Wind in the Willows

By Alan Bennett
Adapted from the classic tale by Kenneth Grahame

Directed by Brian Richmond
Production Design by Mary Kerr
Lighting Design by Steven Hawkins
Composition & Music Direction by John Mills-Cockell
Movement Direction & Choreography by Treena Stubel

Join Toad, Mole, Ratty and Badger in this whimsical classic children’s tale that follows the escapades of four animal friends who live on the riverbank in the English countryside. This witty and quick-paced adaptation by the writer of The Madness of King George and The History Boys will entertain audiences of all ages.

Recommended for children aged 8 and older.

Show Dates

November 8 – 24, 2007
Previews: November 6 & 7 at 8 pm ($5 after 5 pm)
Evening performances: November 8, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 20, 21 22, 23, 24 at 8 pm
Matinees: November 17 & 24 at 2 pm
Pre-Show lecture: November 9 at 7 pm (Free to public)
November 13: A sign language interpreter will be provided for this performance.

Act I: 1 hr 35min
Intermission: 15 minutes
Act II: 1 hr 5min

Seating Plan: Chief Dan George


Single Tickets
Charge by phone: 250-721-8000
or in person at the Phoenix Box Office

Friday & Saturday Evenings
All Seats $28

Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday Matinees
All Seats $26

Cheap Tuesdays
All Seats $15

NEW! Student Rush Tickets
30 minutes before every show: $16

UVic Alumni
Saturday Matinees: $21
(with UVic Alumni ONECard)

Performed in the Chief Dan George Theatre

Cast & Creative


Chris Adams (Hedgehog Harry)
Rielle Braid (Mole)
Peter Carlone (Ratty)
Jesse Collin (Gypsy)
Brian Culp (Stoat Cyril)
Keira Danniels (Stoat Ian)
Jesse Fleming (Toad)
Nicole Fraissinet (Weasel Wilfred)
Barb Hall (Loretto Abbey Girl)
Ingrid Hansen (Fox)
Marina Lagacé (Hedgehog Tommy)
Kayla Lehman (Motorist Monica)
Taylor Lewis (Portly)
Christopher Mackie (Chief Weasel)
Jared Martin (Train Driver)
Jason Moldowan (Badger)
Melanie Moore (Bargewoman)
Sam Mullins (Albert)
Graham Newmarch (Rabbit Ronald)
Bryan Nothling (Magistrate)
Sarah Pelzer (Mouse Maureen)
David Perry (Guard)
Samantha Richard (Gaoler’s Daughter)
Celine Richmond (Mouse Margaret)
Katie Takefman (Hedgehog Billy)
Alannah Turner (Washerwoman)
Francesca Vukovic (Loretto Abbey Girl)
Grace Vukovic (Rabbit Florence)
Kholby Wardell (Rabbit Robert)
Carey Wass (Weasel Norman)
Chris Wilson (Hedgehog Herbert)


Strong language.
Scenes of violence and domestic abuse.
Suitable for ages 15+


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