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All Creatures Great and Small: Advice and Consent (S1EP8 BBC-1 26 Feb 1978, John Collin)

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All Creatures Great And Small BBC Drama, Robert Hardy, Carol Drinkwater, Christopher Timothy

Advice and Consent: The fortunes of the hard-working Dalby family look set to dwindle even further until almost by accident James discovers the cause of their herd’s illness. However, James still needs a push start on other fronts, and Siegfried and Tristan decide to remedy matters with their own expert advice.

Show Info: Based on the highly popular books by James Herriot these gentle and homely tales of veterinary life between the 1930’s and 1950’s were set in Darrowby, Yorkshire.

Cast: Christopher Timothy (James Herriot), Robert Hardy (Siegfried Farnon), Peter Davison (Tristan Farnon), Mary Hignett (Mrs Hall), Carol Drinkwater (Helen Alderson), Norman Mann (Richard Edmundson), John Sharp (Biggins), Janet Davies (Mrs Dalby), Rio Fanning, John Collin, John Who, Bruce Allen, Katharine Page

Writer: Brian Finch / Director: Peter Moffatt

Airdate: 26 Feb 1978 on BBC-1

Series: All Creatures Great and Small Season 1 Episode 8