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The Wind in the Willows: Shows

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The Wind in the Willows is available in several versions to suit your specific needs. Please click on the vision you like to know more about:

Wind The True Stoy

2022:

The Wind in the Willows (The True Story) by Rat
 

and Toad!

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Kenneth Grahame’s classic story in an exciting, playful production! Ratty is staging a one-rat show of his eventful life during the period documented in 'The Wind in the Willows'. Unfortunately for Rat, Toad is present and not content to remain in the audience! Creative use of props, puppets, and actors showcase the fun and adventure as well as the mysterious, intangible beauty of this masterpiece, resulting in a performance in equal parts manic and moving!

 

Cast

Rat - Halie Darling

Toad - George C Francis

Production Team

Based on the work of Kenneth Grahame

Adapted by: Fielding and Francis

Director: Fielding and Francis

Poster design: Halie Darling

Production Photography

Production Video

Quotes

"We have been to a lot of stuff here at the Lyric and this is one of the best!"

Parent and audience member

"Ten out of Ten! It really was!"

Audience member

Wind Walk

2020:

The Wind in the Willows: Immersive Walk

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A promenade production of Kenneth Grahame’s classic story in an energetic, playful and safe performance! Showcasing the fun and adventure, as well as the mysterious, intangible beauty of this masterpiece!

 

Adhering to the latest government guidelines on managing the risks related to Covid-19.

Cast

Mole - Pippa Lea

Rat - Halie Darling

Toad - George C Francis

Badger - Moneer Elmasseek 

Weasel - Kyra Jessica Willis

Stoat - Sean Erwood

Washer Woman - Emma Reade - Davies 

Production Team

Based on the work of Kenneth Grahame

Adapted by: Fielding and Francis

Director: Fielding and Francis

Poster design: Halie Darling
Stage manager: Adeane Hardy

Production Photography

Quotes

Wonderful afternoon enjoying the lovely #canalside #outdoors on the #socialdistancing #friendly #WindInTheWillows #walk at @greenfordquay with @awaprd #SummerEvents #Greenford So nice to be outdoors in the sunshine today!

   Dr Aysha Raza - Council Member at London Borough of Ealing

Another magical adventure at @greenfordquay with The Wind in the Willows Immersive Walk over the weekend. Thank you to @awaprd for hosting this fantastic community event.

   Greenford Quay 

Production Video

2019:

Wind Playground Plays

The Wind in the Willows: Playground Plays

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Bringing plays to playgrounds! Climbing frames can become the majestic Toad Hall, and a wooden assault course becomes the Wild Wood, while a slide can be perfect for a quick escape from a dungeon! Kenneth Grahame’s classic story in an energetic, playful and faithful production! Creative use of unique playground spaces, puppets and live actors showcase the fun and adventure, as well as the mysterious, intangible beauty of this masterpiece resulting in a performance in equal parts manic and moving!

Cast

Mole - Pippa Lea

Rat - Halie Darling

Toad - George C Francis

Badger - Chris Barton 

Weasel - Lauren Garner

Stoat - Ben Frederick

Hedgehog - Moneer Elmasseek

(additional parts played by the cast)

Production Team

Based on the work of Kenneth Grahame

Adapted by: Fielding and Francis

Director: Fielding and Francis

Poster design: Halie Darling
Stage manager: Adeane Hardy

Production Photography

2019:

Wind 50 Min

The Wind in the Willows: 50 minute show

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