Poop Poop! Watch out, watch out Toad’s about!

The charming tale of Ratty, Mole, Badger and Toad comes alive this Christmas as The REP heads downstream to the riverbank and embarks on a glorious adventure that leads to Toad Hall, to the perilous Wild Wood and finally to battle!

Featuring his own brand of nostalgia and comedy, Alan Bennett brings Kenneth Grahame’s classic riverbank story to life. With music and merriment, The Wind in The Willows will keep you entertained and enthralled, no matter what your age.

“Alan Bennett’s stage adaptation of The Wind in the Willows has become a classic in its own right.”
The Guardian

“This children’s favourite about woodland and riverside friends is brought hop, skip and jumping to life.”
The Stage

“A Christmas cracker of a show. […] An ever-revolving mixture of nostalgia, foresight and contemporary relevance, The Wind In The Willows has something for all ages.”
Birmingham Mail

“A wonderful production.”
Solihull News

“A wonderfully charming, sleek, entertaining production”
Birmingham Post (online)

“[A] resourceful production that did not need to rely on gimmicks and stunts to engage you thanks to a multi-talented cast.”
Worcester Evening Standard

“A delight for the festive season that will appeal to adults and children alike.”
The Public Reviews

“A heart-warming tale with no vulgarity but plenty of adventure, a bit of slapstick and song and above all some enjoyable and honest fun.”
Coventry Observer

“Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without Alan Bennett’s version of Kenneth Graeme’s classic riverbank tale.”
Express and Star

“[Alan Bennett’s] dry wit is written all over the production with some very sharp dialogue which bring a smile to the adults in the audience.”
Behind The Arras

“A rollicking, rumbustious seasonal show that will entrance and entertain the entire family.”
Virtual Shropshire

“An achingly beautiful production in its whole concept, thrillingly executed with integrity throughout.”

Date Time Venue Notes Prices Booking

The Crescent Theatre

  • Address: Sheepcote Street, Birmingham, B16 8AE
  • Box Office: 0121 643 5858
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