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All Creatures Great and Small

Series 1

Practice Makes Perfect

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

James returns to Angus Grier and, to his shame and Grier's pleasure, is coerced into giving the wrong treatment. Grier's triumph is short-lived as James discovers his guilty secret.

Contributors

James Herriot:
Christopher Timothy
Siegfried Farnon:
Robert Hardy
Tristan Farnon:
Peter Davison
Helen Alderson:
Carol Drinkwater
Mrs Hall:
Mary Hignett
Angus Grier:
Andrew Crawford

Genres

Decade of Doctors

Episode 1: How It Started

Duration: 5 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

As Doctors celebrates its tenth birthday, Diane Keen reveals the backstage secrets and big moments that have made a decade of Doctors, starting with how it all began. Show more

Contributors

Participant:
Will Trotter
Participant:
Selina Chilton
Executive Producer:
Michael Armit

Loose Ends

Clive Anderson, Arthur Smith, Omid Djalili, Glen Matlock, Christopher Timothy, Cleo Sylvestre, Michael Kiwanuka, Philip Achille

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Clive Anderson is joined by Arthur Smith, Omid Djalili, Glen Matlock, Christopher Timothy, Cleo Sylvestre, Michael Kiwanuka and Philip Achille for conversation, music and comedy. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Clive Anderson
Presenter:
Arthur Smith
Interviewed Guest:
Omid Djalili
Interviewed Guest:
Glen Matlock
Interviewed Guest:
Christopher Timothy
Interviewed Guest:
Cleo Sylvestre
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Kiwanuka
Performer:
Philip Achille

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

This episode revisits a time when matron ruled the roost, and shows how Britain's love of cigarettes went up in smoke. With Christopher Timothy and Miriam Stoppard.

Contributors

Presenter:
Larry Lamb
Presenter:
Miriam Stoppard
Executive Producer:
Andrew Sheldon
Executive Producer:
Gerard Melling
Series Producer:
Julie Beanland

All Creatures Great and Small

Christmas Special 1990

Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Tristan buys a new Daimler car, putting him heavily in debt. He becomes involved with the local bell ringing team, particularly a new schoolteacher, Miss Marston. Show more

Contributors

James Herriott:
Christopher Timothy
Siegfried Farnon:
Robert Hardy
Tristan Farnon:
Peter Davison
Helen Herriot:
Lynda Bellingham
Mrs Alton:
Jean Heywood
Mr Biggins:
John Sharp

Genres

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Drama series. Life for a newly qualified vet in the Yorkshire Dales isn't at all easy, as James Herriot discovers. To begin with, you have to find employment. Show more

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

The result of the post-mortem is known and James finds that while a vet's life is not altogether enviable, a dog's life might well be.

All Creatures Great and Small

Series 1

It Takes All Kinds...

Duration: 47 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

James seems to be falling into the routine of being a country vet, but the peace is shattered when Siegfried employs a secretary and James meets Helen Alderson.

Contributors

James Herriot:
Christopher Timothy
Siegfried Farnon:
Robert Hardy
Tristan Farnon:
Peter Davison
Helen Alderson:
Carol Drinkwater
Mrs Pumphrey:
Margaretta Scott
Miss Harbottle:
Madge Ryan

Genres

Duration: 49 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Siegfried wins a major victory and Tristan has to deal with pigs in more ways than one. James discovers that he has a rival.

Contributors

James Herriot:
Christopher Timothy
Siegfried Farnon:
Robert Hardy
Tristan Farnon:
Peter Davison
Helen Alderson:
Carol Drinkwater
Mrs Pumphrey:
Margaretta Scott
Miss Harbottle:
Madge Ryan

Genres

All Creatures Great and Small

Series 1

Out of Practice

Duration: 49 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

The practice in Darrowby goes from strength to strength - unlike James's private life. Tristan decides to remedy matters and arranges a double blind date.

