The long-running musical based on Roald Dahl’s book continues to play at the Cambridge Theatre.

L-R Maisie Mardle, Heidi Williams, Laurel Sumberg and Victoria Alsina will share the title role in the RSC’s Matilda The Musical. Photo by Ellie Kurttz.

Casting has been announced for the Royal Shakespeare Company’s West End production of Matilda The Musical which is now in its 10th year at the Cambridge Theatre.

It has been confirmed that Victoria Alsina, Laurel Sumberg and Heidi Williams will join Maisie Mardle in the title role of Matilda, with their first performances from the 13th September. The role of Miss Honey will be played by Lauren Byrne and Rakesh Boury and Amy Ellen Richardson will join the company to play Mr and Mrs Wormwood. Current cast members Elliot Harper will continue as Miss Trunchbull and Landi Oshinowo will continue in the role of Mrs Phelps.

Felipe Bejarano, Angeline Bell, Oliver Bingham, Thea Bunting, Michael Gardiner, Aaron Jenkins, Sam Lathwood, Dianté Lodge, Kira McPherson, Alistair So and James
Wolstenholme will join the existing adult cast which includes Liberty Buckland, Kate Kenrick, Connor Lewis and Gemma Scholes. The other young performers announced today who join the London company in the roles of Bruce, Lavender, Amanda and the rest of the pupils at Crunchem Hall are as follows: Mia Atkinson, Leo Babet, Florence Burt, Poppy Caton, Zuri-Michel Charalambou, Brodie Edwards, Jude Farrant, Riotafari Gardner, Finley Hartlett, Lily Hanna, Tia Isaac, Miley Kayongo, Shayla McCormack, Isabelle Mullallay, Jasmine Nyenya, Raphaella Philbert,
Jack Philpott, Riley Plummer, Jasmine Pottinger-Scott, Ashton Robertson, Leon Saunders, Andrei Shen-U Shen, Noah Swer-Fox and Lucia Wratten. Kylan Denis will continue as one of the actors who shares the role of Bruce.

Matilda The Musical is the story of an extraordinary little girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny.

Now booking until 28th May 2023, the musical has won 99 international awards including 24 for Best Musical. The show was written by Dennis Kelly, with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin. The creative team includes direction by Matthew Warchus, designs by Rob Howell, choreography by Peter Darling, orchestrations, additional music and musical supervision by Christopher Nightingale, lighting by Hugh Vanstone, sound by Simon Baker and the special effects and illusions are by Paul Kieve.

To keep up to date with all the latest information about Matilda the Musical visit: https://uk.matildathemusical.com/