Ted Charles Wilson (born November 17, 2002) is a British child actor who is currently playing Nigel in the US First National Tour. He was also the swing for Eric and Nigel in Matilda the Musical on Broadway. He originally played Eric, transferring from the West End production, in which he played the same role with the original cast.



  • Matilda the Musical as Eric and Swing (Nigel & Eric)

National Tour

  • Matilda the Musical as Nigel

West End

  • Oliver! as Workhouse child
  • Matilda the Musical as Eric


  • Madame Butterfly (English National Opera)


  • Ted is the longest serving child cast member of Matilda, with a combined run of 2 years and 10 months.
  • Ted had his first ever performance on October 25, 2011 and had his final performance on March 15, 2015.
  • Ted is the only child cast member of Matilda to perform in three separate productions of the show.