Trivia / When the Wind Blows

  • All-Star Cast: Jim and Hilda were voiced by the likes of Sir John Mills and Dame Peggy Ashcroft, both very popular British character actors. They both won Oscars for supporting roles in in two consecutive David Lean films, Ryan's Daughter for John and A Passage to India for Peggy.
  • Write Who You Know: Jim and Hilda Bloggs were quite probably modeled after Raymond Briggs's own parents, at least if his later comic Ethel and Ernest is any clue.