Emmie Newitt

MATILDA THE MUSICAL extends run and announces new young company members

Now in its 13th year in London, MATILDA THE MUSICAL continues to play to packed houses in the West End.

matilda musical  londonThe current London company production photography. Photo by Manuel Harlan.

The multi-award-winning production today announces an extension to its West End run and new young members to the cast.

Performances of MATILDA THE MUSICAL are now booking at the Cambridge Theatre through to May 2025.


Anna Deikalo, Ava Posniak and Sophia Saravanan will join Estella Evans in the title role, with their first performances from 12 March 2024. 

The other new young performers announced today joining the London company in the roles of Bruce, Lavender, Nigel and the rest of the pupils at Crunchem Hall are Nesim Adnan, Ryo Appadu, Chloe Boyle, Amelia-Grace Cambridge, Caoimhe Fisher, Jesamine-Bleu Gibbs, Matthias Green, Daisy Jeffcoate, Kaylen Luke, Lola McCourtie, Yvie Moore, Harry Newby, Alex Prior, Frankie Treadaway and Marnie Rae Warren-Baker.

These new performers join the existing young cast who continue in their roles: Jake Durant, Max Garlick, Lilia Guinoubi, Coco-Lili Hodder, Zarian Marcel Obatarhe, Elliott Marsden, Toryn O’Callaghan, Kristiano Ricardo, Harriet Rogers, and Archie Smith.

The current adult cast includes Rakesh Boury (Mr Wormwood), Kieran Hill (Miss Trunchbull), Amy Ellen Richardson (Mrs Wormwood), and Lydia White (Miss Honey). The ensemble includes Esme Bacalla-Hayes, Thea Bunting, Ronan Burns, Ella Caldwell, Stan Doughty, Nolan Edwards, Karina Hind, Aaron Jenkins, Sam Lathwood, Sean Lopeman, Ruairidh McDonald, Kane Oliver Parry, Roan Pronk, Gabrielle Davina Smith, Deborah Tracey and Lauren Varnham.


Seen by 11 million people across more than 90 cities worldwide, MATILDA THE MUSICAL is an anarchic production about a strong and determined heroine with a vivid imagination. Written by Dennis Kelly and with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin, Roald Dahl's beloved children's novel is a smash hit for audiences of all ages.


Undoubtedly one of the best family shows to see in London, MATILDA THE MUSICAL is so much more than that. It's a heartwarming story of triumph and self-discovery that will truly move you.

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