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The Wind in the Willows (Dramatised) | [Kenneth Grahame]

The Wind in the Willows (Dramatised)

Many of the original cast from Alan Bennett's acclaimed National Theatre production appear in this special dramatisation for BBC Radio 4 including Richard Briers as Rat, Adrian Scarborough as Mole, and Terence Rigby as Albert with Alan Bennett as the narrator. A wonderful, highly-acclaimed dramatic performance of a classic novel.
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Many of the original cast from Alan Bennett's acclaimed National Theatre production appear in this special dramatisation for BBC Radio 4 including Richard Briers as Rat, Adrian Scarborough as Mole, and Terence Rigby as Albert with Alan Bennett as the narrator. A wonderful, highly-acclaimed dramatic performance of a classic novel.

©1989 Kenneth Grahame; (P)BBC Audiobooks LTD

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    "Charming - Not just for kids"

    This is an excellent production. Some of Britain's best contempory actors give voice to some wonderful animal characters. Music and sound effects add to this production's ability to transfer you to the Wild Wood, the Open Road or to Toad Hall. Slow and gentle, its great for even young children, while being well-crafted enough to smooth the brow of a harrassed adult.

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    I bought this for my child to listen to. It was a hit! We have listened to it twice now.

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    "The Ultimate Dramatisation"
    What did you like most about The Wind in the Willows (Dramatised)?

    I love this dramatisation of the wind in the willows it is the best i have heard of this classic story with a full cast and sound effects you wont find any better than this production.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    All the characters of the wind in the willows are my favourite but i do love toad as many will agree as he seems to be everyones favourite.


    What does Dramatisation bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

    The cast members make this dramatisation come to life as does the sound effects i suppose its a complete package. The songs are great and its probably the best version of this classic tale.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    I have listened to this many times and i even bought the audio CD from amazon.


    Any additional comments?

    I will never get tired of listening to this dramatisation its just fantastic.

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    "A classic"

    I remember this from childhood and wanted to download so my son could enjoy it as I did. He is a little young to follow the story but enjoys the narration and in time I know he will love it. The great thing is it's entertaining for adults to listen to and an absolute classic unlike some more modern audiobooks for children. 100% recommend, beautiful narration. Loved it.

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