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The Wind in the Willows 

Based on the characters created by Kenneth Grahame, this award winning animated series follows the adventures of Mole as he leaves home to discover the world. Mole finds friendship with Rat... See full summary »
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Richard Pearson ...  Mole 48 episodes, 1984-1988
Peter Sallis ...  Rat 48 episodes, 1984-1988
Michael Hordern ...  Badger 48 episodes, 1984-1988
David Jason ...  Toad / ... 48 episodes, 1984-1988
Ian Carmichael ...  Narrator 47 episodes, 1984-1988
Brian Trueman Brian Trueman ...  Other Voices / ... 44 episodes, 1984-1988
Delia Corrie Delia Corrie ...  Other Voices 41 episodes, 1984-1988
Brian Southwood Brian Southwood ...  Other Voices 38 episodes, 1984-1988
Kate Lee Kate Lee ...  Other Voices 37 episodes, 1984-1988
Daphne Oxenford Daphne Oxenford ...  Other Voices 34 episodes, 1984-1988
Jimmy Hibbert Jimmy Hibbert ...  Other Voices 27 episodes, 1986-1988
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Based on the characters created by Kenneth Grahame, this award winning animated series follows the adventures of Mole as he leaves home to discover the world. Mole finds friendship with Rat, Badger and Toad and together they face the terrors of the Wild Wood. Written by Patrick Te Pou

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 April 1984 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Békavári uraság See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(52 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Of all the shows David Jason did with Cosgrove Hall, he considered this classic, successful and the most exciting. He loved the cast Brian Cosgrove had managed to assemble, and said Michael Hordern was one of his heroes. He claimed he could never have stood on stage and done Shakespeare with him and been competitive. See more »

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Lovely.
4 September 2009 | by MsBlonde_7See all my reviews

As a child I ADORED The Wind in the Willows. The animation was beautiful with its picturesque scenery and realistic characters. The cast (including the likes of Sir David Jason and Peter Sallis) was fabulous and helped create a realistic world. The story lines were funny and kept true to the books whilst adding the flare of television. The stories were funny yet endearing and never over-the-top. There was just the right amount of silliness and was sometimes a little bit scary (nothing nightmareish though).

Children and adults alike will love this series, whether they are long-time fans or new.

A cherished classic, for those who love vintage animation and storytelling!!!


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