The new musical adaptation of Kenneth Grahame’s wild tale The Wind in the Willows about the thrill-seeking, lovable menace Mr Toad is looking towards a West End run following a brief UK tour which officially opens this week.
The Wind in the Willows
Kenneth Grahame’s wild tale about the thrill-seeking, lovable menace Mr Toad comes to life in a brand new stage musical with a book by Oscar-winning screenwriter and Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes and Olivier Award-winning composer and lyricist team George Stiles and Anthony Drewe. The production has recently begun a short UK tour at the Theatre Royal Plymouth, and will journey to The Lowry in Salford from 27th October 2016 – 6th November 2016 followed by the Mayflower Theatre in Southampton from 10th November 2016 – 20th November 2016 before a West End run.
Stay tuned to find out more about the London production, which is aiming to hit the West End in 2017.
Ratty, Badger and Mole join the exuberant Toad and embark on a series of adventures and misadventures caused by his insatiable need for speed! Imprisoned for theft and with his existence under threat from the inhabitants of the Wild Wood, Toad must attempt a daring escape to defend Toad Hall. Featuring spectacular stagecraft and a company of over fifty, this sparkling new musical with a glorious original score brings this treasured British classic to life in what is set to be 2016’s wildest theatrical adventure!