Who wrote the book all creatures great and small
Channel 5 to revive TV drama All Creatures Great and Small | Media | The GuardianFresh out of Glasgow Veterinary College, to the young James Herriot s Yorkshire seems to offer an idyllic pocket of rural life in a rapidly changing world. But from his erratic new colleagues, brothers Siegfried and Tristan Farnon, to incomprehensible farmers, herds of semi-feral cattle, a pig called Nugent and an overweight Pekingese called Tricki Woo, James finds he is on a learning curve as steep as the hills around him. See more book details 17 January Bulls with sunstroke, pigs on the run and a cake-eating Peke with a betting habit. I grew up reading James Herriot's book and I'm delighted that thirty years on they are still every bit as charming, heartwarming and laugh-out-loud funny as they were then. Kate Humble The attraction of Herriot's ever popular memoirs of a country vet.
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All Creatures Great and Small
All Creatures Great and Small is a British television series based on the books of the British veterinary surgeon Alf Wight, who wrote under the pseudonym James Herriot. It is part of a series of movies and television series based on Herriot's novels. The Herriot novels were written in an episodic style, with each chapter generally containing a short story within the ongoing narrative of Herriot's life. This format greatly facilitated their adaptation for a television series. The series had two runs: the original to , based directly on Herriot's books was for three series; the second to , filmed with original scripts for four. A total of ninety episodes were broadcast. Herriot's wife, Helen based on Joan , is played by a different actress in each of the series' runs: Carol Drinkwater originally, then Lynda Bellingham for the revival.