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All Creatures Great and Small: Dog Days (S1EP2 BBC-1 15 Jan 1978, Robert Hardy)



Dog Days: James finds that long hours and rough conditions can make a veterinary work a dog’s life, but for some dogs, like Mrs. Pumphrey’s Tricki-Wu, have it so well that they can afford to spread the wealth.

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), Margaretta Scott (Mrs Pumphrey), George Selway (Soames), Peter Martin (Handshaw), Teddy Turner (Hodgekin), Georgina Melville (Diana Brompton), Ashley Barker (Sam Broadbent), George Malpas, Tom Harrison, Danny James, Derry Jordan, Eileen Waugh

Writer: Brian Finch / Director: Peter Moffatt

Airdate: 15 Jan 1978 on BBC-1

Series: All Creatures Great and Small Season 1 Episode 2