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Jerome Vincent - Teddy and Toad

4 Extra Debut. The story of how President Roosevelt got The Wind in the Willows published in America. Bill Paterson stars as Kenneth Grahame.

How US President 'Teddy' Roosevelt helped get 'The Wind in the Willows' published in America, contributing in no small way to the success of its author Kenneth Grahame.

True story dramatised by Jerome Vincent.

Bill Paterson stars as Kenneth Grahame, Vincent Marzello as 'Teddy' Roosevelt, Clare Corbett as Constance Smedley, Jonathan Tafler as Curtis Brown, John Evitts as Chief, Chris Stanton as Questor, David Jarvis as Malloy, Alfred Chambers as Alistair Grahame and Spencer Hodge as Quentin Roosevelt.

Director: David Blount.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2004.

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