The first four Matildas have been announced for the 2018/19 UK and Ireland tour of Matilda The Musical.

Annalise Bradbury, Lara Cohen, Poppy Jones and Nicola Turner will be sharing the title role when Matilda The Musical begins its tour of the UK and Ireland in March.

They will join the rest of the cast for the first five stops on the tour, starting at Leicester Curve on 5 March and taking in Dublin, Sunderland, Milton Keynes and Birmingham. The show then continues on to Manchester and Cardiff, with more venues and dates yet to be announced.

Watch the video below to get to know the girls, as well as see their very special Matilda cake!

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Matilda The Musical has won over 85 international awards and is now in its seventh year in the West End. This tour follows on from successful runs in America, Australia and New Zealand, with over 7.7 million people having seen the musical worldwide. 

Visit the official Matilda The Musical site to find out more about the tour and how to book your tickets.