
Matilda The Musical on Tonight at the Palladium
Evie Hone from Matilda The Musical performs Naughty on ITV’s Tonight at the Palladium.
To Change The World …it takes a little GENIUS
To celebrate 3 continents, 51 cities, over 3,500 worldwide performances and over 4.8 million audience members, we made this exclusive video featuring all our Matildas past and present. That’s 61 and counting!
Here they are with an extract from the story of The Acrobat and The Escapologist.
Creating Believable Characters: Mrs Wormwood
Writer of the Book for Matilda The Musical, Dennis Kelly discusses writing the part of Mrs Wormwood for the stage and bringing her character up to date.
Creating Believable Characters: Miss Trunchbull
For the next video in our Creating Believable Characters series, Tim Minchin discusses how he wrote songs for Miss Trunchbull.
Creating Believable Characters: Matilda
Tim Minchin discusses how he wrote songs for Matilda The Musical’s leading lady, Matilda.
Meet the Matildas | Bake Off Edition
We’re delighted to welcome 3 new Matildas to join Evie in March. Let us introduce you to Clara, Emily-May and Zaris-Angel over some revolting chocolate cake-making!
Creating Believable Characters: Miss Honey
Discover how Tim Minchin went about writing songs for the character of Miss Honey for Matilda The Musical. We also hear from Lauren Ward, the original actress to play Miss Honey in the West End.
Creating Believable Characters: Bruce Bogtrotter
Dennis Kelly, writer of the book for Matilda The Musical discusses the process of adapting the Roald Dahl character Bruce Bogtrotter for the stage production of Matilda.
Quickfire Questions with Tim Minchin & Dennis Kelly- Part 3
Watch the third and final part of our quickfire questions with Tim Minchin & Dennis Kelly.
Quickfire Questions with Tim Minchin & Dennis Kelly- Part 2
Watch the Second part of our quickfire questions with Tim Minchin & Dennis Kelly.
Quickfire Questions with Tim Minchin & Dennis Kelly- Part 1
Watch the first part of our quickfire questions with Tim Minchin & Dennis Kelly.
Australian Premiere of Matilda The Musical
Watch the red carpet arrivals at the Australian Premiere of Matilda The Musical at the Sydney Lyric Theatre on Thursday 20 August!
Catch up with our Matildas
Catch up with our Matildas: Anna-Louise, Violet, Lara and Matilda. Find out what it’s like to be the West End’s littlest leading lady!
If our Matildas were Prime Minister…
With the general election drawing closer, we asked our four Matildas what they would do differently if they were Prime Minister…
Matilda The Musical Cinema Advert
Watch the Matilda The Musical cinema advert which was recently screened in cinemas across the country.
Meet our Matildas – Tasha, Lottie, Lollie and Cara
Find out what their favourite moment in the show is, and what they think of Miss Trunchbull in real life!
Behind the scenes with the Olivier Audience Award hopefuls
Ever wondered just how Mrs Wormwood achieves that mountain of platinum blonde hair? Find out in this video as Kay Murphy takes you behind the scenes at the Cambridge Theatre…
Behind the scenes at Liberty
In partnership with Liberty, Matilda The Musical’s award-winning set designer Rob Howell has created a spectacular installation which can be found in the main atrium of London’s iconic retail store Liberty. Watch exclusive behind the scenes footage.
New video trailer
Watch our brand new video trailer
An urgent message from
Save yourself from the Chokey and vote Matilda The Musical for the BBC Radio 2 Audience Olivier Award. Only you can make it happen, voting closes 18 March.
Matilda The Musical at the Royal Variety Performance
Performing ‘When I Grow Up’ and ‘Naughty’ at the Royal Albert Hall in November 2012 and broadcast later on UK mainstream TV. Chloe Hawthorn performing as Matilda.
Merry Christmas from Matilda!
Merry Christmas from Matilda The Musical! Members of the creative team speculate on Matilda and Miss Trunchbull’s Christmas…
Watch original London video footage from Matilda The Musical right here, featuring the hit songs ‘When I Grow Up’ and ‘Revolting Children’
OPENING NIGHT VIDEO
To see all the action from the Cambridge Theatre on the Opening Night, watch our Opening Night video here. See which celebrities turned up and what they thought of the show, along with interviews with the cast and creatives!
TWITTERVIEW (PART 2)
We asked you to choose your questions for Tim and Dennis, find out if they made the cut by watching Tim and Dennis’ Twitterview, part 2.
TWITTERVIEW (PART 1)
We asked you to choose your questions for Tim and Dennis, find out if they made the cut by watching Tim and Dennis’ Twitterview, part 1.
For a sneak preview of what to expect to see on stage, check out our trailer…
The Matildas were announced on Roald Dahl Day, in a fabulous photo call on the London Eye.
CREATIVE TEAM CHAT
Dennis Kelly, Tim Minchin and Matthew Warchus talk about the process of creating Matilda The Musical.
INTERVIEW WITH DENNIS AND TIM
Dennis and Tim chat together about their collaboration on Matilda The Musical, during rehearsals for the premiere in Stratford-upon-Avon in November
INTERVIEW WITH DENNIS KELLY
Dennis chats about his inspiration in writing the book for Matilda The Musical, in advance of the premiere in Stratford-upon-Avon in November 2010.
INTERVIEW WITH TIM MINCHIN
Tim chats about the challenges in writing the music and lyrics for Matilda The Musical, in advance of the premiere in Stratford-upon-Avon in November 2010.