Contributors

James Herriot:
Christopher Timothy
Siegfried Farnon:
Robert Hardy
Tristan Farnon:
Peter Davison
Helen Alderson:
Carol Drinkwater
Mrs Hall:
Mary Hignett
Sister Louisa Rose:
Jessica Spencer

Genres

All Creatures Great and Small

Series 1

Nothing like Experience

Duration: 48 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

James makes a date with Helen, without Tristan's help. The practice loses a customer, with Tristan's help. Siegfried stops smoking, which doesn't help anyone.

Contributors

James Herriot:
Christopher Timothy
Siegfried Farnon:
Robert Hardy
Tristan Farnon:
Peter Davison
Helen Alderson:
Carol Drinkwater
Cranford:
Jack Watson
Mrs Hall:
Mary Hignett

Genres

All Creatures Great and Small

Series 1

Golden Lads and Girls

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

James's luck changes for the better in his romance with Helen, but for the Dalby family there seems to be no turning of the tide.

Contributors

James Herriot:
Christopher Timothy
Siegfried Farnon:
Robert Hardy
Tristan Farnon:
Peter Davison
Helen Alderson:
Carol Drinkwater
Mr Alderson:
John Collin
Mrs Dalby:
Janet Davies

Genres

All Creatures Great and Small

Series 1

Advice and Consent

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

The Dalby family fortunes dwindle even more until, almost by accident, James stumbles across the reason for the herd's illness.

Contributors

James Herriot:
Christopher Timothy
Siegfried Farnon:
Robert Hardy
Tristan Farnon:
Peter Davison
Helen Alderson:
Carol Drinkwater
Mrs Hall:
Mary Hignett
Joe Mulligan:
Rio Fanning

Genres

All Creatures Great and Small

Series 1

The Last Furlong

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Some farmers like to do their own vetting, but James discovers that sometimes the vet can cure the farmer.

Contributors

James Herriot:
Christopher Timothy
Siegfried Farnon:
Robert Hardy
Tristan Farnon:
Peter Davison
Helen Alderson:
Carol Drinkwater
Mrs Hall:
Mary Hignett
Pickersgill:
Peter Schofield

Genres

All Creatures Great and Small

Series 1

Sleeping Partners

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Richard Carmody, a superior student, accompanies James on his rounds to learn, but it becomes clear that there is very little that he doesn't know.

Contributors

James Herriot:
Christopher Timothy
Siegfried Farnon:
Robert Hardy
Tristan Farnon:
Peter Davison
Helen Alderson:
Carol Drinkwater
Mrs Hall:
Mary Hignett
Angus Grier:
Andrew Crawford

Genres

Bargain Hunt Famous Finds

Series 2

Episode 1: Christopher Timothy v Lysette Anthony

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Actors Christopher Timothy and Lysette Anthony shop for bargains at the Barkham Antiques Centre in Berkshire. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tim Wonnacott
Participant:
Lysette Anthony
Participant:
Kate Bliss
Participant:
Mark Stacey
Participant:
Paul Storr
Director:
Cathy Clarke
Producer:
Julia Foot

Bargain Hunt Famous Finds

Series 2 - 30 Minute Versions

Episode 1: Christopher Timothy v Lysette Anthony

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Actors Christopher Timothy and Lysette Anthony shop for bargains at the Barkham Antiques Centre in Berkshire. Show more

Celebrity Antiques Road Trip

Series 4

Episode 14: Christopher Timothy and Patrick Robinson

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Celebrities hunt for antiques across the UK. Doctors star Christopher Timothy and Casualty's Patrick Robinson make their way around Gloucestershire and Herefordshire. Show more

Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em

Series 2

Episode 4: Frank and Marvin

Duration: 31 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Classic sitcom. Betty has to break the news to Frank that she is pregnant. And Frank goes for a job at a holiday camp, with predictably disastrous results.

All Creatures Great and Small

Series 2

Episode 13: A Dog's Life

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Popular drama series about a Yorkshire veterinary practice in the 30s. James has to keep his nerve during a difficult calving.