The Wind in the Willows — Productions — Royal Opera House 26 November 2014—17 January 2015 Vaudeville Theatre The Vaudeville Theatre in the West End hosts choreographer and director Will Tuckett’s hugely popular and critically acclaimed Christmas production of Kenneth Grahame’s classic tale. When to see it Introduction Follow the riverbank adventures of reckless Toad and his long-suffering friends, Ratty, Mole and Badger. Background Will Tuckett brings The Wind in the Willows to life through action, dance, song, music and puppetry. The escapades of the reckless Toad and his long-suffering friends Ratty, Mole and wise Badger, are brought to life in a magical, riverside setting. News and features
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BVWS - British Vintage Wireless Society Early theatres - History of theatres - Exploring Theatres - Resources - The Theatres Trust Early theatres The first buildings used for theatrical performances in Britain were amphitheatres introduced by the Romans, who copied theatres from ancient Greece. These were semi-circular structures, constructed of wood initially and later rebuilt in stone. Medieval theatre was presented on elaborate temporary stages inside great halls, barns, or in the open courtyards of galleried inns. Next – Seventeenth-century theatre
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Gielgud Theatre The Gielgud Theatre is a West End theatre, located on Shaftesbury Avenue in the City of Westminster, London, at the corner of Rupert Street. The house currently has 986 seats on three levels. History Early years The theatre opened on 27 December 1906 as the Hicks Theatre in honour of actor, manager and playwright Seymour Hicks, for whom it was built. Designed by W.G.R. After World War II The Globe was the home of a resident theatre cat named Beerbohm, after actor Herbert Beerbohm Tree. Gielgud in 1973. In 1994, in anticipation of the 1997 opening of the reconstruction of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre on the South Bank, to avoid public confusion, the theatre was renamed the Gielgud Theatre in honour of John Gielgud. Work on the facade of the theatre started in March 2007 and the interior restoration, including reinstating the boxes at the back of the dress circle, was completed in January 2008. Notable productions Recent and present productions Notes
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