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Winter Sports

Winter Sports is an Episode of The Wind in the Willows. It first aired on December 24, 1985 and repeated on July 2, 1987.

It is snowing, and Mr. Toad has dug out his skis. Rallying for a winter sports competition among the Riverbankers, he only finds enthusiasm for a snowman building competition, but the weasels are up for a race, and as usual there is a bet to be had.

Credits[]

  • Based on the Characters Created by Kenneth Grahame.
  • Story written by Brian Trueman.
  • Voices by Richard Pearson, Peter Sallis, Sir Michael Hordern and David Jason.
  • Narrated by Ian Carmichael.
  • Other Voices: Brian Trueman, Brian Southwood, Delia Corrie and Kate Lee.
  • Animators: Barry Purves, Sue Pugh and Paul Berry.
  • Model Characters Designed and Sculpted by Brain Cosgrove and Bridget Appleby.
  • Model Characters Constructed by Peter Saunders, Peter Bentley, Claire Elliott, Bridget Smith and Marcia Pidgeon.
  • Designed by Terry Brown.
  • Models, Sets and Props by Chris Walker, Helen Plaumer, Paul Simpson, Graham Malden, Rowena Watson and Pippa Lewis.
  • Costume Design by Nigel Cornford.
  • Illustration by Beverley Bush.
  • Stills Photography by Richard Smiles.
  • Music Composed by Keith Hopwood and Malcolm Rowe.
  • Music Arranged by Brian Ibbleston.
  • Wind in the Willows sung by Ralph McTell.
  • Model Camera by Joe Dembinski and Jerry Andrews.
  • Rostrum Camera by Frank Hardie.
  • Dubbing Mixer: Ted Spooner.
  • Film Editors: John McManus and Eilis Ward.
  • Assistant Editors: Nibs Senior and Stephen Perry.
  • Executive Producer: John Hambley.
  • Produced by Mark Hall and Brian Cosgrove.
  • Directed by Jackie Cockle.
  • © Cosgrove Hall Productions Ltd 1985.

Trivia[]

  • Recording date: September 16, 1985.
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