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The Wind In The Willows – experience the spectacular new musical this summer!

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Kenneth Grahame’s wild tale about the thrill-seeking, lovable menace Mr Toad comes to life in a brand new stage musical starring comedian, actor and presenter Rufus Hound. With a book by Oscar-winning screenwriter and Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes and Olivier Award-winning composer and lyricist George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, The Wind In The Willows is the ultimate theatrical adventure that will delight students of all ages.

Featuring eye-poppingly beautiful design, exuberant choreography and a gloriously British score, The Wind In The Willows brings comedy, heart and thrills to the world famous London Palladium from June. So join Ratty, Badger, Mole and the impulsive Toad as they embark on a series of riotous adventures spiralling from Toad’s insatiable need for speed!

Great School Rates Available

The show offers a fantastic £22.50 schools rate for groups of 10+ in best available seats, with accompanying teachers going free (valid 17 June to 20 July on Monday-Thursday and Tuesday matinee performances). To make an education booking, call 0844 412 4649 or email [email protected]

The Wind In The Willows is a riotous and heart-warming theatrical adventure and a fantastic introduction to theatre for students of all ages. The production has strong curriculum links to Literacy and PSHE programmes of study in all key stages and is particularly suitable for students of English, Drama and Theatre Studies at secondary level.

High quality resources designed by teachers to support your visit and enhance pupils’ understanding of Kenneth Grahame’s timeless classic are freely available online. The Teacher Guide and Additional Resources include discussion points, writing and drama activities based around five key themes to develop your pupils’ love of the story, as well as background information and fully-resourced and photocopiable activities. Literacy resources are currently available for Key Stage 2 and lower Key Stage 3, with Key Stage 3 Drama resources to follow.

To access the resources and find out more, see

3 reasons to book a school group to The Wind In The Willows

  1. Great rates for schools – £22.50 for best available seats, plus free teachers
  2. This summer’s must-see new musical, written by Oscar-winning screenwriter and Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes and the Olivier Award-winning musical theatre partnership of George Stiles and Anthony Drewe
  3. Coming to the world-famous London Palladium for 12 weeks only this summer. Poop poop!

Check out what happened at the exclusive launch event at the London Palladium in January.



Schools rate valid from 17 June – 20 July on Monday – Thursday evening performances and Tuesday matinees. Every 11th ticket is free.