The Royal Shakespeare Company has today revealed details of its revolting line-up for the new UK and Ireland tour of Matilda The Musical, which arrives at Birmingham Hippodrome from Tue 3 Jul – Sat 8 Sep 2018.
Craige Els will reprise the role of Miss Trunchbull, having played her in the West End for three years between 2014 and 2017. He will be joined by Carly Thoms as Miss Honey and Sebastien Torkia as Mr Wormwood as well as former West End cast-mate Rebecca Thornhill as Mrs Wormwood.
Winner of over 85 international awards, including 16 for Best Musical, 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.
Matilda The Musical is the longest running production at the Cambridge Theatre and will enter its seventh year in London’s West End on 25 October 2017.
Inspired by the incomparable Roald Dahl’s beloved book, Matilda The Musical was commissioned by the Royal Shakespeare Company and premiered at the RSC’s The Courtyard Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon in November 2010, before transferring to London’s West End in October 2011, where it opened to rave reviews.
The full adult cast includes Joe Atkinson, Peter Bindloss, Oliver Bingham, Emily Bull, Matthew Caputo, Samara Casteallo, Craige Els, Matt Gillett, Michelle Chantelle Hopewell, Sam Lathwood, Steffan Lloyd-Evans, Charlie Martin, Anu Ogunmefun, Carly Thoms, Rebecca Thornhill, Sebastien Torkia, Taylor Walker, Adam Vaughan and Dawn Williams. The children’s cast will be announced in due course.
Matilda The Musical is now on sale. For tickets, call the Birmingham Hippodrome Box Office on 0844 338 5000 or visit www.birminghamhippodrome.com