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All Creatures Great and Small: 1: Horse Sense

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From the books by James Herriot
Adapted by Brian Clark
Starring Christopher Timothy as James Herriot and Robert Hardy as Siegfried Farnon.
A 13-part series.

Life for a newly-qualified vet in the Yorkshire Dales isn't easy. First you have to find employment - not a simple thing in the 30s, as James Herriot discovers...
"Probably the most complete success of the new year." (The Guardian)
"Beyond criticism; this series has everything." (Broadcast)
BBC Birmingham
(First shown on BBC1)

Contributors

From the books by: James Herriot
Adapted by: Brian Clark
Theme Music: Johnny Pearson
Producer: Bill Sellars
Director: Terence Dudley
James Herriot: Christopher Timothy
Siegfried Farnon: Robert Hardy
Man on bus: Ted Carroll
Helen Alderson: Carol Drinkwater
Mrs. Hall: Mary Hignett
Bert Sharpe: Paul Luty
Biggins: John Sharp
Farmer: Johnny Maxfield
Pub customer: Leslie Sarony
Pub customer: James Ottaway
Pub customer: John Biggerstaff
Barman: Michael Shannon
Phineas Calvert: Johnny Allan
Mrs. Calvert: Lorraine Peters
Soames: George Selway
Tommy: Derry Jordan

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All Creatures Great and Small: 1: Horse Sense

BBC Two England, 1 June 1979 21.00






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