The Wind In The Willows at the London Palladium

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The Wind In The Willows comes to the London Palladium

The highly-anticipated major new musical theatre adaptation of The Wind In The Willows transfers to the West End.

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 Oscar-winning screenwriter and Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes and Olivier Award-winning composer and lyricist team George Stiles and Anthony Drewe.

Leading actor, comedian and presenter Rufus Hound stars as the amazing Mr Toad with EastEnders and Shrek star Neil McDermott as Chief Weasel.

Featuring spectacular stagecraft, this sparkling new musical with a glorious original score brings this treasured British classic to life in what is set to be 2017’s wildest theatrical adventure.

The Wind In The Willows runs from 17 June 2017 until 2 September 2017 at London Palladium.


Kenneth Grahame’s wild tale about the thrill-seeking, lovable menace Mr Toad comes to life in a brand new stage musical. Join Ratty, Badger, Mole and the exuberant Toad as they embark on a series of adventures and misadventures caused by his insatiable need for speed!

Imprisoned for theft and with his existence under threat from the inhabitants of the Wild Wood, Toad must attempt a daring escape to defend Toad Hall.


The cast features Rufus Hound (Mr Toad), Neil McDermott (Chief Weasel), Jenna Boyd, Abigail Brodie, Jorell Coiffic-Kamall, Nicole Deon, James Gant, Evan James, Michael Larcombe, Bethany Linsdell, Ryan Pidgen, Adam Vaughan and Georgie Westall.


Adapted for the stage with a book by Julian Fellowes and lyrics and music by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe. The production is directed by Rachel Kavanaugh with design by Peter McKintosh and lighting design by Howard Harrison.

Theatre Information

London Palladium
Address: 8 Argyll Street, London, W1F 7TF
Nearest Tube or Train: Oxford Circus (Victoria line, Central line, Bakerloo line)
Nearest Buses: 3, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 13, 15, 23, 25, 39, 55, 73, 88, 94, 98, 113, 137, 139, 159

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