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Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical (PG) (AD)

Relaxed Screening

Matilda The Musical

Roald Dahl’s cheeky little heroine leaps from the West End stage to the big screen in this charming musical.

Everyone's favourite little rascal is back, and this time she's got a few musical numbers up her sleeve! Young newcomer Alisha Weir takes on the role of Matilda Wormwood - a little girl with a sharp mind, a vivid imagination, and the worst parents in the world. While her parents prioritise trashy TV and dodgy money-making schemes over caring for their child, Matilda is a quiet observer who seeks escapism through her beloved books and plotting cheeky acts of rebellion. 

Filled with show-stopping performances and plenty of charm, Matthew Warchus' on-screen adaptation of the award-winning West End musical features a vibrant cast of incredible British talent, including Stephen Graham and Andrea Riseborough as Matilda's neglectful parents, Lashana Lynch as the inspirational Miss Honey, and Emma Thompson as the villainous Miss Trunchbull.

UK 2022 dir Matthew Warchus 117 min

There is audio description available for this title. We provide audio description using the Dolby Screentalk system. The film soundtrack comes through the speakers in the usual way and a recorded narrator explains what is happening on screen through personal headphones. Please ask a member of staff for a set of headphones.

What is a Relaxed Screening?

A relaxed event takes place in an environment that is specially tailored for a neurodiverse audience, as well as those who find a more informal setting beneficial. 

The cinema environment is tailored to the needs of the audience.

For this screening:

- The lights are dimmed, though not off.

- The volume levels a little lower than usual.

- You are free to move around the screen and to enter and exit the cinema at any time, with easy access for any wheelchair users.

- You're free to make noise in these screenings. 

- Staff are trained and ready to assist with any help you or other audience members may need while you're at the cinema at Barbican.

A visual guide to our cinemas is available on request – just click on the Visual Stories tab on our Accessible Events page. For more information please contact the Box Office

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