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The Wind in the Willows

Kenneth Grahame's classic combines a special cast with full orchestral score by the BBCSO to tell the story of Rat, Mole, Badger and Toad. Script and music by Neil Brand.

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS by Kenneth Grahame

Adapted for actors and orchestra by Neil Brand

On the 90th anniversary of the first Radio Drama broadcast on the BBC, a new version of the Classic tale of Rat, Mole, Badger and Toad combining the talents of the BBC Symphony Orchestra and a special cast. Recorded before an audience in the legendary Maida Vale Studios.

Director:David Hunter

Music: The BBC Symphony Orchestra, leader Steven Bryant, Conductor Timothy Brock, Producer Ann McKay.
Singers: Genevieve Hamilton, Amanda Morrison, Julia Batchelor-Wlash, Jonathan English, Daniel Auchincloss and William Gaunt.

1 hour


Role Contributor
Toad Stephen Mangan
Mole Claire Skinner
Badger Philip Jackson
Rat Carl Prekopp
Otter Patrick Brennan
Bargee Liza Sadovy
Judge Paul Stonehouse
Writer Neil Brand


  • Sat 16 Feb 2013 14:30

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