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After sell-out shows at Little but LIVE! and Assembly Festival, Coventry, we're delighted to anounce that our open-air adaptation of The Wind in the Willows is touring in June - July 2022.

Tour dates:

Saturday 4 June - Moseley Park and Pool, Birmingham | Book tickets

Saturday 11 June - Bolton Gate Arts, Staffordshire | Book tickets

Saturday 2 July - Abington Park Museum, Northampton | Book tickets

Saturday 9 July - Brandon Country Park, Suffolk | Book tickets

Saturday 16 July - Lichfield Festival, Staffordshire | Book tickets

Saturday 23 & Sunday 24 July - Assembly Festival Gardens, Coventry | Book tickets

Saturday 30 July - At The Mill, Stillington, North Yorkshire | Book tickets

There’s a world outside and I want to see it!”

Mole has been stuck inside for far too long. Finally escaping their underground home, they team up with good friends Ratty, Badger and the loveably roguish Toad on an adventure to blow away the quarantine cobwebs. Mole and the gang must go head-to-head with a motor-car, Her Majesty’s Constabulary and a legion of Weasels, Ferrets and Stoats taking up residence in Toad Hall. Can our plucky band of heroes save the day?

“fun, funny and utterly charming”

Brum Hour


The Wind in the Willows was first produced as part of Paperback’s own Little but LIVE! festival in Moseley Park. Before touring to the Assembly Festival Gardens at Coventry City of Culture. Enjoying sold out shows at both venues, this charming adaptation has proved a hit with families and wider audiences.


“Wind in the Willows was great fun and enjoyed by everyone we took.“

“Wind in the Willows was a perfectly formed little show that delighted kids and adults alike!“

“A thoroughly delightful way of spending an afternoon; great new slant on a much-loved story and enough of the original text to jog the memory. Lovely!"


“A thoroughly enjoyable afternoon in a picturesque setting, seeing some energetic family-friendly theatre.“

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