Elise Blake

Elise Mia Blake (born January 23, 2004) is a British child actress, from Essex, who played Matilda from March 2013 - March 2014.


West End 

  • The Wizard of Oz as Ripp 
  • Les Misérables as Little Cosette/Young Éponine 
  • Matilda the Musical as Matilda


  • The Sound of Music as Gretl Von Trapp 
  • Annie as Annie 


  • Gypsy as Baby June (Chichester Festival Theatre, Sussex)


Elise Blake
  • Elise's first night was March 12, 2013 and her last show was March 9, 2014. 
  • Elise has a younger brother and two younger sisters.  
  • Elise attended Redroofs Theatre School from September 2015 on a scholarship, but will be starting at Italia Conti School of Performing Arts from September 2016.  
  • Elise thought that Matilda's shoes were really unfashionable.  
  • Elise had 3 public performances; 'Naughty' at the 2013 Olivier Awards, 'Naughty' at 2013 West End Live and 'Quiet' at Britain's Classroom Heroes Awards
  • During her run she shared her role with Cristina Fray, Chloe Hawthorn, Lollie McKenzie, Georgia Pemberton and Lara Wollington
  • Elise was cast in The Sound of Music UK tour when she was 5 years old.  


Elise Blake (Matilda) @ West End Live 2013 - Naughty-0

Elise Blake (Matilda) @ West End Live 2013 - Naughty-0

Matilda - Naughty - Olivier Awards 2013

Matilda - Naughty - Olivier Awards 2013