First production images of Rufus Hound in the new musical production of The Wind in the Willows have been released.

Hound plays Mr Toad alongside Fra Fee as Mole, Thomas Howe as Ratty and Neil McDermott as Chief Weasel.

Kenneth Grahame's children's novel has been adapted for the stage by Julian Fellowes, George Stiles and Anthony Drewe.

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The Wind in the Willows opens at the Theatre Royal Plymouth on 19 October and then tours to Southampton and Salford.