New production images for the musical adaptation of The Wind in the Willows have been released ahead of its opening night at the Theatre Royal Plymouth tonight (19th October).
This new musical continues to play at the Theatre Royal Plymouth until the 22nd October and will also visit the Lowry in Salford and Mayflower Theatre in Southampton, prior to opening in London’s West End.
Based on Kenneth Grahame’s beloved story, the production stars Rufus Hound as Toad, award-winning actor David Birrell as Badger, Irish actor and singer Fra Fee as Mole,Downton Abbey’s Thomas Howes as Ratty, EastEnders and Shrek star Neil McDermott as Chief Weasel and Sophia Nomvete as Mrs Otter.
Directed by Rachel Kavanaugh, The Wind in the Willows follows the wild and wonderful adventures of the excitable but loveable Mr Toad and his friends Ratty, Mole and Badger.
The musical also features design by Peter McKintosh, choreography by Aletta Collins, lighting design by Howard Harrison, sound design by Gareth Owen, orchestrations by Chris Jahnke and David Shrubsole and musical supervision by Simon Lee.
The Wind in the Willows will play at the Theatre Royal Plymouth until the the 22nd October. For more information and to book tickets visit: http://windinthewillowsthemusical.com/