Last Updated on 22 June 2021 by Showcall Editorial Team
The young cast and ensemble have been announced for Matilda The Musical’s return to London’s Cambridge Theatre in September
Full casting has been announced for the return of Matilda The Musical to London’s West End.
The title role of young Matilda will be shared by Imogen Cole, Alyssa D’Souza, Alex Munden and Zoe Simon.
She will join the adult cast of Elliot Harper as Miss Trunchbull, Carly Thomas as Miss Honey, Sebastien Torkia as Mr Wormwood, and Annette McLaughlin who is taking over from Marianne Benedict as Mrs Wormwood.
The Royal Shakespeare Company’s hit musical returns to the Cambridge Theatre in Covent Garden from 16 September 2021. It is now booking through to 13 February 2022.
The other young performers joining the cast in the roles of Bruce, Lavender, Amanda and the rest of the pupils at Crunchem Hall are Hari Aggarwal, Thommy Bailey Vine, Kieron Bell, Tom Bonomini, Drew Edwards, Robyn Elwell, Rory Finnegan, Darcy Kelly, Ben Lee, Keanna-Skye O’Quinn, Nicholas Parris, Bella Perdoni, Chancé Quaye, Scarlett Jayne Rackham, Bren Reilly, Niamh Ritchie, Jacob Savva, Jayden Seder and Alex Stockton.
They are joining Kaspar Cahill-Ritter, Sienna Clarke, Rosie Gell-Marquez, Beth Gilmour, Louie Gray, and Gracie Hodson-Prior who will continue in the children’s roles.
The rest of the adult cast includes Liberty Buckland, Georgia Carling, Roger Dipper, Katrina Dix, Kate Kenrick, Ben Kerr, Matt Krzan, Connor Lewis, Tom Mather, Bryan Mottram, Kane Oliver Parry, Landi Oshinowo, Ryan Pidgen, James Revell, Gemma Scholes and Dawn Williams.
Tim Minchin, who wrote the music and lyrics, said: “I’m so excited that the West End will be reopening soon and that Matilda will be back on stage in time for its 10th birthday – and that I’ll be able to be in my favourite city for the first time in two years! I’ve so keenly missed Matilda, my London family and live theatre in general.”
Matilda The Musical is directed by Matthew Warchus with a book by Dennis Kelly, based on Roald Dahl’s classic children’s story, Matilda.