"Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing – absolutely nothing –
half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats."
Ratty and his new friend Mole idle away the hours on the river bank little knowing that they, along with wise Mr Badger, are about to embark on a glorious adventure. In pursuit of his latest obsession, the motor car, the incorrigible Mr Toad turns their tranquil life upside down and lands himself in a whole heap of trouble – “poop poop”! An exciting tale unfolds as the friends try to outwit the weasels of the Wild Wood and fight to reclaim Toad Hall for its rightful owner.
Enjoy Kenneth Grahame’s enchanting story of friendship and an adventure shared at The Watermill on the banks of the river Lambourn. The perfect setting for a music and fun-filled, Christmas show produced by the same creative team behind last year’s hit, Treasure Island.
£10.50, £15.50 and £18
Suitable for age 4 upwards
Please note, no babies or children under 3 will be admitted into the auditorium.
Phew! What an adventure. You must be starving. Time to leave the riverbank and come and feast by the fire. No more weasels and stoats to outwit, just delicious delights for you and a delectable cream tea for the grown-ups. £5.25 each. Please book your tea when you book your tickets.
Performance Running Times
First Act 50 minutes
Interval 20 minutes
Second Act 50 minutes
Thursday 24 Nov: 2.30am and 7pm
Friday 25 Nov: 10.30am and 2.30pm
Saturdays: 2.30pm and 7pm
(excluding Saturday 24 Dec Christmas Eve performances at 10.30am and 2.30pm
and Saturday 31 Dec performances at 1pm and 5pm)
Monday 28 Nov to Monday 19 Dec: 10.30am and 2.30pm
Tuesday 20 Dec: 10.30am and 7pm
Weds 21 Dec to Thurs 5 Jan: 2.30pm and 7pm
Friday 6 Jan: 10.30am and 2.30pm
Adapted by Toby Hulse
Original music by Simon Slater
Directed by Robin Belfield
Designed by Hayley Grindle
Lighting designed by Mark Dymock