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Tim Minchin on writing music for Roald Dahl's Matilda

2 December 2010 Last updated at 11:13 GMT

With his back-combed hair, skinny jeans and heavy eyeliner - Tim Minchin has certainly got the right look to be called a 'comedy rock superstar' this with his quirky humour and controversial songs have become his trademarks.

He tells BBC Breakfast about his upcoming tour and how he's written the music for the stage version of Roald Dahl's Matilda.