Feeling the need for speed? Riotous musical comedy The Wind In The Willows have released these first cast portraits of their company in colourful character, sure to get your hearts racing in excitement.
The first images of the cast in costume feature 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 of the show begin at the London Palladium on Friday 16 June, with opening night on Thursday 29 June.
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The new musical, based on Kenneth Grahame’s much-loved classic and penned by Julian Fellowes and Olivier Award-winning composer and lyricist George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, follows the impulsive Mr Toad, whose desire to live life in the fast lane 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.