The Playmakers Amateur Dramatics Group



The Wind In The Willows


21 to 22 Jun 2019

Written By:

Kenneth Grahame

Adapted for the stage by Jamie Lakritz


The Wind in the Willows is a children’s novel by Kenneth Grahame, first published in 1908. Alternately slow-moving and fast-paced, it focuses on four anthropomorphised animals in a pastoral version of Edwardian England.

It follows the adventures of Toad, Mole, Rat and Badger.


Toad – Nick Daborn

Ratty – Tom Bevell

Mole – Natasha Ashdowne

Badger – Mark Galloway

Magistrate – Andrew May-Gohrey

Otter – Andrew Ozzie

Clerk – Daniel May-Gohrey

Guard – Daniel May-Gohrey

Train Driver – Logan Ashdowne

Impatient Man – Jade Addison

Jailer – Stephen Turner

Jailers Daughter – Berry Wearte

Social Worker – Anita Delaney Weare

Washerwoman – Toni Ralph

Car Woman 1 – Emily Costello

Car Woman 2 – Natalie Couldrey

Policeman – Jade Addison

Bar Person – Merryn Emett

Barge Lady – Kim Osborne

Horse – Anastasia Ashdowne

Salesperson – Logan Ashdowne

Chief Weasel – Oliver Aspey


Directors – Laureen Rees and Martin Gohrey
Producer – Martin Gohrey
Stage Manager – Martin Gohrey
Backstage crew – Paul Foster, Andy Osbourne, Mark Ashdowne
Front of house – Fiona Wassan, Annabel Brash, Tony Bowman
Runner – Scobie
Sound – Chris Wassan
Lighting – Tim Osbourne
Additional Set – John Pibworth

Supported Charity

Our charity collection for this production will go to Sense

For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world. We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.