Twelve-year-old Clara Read is a British child actress who played the role of Matilda in the West End's production of Matilda the Musical.


West End

  • Matilda the Musical as Matilda

Other Theatre

  • The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe as Lucy (HKAPA)
  • Oresteia as Iphigenia (Almedia Theatre)


  • What Happened to Monday as Young Karen Settman


  • Clara made her first performance on March 15th 2016
  • She shares the role of Matilda with Zaris Angel Hator, Emily-May Stephenson, Abbie Vena, Sara Sheen and Evie Hone.
  • Clara performed at BBC Proms in the park 2016
  • Clara performed at Magic of the Musicals
  • Her favourite subject is maths
  • Clara has lived in Hong Kong.
  • She had her last performance on 12th March 2017


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Clara Read as Matilda

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Clara Read as Matilda with as Oliver-Llewyn Williams as Bruce

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Clara Read performing "I'm Here"

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