The Wind in the Willows (Bennett)

by  Jeremy Sams, Alan Bennett, Kenneth Grahame

Full Length Musical, Comedy  /  25m or f

"I am almost as enthusiastic about Alan Bennett's adaptation ... as Ratty is about his river." - Time Out

"This has to be the most dazzling and enjoyable show in the West End. I hope it wins heaps of awards." - The Daily Express…


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    25m or f

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This ingenious adaptation of the classic children's novel created a sensation at the National Theatre of Great Britain. Here are Badger, Rat, Mole and Toad of Toad Hall in the familiar tale with a contemporary slant.  Script and songbook sold separately.
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Reviews

"I am almost as enthusiastic about Alan Bennett's adaptation ... as Ratty is about his river." - Time Out

"This has to be the most dazzling and enjoyable show in the West End. I hope it wins heaps of awards." - The Daily Express

"Bennett has played fair with [the] original story while adding to it his own brand of astringent nostalgia and cryptic wit." - The Guardian

"A brilliantly theatrical piece of storytelling entertainment." - The Financial Times

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Music

  • Musical Style: Classic Broadway
  • Vocal Demands: Easy
  • Orchestra Size: Small/Combo

Casting

25m or f
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  • Reduced casting (Doubling Possible)

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Full Package

Piano/Conductor Score
Violin 1 & 2
Flute
Clarinet
Oboe
Horn
Cornet
Guitar 1 & 2
Accordian
Drums
25 Vocal Chorus Books

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Authors

Jeremy Sams

Jeremy Sams

Alan Bennett

Alan Bennett was born in Leeds in 1934. After studying at Oxford University he collaborated as a writer and performer with Dudley Moore, Jonathan Miller and Peter Cook in Beyond the Fringe in 1960 at the Edinburgh Festival. He then turned to writing full time and produced his first stage play Forty Years On in 1968. ...

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Kenneth Grahame

Kenneth Grahame

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