Original cast of Matilda the Musical reunite to sing ‘When I Grow Up’

A number of of the original cast of Matilda the Musical have got together for a special performance.

They’ve reunited in lockdown to sing ‘When I Grow Up’ from the show, which features music and lyrics by Tim Minchin with a book by Dennis Kelly, based of course on Matilda by Roald Dahl.

The video was shared to help raise funds for NHS Charities amid the ongoing global health crisis – you can donate online here.

The cast said: “Together, let’s show our respect and gratitude as [the NHS] work tirelessly in the face of the virus. It’s our turn to make sure we look after them, to ensure they can keep doing their vital work.”

You can watch the video above.

About the author: Josh Darvill

Josh is Stageberry's editor with over five years of experience writing about theatre in the West End and across the UK. Prior to following his passion for musicals, he worked for more than a decade as a TV journalist.


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