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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
Phone Number: +44 844 412 4652
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Treat yourself to a night of magical whimsical talent.Really loved it.The swing scene is worth travelling for.Brilliant.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Clane, Ireland
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Clane, Ireland
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84 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Treat yourself to a night of magical whimsical talent.Really loved it.The swing scene is worth travelling for.Brilliant.

Thank EMR71
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Such a great show. The actress playing Matilda was incredible, as were the rest of the cast. Hilarious and thoroughly entertaining; this has to be rated as the up and coming show to see on the West End.

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Took my 10 year old daughter here for a midweek birthday treat. We had seats in the stalls which cost £45 each. We had a good spot and could see the stage very clearly and the actors when they walked through the aisles. Overall it was a very good production, especially as the cast are mainly children and you'd have... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Exceptionally funny musical. A great show for kids and adults alike, with exceptional sound and lighting. If you go midweek you can save by buying standby tickets at the ticket office. We had really great seats close to the front for a fraction of what they were worth. Confectionaries are pricy, as per normal, but abundant places to eat around... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

YAYS: - The children. The child actors and actresses in this production were an absolute joy to watch - I could have gone through the entire play just watching the brilliant expressions on their faces as they navigated complicated dialogue, dance routines and songs. I think back to my school plays and it really does boggle my mind what these... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Amazing production, great cast, fantastic music, brilliant sets. This was one of the best shows I have seen, really first rate, so much energy has a real buzz about it. Highly recommended.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to see the show last night, it was excellent the actors/actresses were amazing. But we had front row tickets and this literally means you are sitting on the stage, I was disappointed with the tickets as it was too close and I like to be close to the stage, I wish it had been made clearer when booking.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We watched the show last night, and have to say the actors were excellent. The whole performance was brilliant, and the storyline was excellent. The child actors were fantastic! one show we would return to watch again!

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

My husband and I took my 10 year old daughter for a birthday treat. We had heard very good things so expected it to be quite good but neither of us expected it to be soooo good. We drifted out after magical evening. The performance was brilliant. Couldn't fault a thing? A must see.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked to see Matilda, as my wife expressed a wish to see it. Though it is based on the film, so many different scenes have been added that sometimes it feels like you are watching something a bit different...but it's for the better! Loved the section featuring Mrs Wormwood and her dance partner...suddenly were watching 'Strictly'. The Russian mafia... 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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