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Meet the new Matilda the Musical cast

Go inside the rehearsal room to meet the new cast

Lauren Byrne and Rakesh Boury

Meet the new West End cast of the RSC's Matilda the Musical in a fun show-and-tell!

Beginning last week, Lauren Byrne (Six) has assumed the role of Miss Honey, while Victoria Alsina, Laurel Sumberg and Heidi Williams join Maisie Mardle to share the title role.

In addition, Rakesh Boury (Man of La Mancha) and Amy Ellen Richardson (Everyone's Talking About Jamie) have joined the company to play Mr and Mrs Wormwood, respectively.

Remaining in the principal cast are Elliot Harper (as Miss Trunchbull) and Landi Oshinowo (as Mrs Phelps).

New additions to the adult ensemble include Felipe Bejarano, Angeline Bell, Oliver Bingham, Thea Bunting, Michael Gardiner, Aaron Jenkins, Sam Lathwood, Dianté Lodge, Kira McPherson, Alistair So and James Wolstenholme, who join Liberty Buckland, Kate Kenrick, Connor Lewis and Gemma Scholes.

Lauren Byrne
© Manuel Harlan
Amy Ellen Richardson
© Manuel Harlan
Rakesh Boury
© Manuel Harlan

Newly announced child performers include Mia Atkinson, Leo Babet, Florence Burt, Poppy Caton, Zuri-Michel Charalambou, Brodie Edwards, Jude Farrant, Riotafari Gardner, Finley Harlett, Lily Hanna, Tia Isaac, Miley Kayongo, Shayla McCormack, Isabelle Mullally, Jasmine Nyenya, Raphaella Philbert, Jack Philpott, Riley Plummer, Jasmine Pottinger-Scott, Ashton Robertson, Leon Saunders, Andrei Shen-U Shen, Noah Swer-Fox and Lucia Wratten. Kylan Denis has remained with the cast and continue to alternate as Bruce.

Now in its tenth year at London's Cambridge Theatre, Matilda the Musical is based on the classic Roald Dahl novel and features a book by Dennis Kelly and a score by Tim Minchin.

Under the direction of Matthew Warchus, the creative team includes designer Rob Howell, choreographer Peter Darling, lighting designer Hugh Vanstone and sound designer Simon Baker. Orchestrations, additional music and musical supervision are by Christopher Nightingale and special effects and illusions are by Paul Kieve.

A film adaptation, starring Emma Thompson, is also due to hit UK cinemas on 2 December 2022.

Tickets for the West End production are on sale below.