Recording The Wind in the Willows with the BBC Symphony Orchestra
Production Photographs taken during rehearsals
'Poop-poop! Glorious, stirring sight! The poetry of motion! The ONLY way to travel!'
Toad stared fixedly in the direction of the disappearing motor-car...
The BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Singers and Cast get used to working together
The Wind in the Willows was recorded in Maida Vale Studios in front of an audience
'You surely don't mean to stick to your dull fusty old river all your life? I'm going to make an ANIMAL of you, my boy!'
Toad tries to convince Ratty that there's more to life than messing about in boats.
Cue Double Bass...
The BBC Symphony Orchestra and BBC singers play music composed by Neil Brand
Dear old Badger! Nobody interferes with HIM. They'd better not!
Philip Jackson as Badger with Claire Skinner as Mole
'You've often asked us three to come and stay with you, Toad, in this handsome house of yours; well, now we're going to'.
Toad's friends' offer him a helping hand...