Matilda The Musical: Pictures released ahead of show's arrival in Birmingham

By Kirsten Rawlins | Theatre & Comedy | Published:

Matilda The Musical is coming to Birmingham this summer - and the cast have now begun rehearsals ready for the show.

Matilda The Musical on stage. Pic: Manual Harlan

The eagerly-awaited Royal Shakespeare Company production, based on the Roald Dahl classic, runs at the Hippodrome from July 3 to September 8.

Pictures of the rehearsals were released this morning:

The touring shows' songs have been written by British-Australian comedian, actor, musician and director Tim Minchin.

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.

See the trailer here:

Matilda The Musical comes to Birmingham Hippodrome in July 2018.

Images of previous performances were posted on social media yesterday afternoon, showing what is set to be a wacky, colourful spectacular - staying true to the brilliantly bonkers book illustrated by Quentin Blake:


The show has won more than 85 international awards, including 16 for Best Musical.

Tickets for the Birmingham Hippodrome performances are priced from £30.

For more information, or to book tickets, click here

Kirsten Rawlins

By Kirsten Rawlins

Online Entertainment Editor for the Express & Star and Shropshire Star. E-mail me, or phone 01902 319368


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