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Dame Emma Thompson is reunited with screen nemesis  Alisha Weir

Dame Emma Thompson is reunited with screen nemesis Alisha Weir as ecstatic co-stars attend photocall for Matilda: The Musical at 66th BFI Film Festival

Dame Emma Thompson was reunited with her screen nemesis on Wednesday afternoon as the cast of Matilda: The Musical gathered for a photocall in London. 

The celebrated actress plays tyrannical headmistress Miss Agatha Trunchbull in the latest adaptation of Roald Dahl’s popular children’s novel, alongside Alisha Weir as the titular schoolgirl Matilda Wormwood. 

But their screen animosity was put to one side as the co-stars warmly embraced while posing for photographers at the Mayfair Hotel during this year’s 66th BFI Film Festival. 

Close: Dame Emma Thompson was reunited with screen nemesis Alisha Weir on Wednesday afternoon as the cast of Matilda: The Musical gathered for a photocall in London

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