A Derby Theatre production

The Wind in the Willows

Fri 25 Nov – Sat 31 Dec, 2022 Archive
This Christmas, join Toad, Ratty, Mole, Badger and their animal friends for an exciting whirlwind adventure amidst the English countryside.

The Wind in the Willows is a funny, timeless tale of friendship, courage, consequences and bravery.

When Mole forfeits his seasonal cleaning for the lure of the luscious riverbank, he has no idea of the thrilling journey that he and his friends are all about to embark on.

Featuring live music, songs and a talented company of actor-musicians, this charming and delightful adaptation by Toby Hulse of Kenneth Grahame’s classic story remains a firm family favourite and is sure to be a treat for audiences of all ages.

Accessible Media


Main House


Time: 7:15pm, 2:30pm & 10:15am
Performance duration: 1 hour 50 minutes (inc interval)
Age guidance: 5+
Advisories: Contains flashing images

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The Wind in the Willows (2022) Show Coverage Trailer - © Ed Sunman



Isobel Witcomb


John Holt Roberts


Charlotte Dowding


April Nerissa Hudson


Ivan Stott

Black Rat

Inés Sampaio



Toby Hulse


Trina Haldar

Composer and Sound Designer

Ivan Stott

Set and Costume Designer

Nettie Scriven

Lighting Designer

Alexandra Stafford

Movement Director

Stacey McCarthy

Assistant Director

Omar Khan

Fight Director

Ian Stapleton


Sue Pyecroft


This is an extra special opportunity to be part of the audience as we record the performance of The Wind in the Willows on Friday 16 Dec at 7:15pm.

There will be several cameras in the auditorium capturing the action, but there will be minimal impact on your view of the stage.

Whilst it is unlikely that any member of the audience will be visible on the film, in attending this performance you agree to being part of the recording and to being filmed whilst in the auditorium.

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