Abbie Vena (born March 8, 2006) is a British child actress, who played Matilda in Matilda the Musical on the West End.


West End


  • Casualty as Ida Callingham
  • Tracey Ullman's Show as Sally's Daughter


  • Abbie's first performance was September 22, 2016 and her final performance on November 16, 2017.
  • Abbie surpassed Lara Wollington's record and became the longest serving Matilda - performing in the role for just under 15 months.
  • Abbie is from East Yorkshire.
  • During her run she shared the lead role with Zaris-Angel Hator, Clara Read, Sara Sheen, Emma Moore, Éva-Marie Saffrey and Lilian Hardy
  • Abbie is represented by Mark Jermin Management.
  • Abbie played Matilda in a regional amateur production when she was seven.
  • Abbie shares a birthday with former Broadway Matilda Rileigh McDonald
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