Played By: Julia SawalhaThe unofficial leader of the chickens, who is determined to escape and free her fellow chickens.
Played By: Mel GibsonAn American rooster on the run from the circus.
Mrs Melisha Tweedy
Played By: Miranda RichardsonThe cruel owner and 'warden' of the chicken farm.
Mr Willard Tweedy
Played By: Tony HaygarthThe long-suffering husband of Mrs Tweedy who is convinced (and correct) that the chickens are organised.
Played By: Benjamin WhitrowA grumpy old cockerel.
Nick & Fletcher
Played By: Timothy Spall & Phil DanielsA pair of enterprising rats who supply the chickens with equipment.
Played By: Jane HorrocksA dim-witted chicken constantly seen knitting.
Played By: Imelda StauntonA fat, cynical chicken who doubts Ginger's plans.
Played By: Lynn FergusonAn intelligent, Scottish chicken and Ginger's right hand.