Punching the air with unmitigated joy at the news Matilda The Musical is touring the UK / credit: Manuel Harlan
Dennis Kelly and Tim Minchin's hit musical based on Roald Dahl's classic story is touring and playing in London
The multi-award winning Matilda The Musical is finally heading out to tour across the UK and Ireland. Written by Dennis Kelly, and with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin, the ingenious stage adaptation of the classic Roald Dahl kids novel has been getting rave reviews and selling out theatres the world over since its premiere at the RSC's Courtyard Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon in November 2010.
With 2018 tour dates now underway, the show has announced another massive run for 2019 too. It's also still showing at London's Cambridge Theatre, so whether you're planning a trip to the big city, or just want to see this uplifting story as it passes through your hometown, here's how to get tickets.
London's West End
Matilda is running at London's Cambridge Theatre, in Covent Garden, just now. Availability is best mid-week, with the current run finishing on Sun 10 Feb 2019. The cast is subject to change.
Get tickets for Matilda The Musical at London's Cambridge Theatre now.
Matilda The Musical 2018/19 Tour Dates
Sat 3–Sun 25 Mar – Leicester, Curve Theatre Wed 4–Sat 28 Apr – Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin Tue 8 May–Sat 2 Jun – Empire Theatre, Sunderland Tue 5 Jun–Sat 30 Jun – Milton Keynes Theatre Tue 3 Jul–Sat 8 Sep – Hippodrome, Birmingham Mon 18 Sep–Fri 24 Nov – Palace Theatre, Manchester Mon 4 Dec–Friday 12 Jan – Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Thu 15 Jan–Sat 16 Feb – Theatre Royal, Plymouth Tue 19 Feb–Sat 23 Mar – Alhambra Theatre, Bedford Tue 2 Apr–Sat 27 Apr – Edinburgh Playhouse Tue 7 May–Sat 8 Jun – Hippodrome, Bristol Tue 11 Jun–Sat 6 Jul – Mayflower, Southampton Tue 16 Jul–Sat 17 Aug – Theatre Royal, Norwich
Written by: Tim Minchin (adaptation, music & lyrics), Roald Dahl (book), Dennis Kelly (adaptation)
The Royal Shakespeare Company presents Dennis Kelly and Tim Minchin's multi-award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's much loved tale about an extremely clever girl, who uses her extraordinary powers to free her classmates from the tyranny of sadistic headmistress, Miss Trunchbull. Directed by Matthew Warchus.