Based on Kenneth Grahame’s best-selling classic of children’s literature, and with a book by Oscar-winning screenwriter and Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes and songs by Olivier Award-winning composers and lyricists George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS is a wild, thrill-seeking tale.
This riotous comedy follows Mole, Rat, Badger, and the impulsive Mr. Toad, whose insatiable need for speed 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.
Full of humour, wit, a gorgeous, soaring score, and heartwarming lessons of friendship,
THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS is the perfect fit for family audiences everywhere.
This Wind in the Willows set is now available for hire.
The Judges Bench and Toads dock are
trucked for easy scene changes.
Toad Hall is the permanent free standing backdrop
to the whole Wind in the Willows show.
The gates can be closed when the interair of the hall is not needed and can be opened from behind by cast members via the practical green door from outside using the gate handles.
This main part of the set is 8.5m wide, 4.2m high
and 1.4m deep.
The Prison bars are trucked and consist of two 1.2m long trucks that are 600mm deep.
Badger's and Mole's houses are a two part double sided truck which is 2.4m long and 2.4m high. The two parts can be split for easy storage in the wings.
The Kalamazoo is a 1.2m long truck. The handle goes up and down and the truck is moved by the actors feet.
The Gypsy Caravan is trucked and is designed to collapse to a much smaller size for wing storage. The Caravan is 1.5m wide and 2.3m high
The Train is trucked and is operated by cast members from behind. The train is 2.1m long,
2.2m high and only 600mm deep for easy
storage in the wings.
The Long Boat is trucked and is operated by cast members from behind. The Long Boat is 2.1m long, 1m high and only 400mm deep. The boat has a rope fitted to it so it can be pulled along.
We supply two 1.2m x 600m trucks with four trees on each. The trees are 3.1m high.
The Car seats two cast members and is maneuvered by them both. Seats are connected to the truck to sit on and the truck will fold in half for storage in the wings. The car measures 1.3m long and 600mm deep.
Ratty's boat has two seats and is trucked,
it has no bottom to the boat so can be
moved along the stage by the actors feet.
Also supplied are two oars and two
riverbank set dressings.
The Boat is 1.6m long and 600mm wide.
All sizes are approximate.