The Royal Ballet’s acclaimed, Olivier Award-winning production of The Wind in the Willows returns to the West End this Christmas.
WINNER – Best Entertainment and Family at the 2014 Olivier Awards
STARRING ALAN TITCHMARSH as the Narrator
This Christmas the Royal Opera House’s hugely popular and critically acclaimed production of Kenneth Grahame’s classic tale The Wind in the Willows comes to the West End’s Vaudeville Theatre.
Choreographed and directed by Will Tuckett, children will love the adventures of Mole, Ratty, Badger and Toad, brought vividly to live through dance, music, puppetry and design.
The show features a magical score by Martin Ward, narration written by former Poet Laureate Sir Andrew Motion, and beautiful designs by the Quay Brothers to create a show that is destined to become an annual Christmas treat in the West End.
Popular TV presenter Alan Titchmarsh stars at the Narrator. Further casting to be announced.
The Wind in the Willows won the 2014 Olivier Award for Best Entertainment and Family.
“A heart warming charmer for all the family” (Sunday Times)
“A mini modern classic” (Evening Standard)
“Utterly fabulous” (Daily Express)
STARRING MARTIN HARVEY, CRIS PENFOLD, IRA MANDELA SIOBHAN, AND SONYA CULLINGFORD AND ALAN TITCHMARSH
Martin Harvey (Dirty Dancing) will take on the role of Ratty, with Cris Penfold as Toad, Ira Mandela Siobhan as Badger and Sonya Cullingford as Mole.
Other members of the company include: Ewan Wardrop, Kayleigh Gore, Jay Webb, Alastair Postlewaite, Jessica Ellen, Rachael Mossom, Jo Meredith and Aron Wild.
Running Time: 1 hour 30 minutes; Age Restrictions: Suitable for ages 5+; Important Info: The dates for the matinee performances vary throughout the run.
Venue InformationVaudeville Theatre, 404 Strand, London, WC2R 0NH
Nearest Tube or Train: Charing Cross (Northern line, Bakerloo line), Embankment (Northern line, Bakerloo line, District line, Circle line)
Nearest Buses: 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 68, 7A, 91, 139, 176
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