Casting Call – Wind in the Willows

Taunton Brewhouse is looking for nine performers to cast in its Winter musical production of Julian Woolford & Richard John’s adaptation of Kenneth Grahame’s Wind in the Willows, directed by Anna Fox.

• Self-tape Deadline: 20 August 2021, 5pm (details below)
• Auditions: 28 August 2021, Taunton Brewhouse (we may hold further auditions in other
locations, most likely London, following this date, to cast any unfilled roles)
• Rehearsals: 15 November – 04 December 2021, Taunton Brewhouse
• Performances: 09 December 2021 – 02 January 2022, Taunton Brewhouse

Mole: Male identifying/non-binary, 20-35yo
Rat: Male identifying/non-binary, 25-40yo
Badger: Female identifying/non-binary, 45-70yo
Toad: Male identifying/non-binary, 40-55yo
Chief Weasel, Engine Driver: Male identifying/non-binary, 20-45yo
Mrs. Rabbit, Gaoler’s Daughter: Female identifying/non-binary, 20-40yo
Mrs. Hedgehog, Magistrate, Washerwoman, Bargewoman: Female identifying/non-binary, 20-45yo
Rabbit, Stoat, Ticket Clerk, Henry: Male identifying/non-binary, 20-45yo
Alfred, Ferret, Car Salesman, Policeman: Female identifying/non-binary, 20-45yo

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send an email to with the subject line ‘WIND IN THE WILLOWS CASTING’. In the email, we would like you to include:

• A self-tape where you introduce yourself, say what interests you about ‘Wind in the Willows’ and perform a song of your choice that best showcases your voice
• A link to your Spotlight page (or a CV & headshot in another format)
• Which role or roles you would like to be considered for
• How we can best contact you

Taunton Brewhouse are committed to ensuring everyone has equal opportunities to connect and work with us, so please let us know about any access needs you may have. We also strongly encourage responses from performers of colour, LGBTQIA+ performers, performers with disabilities and performers from working class background.