Actor James Millar explains how he became Matilda villain Mrs Trunchbull.
Before he goes on stage in Matilda the Musical, James Millar climbs inside a padded suit that gives him a hunchback and huge, sagging breasts. Makeup artists apply a huge, hairy mole to his upper lip. His eyebrows are brushed into a single bushy line.
Millar describes his character, villainous principal Agatha Trunchbull, as “kind of a monster”. But that’s what makes her so much fun to play.
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