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The Tournament

The Tournament is an Episode of The Wind in the Willows

After reading 'A Boy's First Book of Wonders', Toad announces that he will host a medieval jousting pageant which his friends disagree with. Astride his trusty steed (his motorcycle), 'Sir Toad' issues a challenge to joust, which the weasels accept.

Tune in Toad's Joust[]

Credits[]

  • Based on the Characters Created by Kenneth Grahame.
  • Story written by Brian Trueman.
  • Voices by Richard Pearson, Peter Sallis, Sir Michael Horden and David Jason.
  • Narrated by Ian Carmichael.
  • Other voices by Delia Corrie, Brian Southwood, Brian Trueman, Daphne Oxenford, Kate Lee, Jimmy Hibbert and Allan Bardsley.
  • Animators: Andrea Lord and Monica McCartney.
  • Model Characters Designed and Sculpted by Brain Cosgrove and Bridget Appleby.
  • Model Characters Constructed by Peter Saunders, Colin Batty, Clare Elliott, Noel Baker,
    Peter Bentley, Marcia Pidgeon and Bridget Smith.
  • Models, Sets and Props by Chris Walker, Jim Bridge, Rick Kent, Jeff Spain, Graham G. Malden,
    Pippa Greenwood, Paul Simpson and Rowena Watson.
  • Costume Design by Nigel Cornford.
  • Costume Assistant: Helen Plaumer.
  • Illustration by Beverley Bush.
  • Stills Photography by Richard Smiles.
  • Music Composed by Keith Hopwood and Malcolm Rowe.
  • Arranged by Brian Ibbleston.
  • Wind in the Willows sung by Ralph McTell.
  • Model Camera by Jerry Andrews.
  • Rostrum Camera by Peter Kidd.
  • Dubbing Mixer: Ted Spooner.
  • Film Editor: Nibs Senior.
  • Assistant Editor: Geoff Lawson.
  • Associate Producer: Chris Taylor.
  • Executive Producer: John Hambley.
  • Produced by Mark Hall and Brian Cosgrove.
  • Directed by Chris Taylor.
  • © Cosgrove Hall Productions Ltd 1987.

Copyright Gag[]

Despite this episode being broadcasted in 1988, the roman numerals in the copyright credit 'MCMLXXXVII' as it is dated in 1987.

Trivia[]

  • Recording date: September 17, 1987.
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