The Playmakers Amateur Dramatics Group

Our Summer 2019 Production


Wind In The Willows


21 and 22 June 2019

Written By:

Kenneth Grahame

Adapted for the stage by Jamie Lakritz

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Wind In The Willows Poster


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


£10 per Adult

£8 per Concession (Under 16 or over 65).


Performance Times

21 June 7 pm

22 June 2 pm

22 June 7 pm

The above times are curtain up times – doors open half hour before these times.

Facilities At The Mytchett Centre


DISABLED SPACES near the entrance

LEVEL ACCESS – no steps


Wheelchair spaces can be arranged – please let the Box Office know your requirements

Supported Charity



Our charity collection for this production went 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.

We are always looking for assistance off stage as well as on it. Below is a sample of the many roles that must be fulfilled in order to put on a production.

Please contact the chair if you would like to help. Thank you.

  • Poster design.
  • Front of House manager – responsible with the producers for organising front of house, raffle, distributing programmes, ushing, setting out chairs, etc.
  • Front of house staff (selling raffle tickets, helping audience to seats, etc).
  • Box office – taking calls, emails and supervising Ticket Source sales, assisting with Front of House.
  • Stage crew – Assisting with placement of props, changing scenery, etc.
  • Costume and make up. Sourcing and advising on appropriate costumes and make up.
  • Publicity – volunteers for flyer drops, etc.
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