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Matilda the Musical

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Covent Garden
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Address: Cambridge Theatre | Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H 9HU, England
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Amazing! Can I watch it again??

Wow! It was amazing from start to finish. Totally captivating! The cast were outstanding, all great actors, singers and dancers. We were in row D in the stalls, would highly... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Wow! It was amazing from start to finish. Totally captivating! The cast were outstanding, all great actors, singers and dancers. We were in row D in the stalls, would highly recommend getting seats that close, it's worth every penny! Special mention to Matilda herself, she was awesome (Zaris-Angel).

Thank AMCRHarrogate
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

So we decided to go and watch Matilda for my girlfriends 21st this also being my first ever trip to a theatre! Simply amazing is all I can say, fantastic acting by all the cast and although some scenes are not from the book I think everyone including myself thoroughly enjoyed tonights show (21/01/17 7:30pm) Highly recommended!!

Thank Mujahid A
Berkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went along for Dad's birthday and the whole family were amazed! From the awe-striking use of set to the fabulous young actors, this fantastic show was outstanding across every field. Although we hadn't heard the songs before, somehow we left singing them all! Would highly recommend this to anyone as it was a great evening out.

Thank charreviews
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I love the movie and watched over and over but the musical is very different they have a few things the same but the big line "I'm big your small I'm right your wrong didn't make a cameo in the musical. The acting was very good but I feel the storyline was lost in a new version, which bored me... More 

Thank kittykatz15
Rugby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoying this show. The action never ends and the stage effects are very clever. Lovely to see how much the children actors enjoy themselves. The interaction of actor with audiences was an added bonus. Loved the film and would strongly recommend the show.

Thank Patricia A
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to two shows whilst here. Paid more for this and seats were not great than other. The merchandise wasn't great. The story didn't follow the actual film or book. They made one up it made sense in the end bit isn't like the film. The actors were fab for what they did but I was bored by half time.... More 

Thank lindsey v
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I'm a big fan of the book and movie. Alot of the time the play didn't follow the book/ movie. Eg; In the book/movie, Matilda had her powers for most of the story. In the play, they only showered her powers twice. A lot of the scenes was random, like how suddenly there's a scene of the Russian mafia gang... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This show is simply amazing, from the start to the end. I do not know where to even begin. The staging is absolutely brilliant, clever is an understatement. AND the cast - just jaw dropping talented brilliance. We went to see this show on Saturday the 14th January 2017 - Matilda, played by a little girl called Abbie (I think),... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited London for the day, and during the evening we visited the theatre to watch Matilda. It was an experience that the whole family enjoyed! the story line was slightly altered which made it even more gripping. The actors were amazing and talented.It was my first west end musical, and i would highly recommend watching it if you ever... More 

Thank Ben G
Inverurie, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not my favourite musical but that's just personal choice. I hadn't expected the level of children singing throughout which was too much for me . I got my tickets on Amazon for around 22 so it was great value for the price paid. I've done most of the musicals now and in my view Lion King for children is in... More 

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Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or simply to be among the multitude of people who pass through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated by some impromptu act of a street performer wowing the crowds in Covent Garden's Piazza. If you do have tickets, you'll be pleased to note that many of the local eateries accommodate theatergoers with prix fixe menus, early dinners, and later than usual opening hours. 

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