Saint Francis Xavier School to stage Matilda the Musical

Saint Francis Xavier School will stage Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical JR later this month.

Based on the book Matilda and adapted from the award-winning full length musical, the production tells the story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny.

The cast, led by 14-year-old Lili Bako as Matilda, features over 50 pupils.

Miss Smith, head of drama, said: “Rehearsing this show has been a brilliant experience.

“The pupils have tackled the musical with such energy and I am proud of their dedication and enthusiasm.”

Saint Francis Xavier School presents Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical JR at the school on June 21 to 23 at 7pm.

Tickets are available from and are priced at £7.65 per adult, £4.40 for children aged 16 and under or a family ticket (2 adults, 2 children) is available at £22.

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