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It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet


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Further adventures from the stories by James Herriot in this feature film starring
John Alderton as James Herriot
Colin Blakely as Siegfried Farnon It is 1938 and the threat of war is looming. Recently married, James and Helen Herriot are living in the cramped attic quarters of Skeldale House, belonging to James' senior partner Siegfried Farnon. The offer of a more comfortable and lucrative job in an urban practice appears quite tempting.
Screenplay by ALAN PLATER
Directed by ERIC TILL . Films: page 116 (First showing on British television)


Stories By: James Herriot
Unknown: John Alderton
Unknown: James Herriot
Unknown: Colin Blakely
Unknown: Siegfried Farnon
Unknown: Helen Herriot
Unknown: Siegfried Farnon.
Unknown: Alan Plater
Produced By: Margaret Matheson
Directed By: Eric Till
Helen Herriot: Lisa Harrow
Hinchclirfe: Bill Maynard
Richard Carmody: Paul Shelley
Granville Bennett: Richard Pearson
Mrs Dalby: Rosemary Martin
Colonel BOSWOth: Raymond Francis
Crump: John Barrett
Jack Almond: Philip Stone
Kendal: Clifford Kershaw
William Dalby: Kevin Moreton
Mrs Dodds: Liz Smith
Kirby: Leslie Sarony
Mrs Kirby: Gwen Nelson
Jean: Juliet Cooke
Harry: Stacy Davies

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It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet

BBC One London, 21 December 1980 19.15

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