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Wind In The Willows

1 9 8 3 – 1 9 8 8 (UK)
1 x 90 minute episode
16 x 30 minute episodes

A delightful animated musical version of Kenneth Grahame’s classic 1908 tale of the adventures of Mole, Rat, Toad and Badger, spun off from a 90-minute feature made in 1983 (with Ian Carmichael as Rat).

TV again returned to Grahame’s Edwardian countryside with a 1995 animation voiced by Rik Mayall (Toad), Alan Bennett (Mole), Michael Palin (Rat) and Michael Gambon (Badger).

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A seamless 1996 sequel, The Willows In Winter, written by William Horwood, saw the furry friends in watery trouble with Mole swept away by the icy river.

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Mole
Richard Pearson
Rat
Peter Sallis
Toad
David Jason
Badger
Michael Hordern

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