The Wind in the Willows
thing and animated children's television series
Died aged c. 7
The Wind in the Willows is a 1983 British stop motion animated film produced by Cosgrove Hall Films (the same team behind Truckers) for Thames Television and aired on the ITV network. The film is based on Kenneth Grahame's classic 1908 novel The Wind in the Willows. It won a BAFTA award and an international Emmy award. Between 1984 and 1990, Cosgrove-Hall subsequently made a 52-episode television series, with the film serving as a pilot. The film's music and songs are composed by Keith Hopwood, late of Herman's Hermits, and Malcolm Rowe. The Stone Roses guitarist John Squire worked on the series as a set artist. Voice actors include David Jason, Ian Carmichael, and Michael Hordern.DbPedia
Commemorated on 1 plaque
Cosgrove Hall Court. Completed in August 2013 and built on the site of Cosgrove Hall Films. The homeowners at Cosgrove Hall Court proudly recognise the great work carried out by Brian Cosgrove and Mark Hall. Cosgrove and Hall films left their mark on the landscape of children's animation by producing such classics as Danger Mouse, Chorlton and the Wheelies, Count Duckula, The Wind in the Willows, The Pied Piper of Hamelin and The BFG.
Cosgrove Hall Court, Albany Road, Chorlton, Manchester, United Kingdom where it was filmed