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The major new musical based on Kenneth Grahame’s much-loved classic opens at the London Palladium from June 2017.
Starring Rufus Hound as the amazing Mr Toad in a spectacular new production reuniting Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes and Olivier Award-winning composer and lyricist George Stiles and Anthony Drewe.
This riotous comedy follows the impulsive Mr Toad whose insatiable need for speed lands him in serious trouble. With his beloved home under threat from the notorious Chief Weasel and his gang of sinister Wild Wooders, Toad must attempt a daring escape leading to a series of misadventures and a heroic battle to recapture Toad Hall.
Featuring eye-poppingly beautiful design, exuberant choreography and a gloriously British score, The Wind in the Willows brings an explosion of anarchy, humour and heart to the world famous London Palladium.
Age restrictionRecommended for everyone aged 5 and over, younger children upon parents' discretion. Everyone has to have their own seat.
Running time2 hour 20 minutes (including an interval)
Performance dates16 June to 2 September 2017
Reviews / Features
REVIEW: The Wind in the Willows
The story and characters are familiar; for many, The Wind in the Willows is a favourite whether you are a fan of the book or the countless adaptations. New audiences can expect a warm tale of friendship set in the idyllic countryside of Edwardian England. This newest adaptation hits the West End at the London Palladium and stars Rufus Hound.
21 Aug, 2017 | By Harrison Fuller
Reviews / Features
REVIEW: The Wind in the Willows (in exactly 250 words)
The Wind in the Willows, playing this Summer at the spectacular London Palladium, is a fun, albeit slightly over-the-top musical based on Kenneth Grahame's well-loved novel. The adaptation was written by Julian Fellowes (Downton Abbey), with music by Stiles and Drewe (Half a Sixpence). But, whilst the show is visually impressive and full of catchy tunes, it feels quite laboured at times.
17 Jul, 2017 | By Harriet Wilson
The Wind in the Willows musical confirms run at London's Palladium
Following its highly praised pre-West End run, major new musical The Wind in the Willows is set to return to the West End in London's Palladium Theatre. Brought to life by
Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes and Olivier Award-winning songwriting team George Stiles and Anthony Drewe the much anticipated musical promises to bring "an explosion of anarchy, humour and heart to the world-famous London Palladium." Director Jamie Hendry has also confirmed that he will continue his pledge to ensure that local readers have access to the story by sending free copies of Kenneth Grahame's classic novel to every school and library in London
8 Nov, 2016 | By Sarah Gengenbach
Reviews / Features
Review: The Wind In The Willows - "An Enchanting Journey Into The Winter Season"
The Wind in the Willows - ★★★★
The Wind in the Willows is an enchanting journey into the winter season. Commissioned by the Royal Opera House, this much loved magical tale of Ratty, Mole, Badger and Mr Toad is brought to life through dance, song and the wonderful music composed by Martin Ward.
5 Dec, 2014 | By London Theatre Direct
News / Casting
Full Casting Announced For Royal Opera House's The Wind In The Willows At The Duchess Theatre
Full casting has been announced for the West End Transfer of the Royal Opera House's (ROH) production of The Wind in the Willows.
2 Oct, 2013 | By London Theatre Direct
The Wind In The Willows transfers to the Duchess Theatre
Royal Opera House transfers The Wind In The Willows into London's West End
9 Jul, 2013 | By London Theatre Direct