The Wind in the Willows Musical

The Wind in the Willows

Venue To Be Confirmed
West End

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.

The Wind in the Willows Synopsis: 

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!

Julian Fellowes, George Stiles and Anthony Drewe
Jamie Hendry, MJE Productions and Josh Gilinski in association with Theatre Royal Plymouth
Rachel Kavanaugh
Songs by: 
George Stiles and Anthony Drewe
Howard Harrison
Gareth Owen
Peter McKintosh
Aletta Collins
Cast list: 
Rufus Hound (Toad) David Birrell (Badger), Fra Fee (Mole), Thomas Howes (Ratty), Neil McDermott (Chief Weasel) and Sophia Nomvete (Mrs Otter), Rakesh Boury, Courtney Bowman, Jenna Boyd, Abigail Brodie, Jorell Coiffic-Kamall, Nicole Deon, James Gant, Evan James, Graham Lappin, Michael Larcombe, Bethany Linsdell, Dylan Mason, Emma Odell, Ryan Pidgen, Patrick Sullivan, Karli Vale, Adam Vaughan, Georgie Westall and Holly Willock.
Other info: 
Orchestrations by Chris Jahnke and David Shrubsole and musical supervision by Simon Lee.
To Be Confirmed

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The Wind in the Willows
Monday, October 17, 2016
New musical The Wind in the Willows looks towards a West End opening

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.

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