The Wind in the Willows 2017

Run Time:
Two hours and 20 minutes, with one intermission
Ages: 6+
Opened: June 17, 2017
Closing: September 09, 2017

The Wind in the Willows - 2017 - West End History , Info & More

London Palladium
8 Argyll St, Soho London

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.


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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS to End Summer Run at the London Palladium This September
by BWW News Desk - August 9, 2017


West End musical The Wind in the Willows will end its strictly limited summer season at the London Palladium on Saturday 2 September.

Review Roundup: THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS in the West End
by Nicole Rosky - June 30, 2017


The new West End musical The Wind in the Willows features Rufus Hound as the amazing MR Toad, Simon Lipkin as Ratty, Craig Mather as Mole, Neil McDermott as Chief Weasel, with Denise Welch as Mrs Otter and Gary Wilmotas Badger. The show is currently playing at the London Palladium.

TV: Watch Highlights from THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS in the West End!
by Nicole Rosky - June 29, 2017


The new West End musical THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS features Rufus Hound as the amazing MR Toad, Simon Lipkin as Ratty, Craig Mather as Mole, Neil McDermott as Chief Weasel, with Denise Welch as Mrs Otter and Gary Wilmot as Badger. The show is currently previewing at the London Palladium with opening night on Thursday 29 June. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

BWW Review: THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS, London Palladium
by Debbie Gilpin - June 29, 2017


Hot on the heels of the success of the reworked Half a Sixpence, Stiles & Drewe team up with Julian Fellowes once more to adapt a well-loved children's book for the stage. The Wind in the Willows has premiered at the end of last year in a short tour and now has a limited London season over the summer - just in time for the school holidays and Kids Go Free (now running for the entirety of August).

Photo Flash: First Look at Rufus Hound, Simon Lipkin, Craig Mather, Neil McDermott and More in THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS in the West End
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2017


The new West End musical THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS features Rufus Hound as the amazing Mr Toad, Simon Lipkin as Ratty, Craig Mather as Mole, Neil McDermott as Chief Weasel, with Denise Welch as Mrs Otter and Gary Wilmot as Badger. The show is currently previewing at the London Palladium with opening night on today 29 June. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Photo Flash: THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS Brings Warm Friendship to WEST END LIVE 2017
by BWW News Desk - June 27, 2017


The West End's free outdoor extravaganza West End Live 2017 took place over the weekend, and BroadwayWorld has more photos featuring Simon Lipkin and Craig Mather (Ratty and Mole, respectively) from THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS performing as part of the thrilling outdoor experience below!

VIDEO: Messing About In Boats With THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS At West End Live!
by Marianka Swain - June 26, 2017


See the WIND IN THE WILLOWS cast perform at West End Live!

Photo Coverage: Jamie Hendry Productions Presents THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
by Roy Tan - June 22, 2017


Based on Kenneth Grahame's treasured novel which has captivated generations of readers for over a century, THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS has been adapted for the stage with a book by Academy Award-winning screenwriter and Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes and Olivier Award-winning composer and lyricist duo George Stiles and Anthony Drewe.

BWW Interview: Simon Lipkin Talks THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
by Marianka Swain - June 8, 2017


Simon Lipkin's numerous credits include Avenue Q, Rock of Ages, The Lorax and Guys and Dolls. He's currently starring as Rat in a new musical version of The Wind in the Willows, which begins its West End run at the London Palladium on 16 June.

Photo Flash: First Look at THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS On Stage at London Palladium
by BWW News Desk - June 5, 2017


The first images of the cast in costume have today been released for new West End musical THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS, featuring Rufus Hound as the amazing Mr Toad, Simon Lipkin as Ratty, Craig Mather as Mole, Neil McDermott as Chief Weasel, with Denise Welch as Mrs Otter and Gary Wilmot as Badger. Previews begin at the London Palladium on Friday 16 June, with opening night on Thursday 29 June.

Flash Sale: 40% Off THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS Tickets
by Marianka Swain - May 18, 2017


Anticipated new musical THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS comes to the London Palladium next month. In our flash sale, you can find tickets for the West End run from just £15 - book tickets here

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS Announces Original Cast Recording
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017


Producer Jamie Hendry and Sony Masterworks Broadway are pleased to announce the release of the original cast recording of new musical The Wind in the Willows with book by Julian Fellowes, music by George Stiles and lyrics by Anthony Drewe.

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