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In the Willows – Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Book and Lyrics: Poppy Burton-Morgan Music: Pippa Cleary Director: Poppy Burton-Morgan Music and Lyrics: Keiran Merck Designer: William Reynolds Reviewer: Gareth Davies Kenneth Grahame might very well be spinning in his grave. Which needn’t be a bad thing, if he takes his moves from the dance battle which marks the decisive climax of this hip-hop treatment of his pastoral children’s ...

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The Wind in the Willows – The Mayflower, Southampton

Writer: Julian Fellowes Music and Lyrics: George Stiles, Andrew Drewe Director: Rachel Kavanaugh Reviewer: David Jobson After more than a century, The Wind in the Willows still enchants children with its charming tale. It has been adapted countless times for stage, movie and TV. Now it’s traipsing the open road with songs to match in this new musical adaptation of ...

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The Wind in the Willows – Lyric, Theatre Royal Plymouth

Writer:Julian Fellowes Music and Lyrics:George Stiles, Andrew Drewe Director: Rachel Kavanaugh Reviewer: Helen Tope The Wind in the Willows is a much-loved classic, entertaining generations of children with stories from the riverbank. The adventures of Rat, Badger, Mole and Toad form a tale of friendship that lends itself to any interpretation. It’s therefore not surprising that The Wind in the ...

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The Wind In The Willows – Mercury Theatre, Colchester

The cast of Wind In The Willows at Mercury Theatre

Writer: Kenneth Grahame Book: Willis Hall Music and Lyrics: Rebecca Applin Director: Matthew Cullum Reviewer: Glen Pearce Twenty-six years ago, The National Theatre used all its stage technology to stage a visually thrilling stage adaptation of The Wind In The Willows. This summer, Colchester’s Mercury Theatre pulls off an equally stunning production, albeit on a fraction of the National’s budget. ...

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Wind In The Willows – Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre, Chester

Writer: Kenneth Grahame Adapter: Glyn Maxwell Director: Alex Clifton Reviewer: Steve Davies Kenneth Grahame’s 1908 story of four animal friends and their adventures has seen many adaptations. It tells the tale of Mole leaving home and meeting up with Rat, Toad and Badger. Their adventures include picnics, riverboat rides, a visit to Toad Hall and an unfortunate car journey. The ...

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Wind in the Willows – Birmingham Rep @ The Crescent Theatre, Birmingham

Writer: Kenneth Grahame Adapter: Alan Bennett Director: Gwenda Hughes Reviewer: James Garrington [rating:4.5] Toad, Ratty, Badger and Mole, adventures on the riverbank, escaping from prison dressed as a washerwoman and fighting the weasels; all of the elements of Kenneth Grahame’s classic tale are brought to life on the Crescent Theatre stage in this adaptation by Alan Bennett, which first appeared ...

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