Theatre shows inspired by books
From the page to the stage... We round up a selection of top shows adapted from books
Matilda The Musical
Until October 21 2012
Matilda The Musical is based on Roald Dahl’s popular story of the exceptionally intelligent girl, Matilda Wormwood. Matilda is unappreciated by her odious parents and utterly despises her tyrannical headmistress, Miss Trunchbull. Rebellious Matilda decides to teach these hateful adults a lesson with the help of her supernatural powers. Music and lyrics for this exuberant and hilarious show are by the award-winning musician and comedian, Tim Minchin.
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