The Wind in the Willows
The Wind in the Willows musical performed by LVS Ascot Juniors
A Rip-roaring Ride Along the Road of Friendship!
Ideal show for children from 7 to 14 of all abilities
12 superb songs
85 to 90 minutes in 2 Acts
When Mole plucks up the courage to explore the Riverbank with his friend Ratty, nothing can prepare him for the adventure that awaits.
Along with Badger and the irrepressible Mr. Toad, the foursome career from one exploit to the next, culminating in a battle not only to save Toad Hall, but their very way of life.
This magical adaptation of The Wind in the Willows musical captures all the wit and bonhomie of Kenneth Grahame’s novel, and aims to bring the delights of this literary classic to yet another generation.
What You Get
You will receive links giving you access to a PDF copy of the Script and the Score plus mp3 files of all the tracks once your payment has been received.
Full Production Pack
This includes all of the items listed below, but the Performance Licence is valid for up to 3 performances.
Script & Lyrics
The entire ‘The Wind in the Willows musical’ Script. You can copy this and all the items you purchase.
Vocal / Piano Score
The ‘The Wind in the Willows musical’ Vocal and Piano Score contains the written sheet music for all the songs.
These tracks includes backings (no vocals) & sound effects.
A definitive recording of songs from the show
All the great songs from ‘The Wind in the Willows musical’ with vocal tunes played on organ and guitar. Great for those who learn better by ear than by eye!
There are no vocals on these tracks.
This is your permission to perform 'The Wind in the Willows musical'.
e.g. If you are planning 3 performances you need to purchase 3 of these.
A guide to staging; costumes; lighting; music and more…
Numbers here assume no doubling of parts
Named characters: 19
Solo singing roles: 17
Minimum Possible Cast: 22
Duration: 85-90 minutes
All named parts involve singing solos except those marked with *
PRINCIPAL CHARACTERS ( 70+ lines):
TOAD - Modest, reserved and humble are the three words Toad would use to describe
himself…unfortunately no one else would! Loud, opinionated and (admittedly)
very funny, Toad nevertheless endears himself to his loyal friends through his
generosity of spirit.
RAT - A loyal, dependable and fiercely protective rodent resident of the Riverbank. Rat’s
friends come first, he’d run a mile in tight shoes for them!
MOLE - Bravery is not his middle name, although he wishes it was. Mole longs for
acceptance and grows in stature with the help of his companions. At times quiet
and reflective, a riled Mole is not a pretty sight!
BADGER - Exudes a quiet authority to all he meets. Not even the Weasels mess with
Badger: a natural leader.
SECONDARY CHARACTERS (20 to 60 lines):
CHIEF WEASEL - Snide, cunning, nasty and manipulative. He can’t help being a bully, it’s in his nature…
POLICEMAN - Our Policeman is not the sharpest truncheon in the box. Nevertheless, he won’t accept being called a ‘nincompoop’ – well, not by Toad anyway.
JUDGE - Imagine a stereotypical, draconian tyrant. Then double it. That’s our Judge.
SEA RAT - A wandering, nomadic mystery. What Rat may have been had he travelled the world…
ENGINE DRIVER - Almost as adventurous as Toad, our Engine Driver is prepared to risk all for a thrill.
CAMEOS (up to 20 lines):
PRISON GUARD - Almost as bumbling as our Policeman, but don’t bet he won’t use that pike!
STATION CLERK - Pedantic and petty. For research, visit any British Rail counter…
HORSE - A minor, but important role. Imagine being pulled out of retirement merely on
the whim of an excitable amphibian; a cynical antidote to the hysteria of Toad.
NURSE - Beautiful, caring and too trusting for her own good. She didn’t count on the
wiliness of Toad!
OTTER* - A faithful resident of the Riverbank, looking out for his friends.
CLERK OF THE COURT* - Imagine a stereotypical, draconian tyrant’s greasy assistant. Then double it. That’s our Clerk.
MOUSE* - All alone in the world, our nervous Mouse is happy to have some company at
last, and is pleasantly surprised with the kindness he receives.
JAILER'S DAUGHTER* - A little brash, but probably a founder member of the RSPCA. She doesn’t care for injustice, especially if it concerns animals.
AUNT* - Very brash, and in it for the cash.
ENSEMBLES (mostly group singing, any number in each):
RIVERBANKERS (many solo lines within songs) - They stand for decency, and a quiet life. They’d do anything to avoid the WildWood…
WILDWOODERS (many solo lines within songs) - They stand for manipulation and fear. Happy to scare the Riverbankers in any way they can. They quite like the idea of expanding their little empire…
RABBITS (2 small speaking roles) - Pernickety and very excitable. They’ll say what’s on their mind.
PASSERS-BY (1 small singing solo) - Admirers of Toad’s caravan – much more so than Toad in fact…
WEASELS, STOATS & FERRETS (4 small speaking roles) - The (sour) cream of the Wild Wood crop. Don’t mess with them, wherever you live…
SWALLOWS (2 small speaking roles) - Following their hearts, they travel far and wide throughout the year.
FIELD MICE (2 small speaking roles) - Busy preparing for winter, they usually start around June.
(On the Riverbank) The good creatures of the Riverbank sing of how they love their peaceful, gentle river whilst, in contrast, the shadier, darker creatures of the Wild Wood hint that, although they like the darkness of the Wood, they have their eyes on expanding th