THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Music by Denis King - Book and lyrics by Willis Hall, based on the book by Kenneth Grahame
Publisher: Samuel French Ltd
The first full stage adaptation of Grahame’s bucolic classic, the magical world of The River Bank brought vividly to life.
First performed at Plymouth Theatre Royal in association with Duncan C. Weldon for Triumph Apollo Productions Ltd, 22 November, 1984. Opened Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London January 1985.
Director: Roger Redfarn
Design: Finlay James
Choreography: Michele Hardy
Lighting: Andrew A. Gardner
Orchestrations: Denis King
Musical Director: Barry Westcott
CAST (4 Principal M + 4M, 2W, 6-10 chorus)
Patrick Cargill, Melvyn Hayes, Donald Hewlett, Terry Scott, Peter Wiggins, Malcolm Wood, Paul Ryan, Richard Tolan, Dee Robillard, Allan Stirland, Michael Boothe, Anthony Collin, David Dandridge, Deborah Goodman, Judith Street, Robert Aldous, Fiona Alexander, Wenda Holland, Christopher Hood, Claudia Lyster
MUSICAL NUMBERS (demos)
Fact of the Day
Over the course of two years of (endless) celebrity golf tournaments, Denis won 5 golf umbrellas, 4 silver dishes, 3 glass decanters, 2 televisions - and a putter in a pear tree.
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