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Cambridge Theatre

32-34 Earlham Street | Seven Dials, London WC2H 9HU, England
+44 844 412 4652
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Matilda Theater Show in London
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Welcome to the TripAdvisor page for one of the youngest and most attractive theatres in the West End, having opened in 1930 with interior decoration by Serge Chemayeff of Waring and Gillow. These were completely restored under the supervision of Carl Toms in 1986.A comfortable size for both plays and musicals productions at the theatre have included 1066 and All That, Heartbreak House with Edith Evans and Robert Donat, Billy Liar, Half a Sixpence with Tommy Syteele, Bruce Forsyth in Little Me, Peter O’ Toole in Man and Superman, Return to the Forbidden Planet, Fame, The Beautiful Game, Jerry Springer –The Opera and both the original London production and the revival of Kander and Ebb’s Chicago.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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32-34 Earlham Street | Seven Dials, London WC2H 9HU, England
Covent Garden
+44 844 412 4652
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Good show based mainly for children. Theatre it's self really needs an update toilets leave a lot to be desired photos to follow. Also some children under six were incredibly noisy and should not be there

Thank lindaboys1
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I attended this theatre with my wife and 2 children to see Matilda. This was their first visit to the theatre to see a show in the west end and we weren't disappointed. The show is excellent and every member of the cast should be...More

Thank andyfayemiddlem
Reviewed 5 days ago

the place is a theatre and the activity is seeing Matilda the Musical. liked the songs best & arriving 20 minutes late least. money

Thank Laura T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying in London for the weekend and as part of our visit we saw Matilda at the theatre. Currently surrounded by scaffolding, but it is a beautiful old building. Staff were very friendly and provided a booster seat for our young daughter. Cashier...More

Thank Mim186378
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The audio technician did not know his/her job, it was far too loud... Kids have very good hearing, much better than adults, and a lot of them had to cover their ears!

Thank Kai E
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely small rustic theatre, very old. It's darker inside than others. We saw Matilda which was wonderful. Seats are a little worn but it's old. Boaster seats are available.

Thank EnglandNorfolk
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Often the seating in these older theatres is cramped. The bar is busy. The crowds are slow. Not here. Very well organised. Even better - the staff seemed happy interested and engaged. A great experience. I would go back.

Thank steven_wilkinson
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Matilda was an amazing show, performed by a very talented cast - children and adults. The costumes, set and choreography were also superb. We had great front row seats but it looked like the show could be appreciated from anywhere in the theatre. The staff...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 29 April 2017

My wife and myself went to the matinee performance of Matilda The Musical today at the Cambridge Theatre - conveniently located just a 5 minute stroll away from Covent Garden Tube Station. It was our visit to the Cambridge Theatre - which in common with...More

Thank stevebG6121BX
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Fantastic show and really enjoyed our visit. Not such an efficient set up as the Prince of Wales but not a problem.Thoroughly enjoyed the show and overall experience.

Thank Petenjan99
Covent Garden
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
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Aman S
Booked tickets for Matilda in June. How long does it take for the tickets to arrive via standard mail. I booked a week ago and still haven't received anything. Was just wondering does it normally take this long
9 May 2017|
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Response from sharonwaters22 | Reviewed this property |
We collected our tickets from the theatre box office I am afraid. hope your tickets arrive soo and that you enjoy the performance.
Aman S
Planning on booking tickets to go see Matilda. Is the view restricted much from the stalls in row D or K ?
29 April 2017|
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Response from Karen C | Reviewed this property |
We sat in the second to last row and I have to say felt like we had the best seats in the house ... it's a show with a lot going on both on and off stage!! Try for the middle seats ..
Hi is there anything near the Cambridge theatre for 16year old boy to do while we are at the theatre...he will be with his dad just trying to come up with something he would enjoy as he doesn't want to see a show but will have to stay near to meet us when show ends...any suggestions?? it will be a Thursday night”
12 March 2017|
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Response from almanzobasildon | Reviewed this property |
As already stated Leicester sq a short distance away he would probably like Ripleys believe or not experience, look it up on the internet