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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

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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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.

All Creatures Great and Small

Series 1

Breath of Life

Duration: 50 minutes

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

Siegfried discovers that a gift given in good faith can deal out death. James discovers that dealing out death can accidentally be the gift to life.

Contributors

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

Genres

All Creatures Great and Small

Series 1

Bulldog Breed

Duration: 50 minutes

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

What can a country vet do when a herd is struck by a disease for which there is no cure - especially when a man's life savings are at risk?

Contributors

James Herriot:
Christopher Timothy
Siegfried Farnon:
Robert Hardy
Tristan Farnon:
Peter Davison
Helen Alderson:
Carol Drinkwater
Richard Carmody:
Chris Brown
Mrs Hall:
Mary Hignett

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