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Life lessons from musicals: Why we should all ‘be more Matilda’

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Plenty to choose from but the twitter tag that really stood out to me was Be More Matilda. Despite being the smallest leading lady in the West End, Matilda is certainly inspiring, and the show as a whole has this wonderfully motivating story. So why should you choose to ‘Be More Matilda’?

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NEWS: Two more Matildas & other new cast announced for Roald Dahl hit

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Ahead of celebrations for its fifth birthday in the West End this autumn and Roald Dahl’s centenary on 13 September, the Royal Shakespeare Company’s multi award-winning production of Matilda The Musical has announced that Sara Sheen and Abbie Vena will join Zaris-Angel Hator and Clara Read in the title role from 13 September 2016.

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NEWS: Jersey Boys, Matilda, Les Mis & Phantom shortlisted for Oliviers’ Audience Award

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The Olivier Awards with MasterCard, the UK’s most prestigious stage honours, have today announced the shortlisted shows for the Magic Radio Audience Award 2016.The awards, which this year celebrate their 40th anniversary, will take place on Sunday 3 April at the Royal Opera House. The four shortlisted shows are:

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NEWS: New casting announced for West End’s Matilda from 15 Sep

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Evie Hone and Lizzie Wells will join Anna-Louise Knight and Lara McDonnell in the title role of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical from Tuesday 15 September 2015. Joining the four actresses will be Michael Begley (Mr Wormwood), Miria Parvin (Miss Honey) and Rebecca Thornhill (pictured – Mrs Wormwood). Craige Els will continue in the role of Miss Trunchbull.