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Catherine Street, London, WC2B 5LA
Ended 1 Feb 2014 after 52 days
The first time a Royal Opera House production transfers to the West End this Christmas.
In The Wind In The Willows, the adventures of four woodland friends are retold through dance, song, music and puppetry. From a dusty old attic a wonderful tale unfolds. The serenity of the river bank is rocked by a speeding car, a galloping caravan, a racing train and criminal deeds cooked up in the depths of the Wild Wood.
The escapades of the reckless Toad and his long-suffering friends Ratty, Mole and Badger are brought to life in a production that has charmed audiences of all ages. Drawing inspiration from the music of Edwardian composer George Butterworth, the action is set to a score by Martin Ward.
Directed and chorepgraphed by world-renowed dancer Will Tuckett, it is narrated by the former Poet Laureate Sir Andrew Motion, and its elegant and ingenious puppetry is provided by none other than the man behind the War Horse creations, Toby Olie.
Opening night: 11 December 2013
Closing night: 1 February 2014
The Wind In The Willows is suitable for audiences aged 5 and upwards
2 reviews, average rating: (4.8 Stars)
We attended the performance last night and thoroughly enjoyed the evening... more
This production is a very fluent and easy to understand. I enjoyed it very ... more
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