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Eric
Eric Shaffernickle is a character in Matilda the Musical.

Role

Eric is the smallest child in Miss Honey's class, which makes him easier for Miss Trunchbull to bully. Eric appears in the following songs:

  • "Miracle"
  • "School Song"
  • "The Hammer"
  • "Bruce"
  • "When I Grow Up"
  • "The Smell of Rebellion"
  • "Revolting Children"
  • "When I Grow Up (reprise)"

Performance at Crunchem Hall

Eric's full name is revealed as "Eric Shaffernickle" according to his End of Year School Report card. His grades are decent; Mostly consist of Gs (Good Grade or Cs).

According to Miss Trunchbull, his grades have improved but still not good enough. Also that he has "the spine of a worm."

Portrayals

Stratford 

Original West End

Current West End

Former West End

Broadway 

Main

Alternate

Acrobat Tour

Main

  • Ricky Garcia (May 2015-Present)
  • Karan Brar(May 2015-Present)

Alternates

Sydney

  • Kyle Banfield
  • Joey Gandin
  • Callum Rogers