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A musical in 2 acts based on
The Wind in The Willows by Kenneth Grahame
Book, lyrics and music by Piers Chater Robinson
Music arrangements by Neil Brand
Presented by arrangement with Josef Weinberger Limited
Directed by Francois Theron

Join Mr. Toad and his animal friends who live a wonderful life in the countryside around Toad Hall. One you meet Mr. Toad, you will never forget him. This production will run at National Children's Theatre, 3 Junction Avenue, Parktown during school holidays from 20 June 2017.

This production has been made possible by the last part of a grant of R2m from the National Lotteries Commission (NLC).

THE ADVENTURES OF MR TOAD is a delightful, upbeat version of Kenneth Grahame's ever-popular The Wind in the Willows. The eccentric but likeable Toad, owner of the grand Toad Hall, has a problem with his latest craze. He is obsessed with motorcars, and ends up crashing them everywhere he goes! despite the sincere efforts of his dear friends Badger, Rat and Mole, this reckless driving lands him in prison. Toad's enemies, the weasels, couldn't be happier to have him behind bars as they take over Toad Hall. Can Toad escape from jail and save his beloved home?

Stunning costumes, fantastic choreography, and catchy feel-good numbers, including Hang Spring Cleaning, Let's Jump Aboard and Weasels Reign, make this delightful production a perfect outing for the whole family.

The story has all the best ingredients  - great characters, humour, lots of adventures , and a heartwarming message about the true value of friendship. This is the perfect time to introduce youngsters to one of Brittan's best loved classic stories. So join us this school holiday to hear the whispers of the Wild Wood and feel the thrill of the open road!

The creative team includes Artistic Director: Francois Theron, Musical Director: Clint Lesch. Choreography: Jodie Davimes, Costume Design: Sarah Roberts, Set Design: Stan Knight and Lighting Design: Jane Gosnell.

Talented cast of The Adventures of Mr Toad includes: Gamelihle Bovana, John Tsenoli, Bradley Nowikow, JT Medupe, Gareth Meijsen, Senzesihle Radebe, Kirsty Marillier and Philip Hanly.

A colourful, exciting, smash hit show for the whole family!

When          20 June to 23 July 2017 (Tuesdays to Sundays from 27 June to 23 July)

Time           Daily at 10:30 and 14:30 during government school holidays

Where        National Children's Theatre, 3 Junction Avenue, Parktown

Tours         to schools can be arranged

Tickets prices: Tickets for chairs R120 and tickets for cushion are R100.00. Tickets for Pensioners are R80.00, and phone for prices for schools.     Phone Claudy or Zuki on 011 484 1584/5 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . There is ample free, safe parking available within the grounds. Note Booking is essential as we sometimes tour to schools.

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