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All Creatures Great and Small: Horse Sense (S1EP1 BBC-1 8 Jan 1978, Carol Drinkwater)



Horse Sense: Life for a newly qualified vet like James Herriot is not at all easy. He travels all the way to Darrowby, Yorkshire to secure a job, but by the time his prospective employer, Siegfried Farnon, turns up for the interview, James has fallen asleep!

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), Carol Drinkwater (Helen Alderson), John Sharp (Biggins), George Selway (Soames), Georgina Melville (Diana Brompton), Paul Luty, Johnny Allan, Lorraine Peters, Derry Jordan, Ted Carroll, Johnny Maxfield, Leslie Sarony, James Ottaway, John Biggerstaff, Michael Shannon,

Writer: Brian Clark / Director: Terence Dudley

Airdate: 8 Jan 1978 on BBC-1

Series: All Creatures Great and Small Season 1 Episode 1