The Wind in the Willows at The Atkinson

A brand new adaptation of The Wind in the Willows comes to The Atkinson on Tuesday 29 May.

Meet all your favourite characters including loyal Mole, faithful Ratty and wise old Badger as they do their best to keep the mischievous Mr Toad out of trouble. Will they be able to stop the Wicked Weasel from taking over Toad Hall?!

Created by Scott Ritchie Productions and KD Theatre Productions for an Easter tour

it will be a playful take on the classic Kenneth Graham tale, featuring a professional cast of energetic performers, catchy new songs and an anarchic sense of humour that will entertain and delight the whole family!

Scott Ritchie Productions & KD Theatre Productions have a proven track

record for producing similar style, audience pleasing theatrical presentations of the highest standard. Scott Ritchie said:

We are delighted to be presenting this exciting production at the beautiful at The Atkinson. We are keen to bring our show to the wonderful people of Southport.

Daniel Bell & Katherine Hickmott (KD Theatre Productions) said:

‘The Wind in the Willows has an everlasting appeal and is highly visual. We pride ourselves on creating work that is of the highest quality.’

The terrific Mr Toad will be played by Paul Cleveland who has been in musicals such as ‘Cats’ and recently appeared as Paul in ‘Absent Friends.’ (Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield).

Rosie Coles, whose credits include Juliet in ‘Romeo and Juliet’ and ‘Doctors’ for the BBC joins the cast as the playful Mole. Ratty will be played by Ross Townsend Green who has appeared in plays such as ‘The Importance Of Being Earnest.’ Completing the gang of four friends is Oliver Scott, who plays the warm-hearted, steady Badger.

New comer, Oliver Tattersfield completes the cast in the crucial opposing role of Chief Weasel.

The Wind in the Willows is at The Atkinson on Tuesday 29 May at 3pm & 6pm.

The show will last approximately 2 hours with an interval. The cast will be doing photos after the show – so come and have your picture with Toad, Ratty, Mole and Badger and then share across social media, tagging in #TheAtkinson

Tickets are on sale now £15 adults, £13 children and £54 for a family. Booking fees apply.

To book your tickets go to or book at Box Office on 01704 533333.

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About the companies….

Scott Ritchie Productions was launched in 2015 with an actor muso production of Treasure Island at The Old Rep Theatre in Birmingham. This was followed during Christmas 2016 with a new production of The Wind in the Willows at the same venue.Scott Ritchie Productions and KD Theatre Productions produce pantomime at The Broadway in Peterborough. Reviews, production shots, videos and further information can be found by visiting:

KD Theatre Productions have been producing professional productions since 2013. Aswell as producing Christmas Productions in Ely, Northwich, Cambridge, Huntingdon and Hertford, KD Theatre Productions also produce touring family shows around the UK. For more information, please visit



Listing Information
Scott Ritchie Productions & KD Theatre Productions
The Wind in the Willows
Tuesday 29 May, 3pm & 6pm
£15 (£13 children / £54 family)

Posted on 13 April 2018 under General news

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