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Following Mole's adventure in the Wild Wood he and Ratty spend time with the reclusive Mr Badger in his underground home.

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15 minutes


  • The kindly Mr Badger

    Badger bids Rat and Mole out of the snow into his comfortable home.

    Duration: 04:14

  • 'We'll make him be a sensible Toad'

    The three animals enjoy supper and agree to take Toad 'in hand'.

    Duration: 05:14

  • 'Underground...that's my idea of home'

    Mole tours the many tunnels and chambers of Badger's home.

    Duration: 04:28


Ratty and Mole are relieved to spend the night with the reclusive Mr Badger following their stressful evening in the Wild Wood. They enjoy a meal together and the talk is of Toad and the need to take him 'in hand', which they agree to do when the time is right.

The following day there is a growing friendship between Mole and Badger - who are both underground dwellers - and following breakfast Badger takes pride in showing Mole the various tunnels and chambers of his home. One of the tunnels deposits Ratty and Mole on the edge of the Wild Wood, from where it is but a short journey back to the river.


Programme notes

Programme notes

A guide to each episode with literacy activities (1.1 MB pdf)