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All Creatures Great and Small: It Takes All Kinds (S1EP3 BBC-1 22 Jan 1978, Peter Davison)



It Takes All Kinds: Sigfried declares that the business is in shambles financially, and his solution is Miss Harbuncle, a meticulous secretary who rules the cash box with an iron hand. Amid a relentless succession of new faces – man gruff, some eccentric – James meets the lovely Helen Alderson.

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), Carol Drinkwater (Helen Alderson), Margaretta Scott (Mrs Pumphrey), Teddy Turner (Hodgekin), Madge Ryan, Michael Stainton, Graham Rowe

Writer: Johnny Byrne / Director: Christopher Baker

Airdate: 22 Jan 1978 on BBC-1

Series: All Creatures Great and Small Season 1 Episode 3