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All Creatures Great and Small: Out of Practice (S1EP5 BBC-1 2 Feb 1978, Gabrielle Daye)

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

Out of Practice: The veterinary practice goes from strength to strength, but James fears he has wrecked his chances with Helen after a disastrous first date. Tristan decides that a blind date is all James needs to hone his courtship skills.

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), Nicholas McArdle (Mr Worley), Norman Mann (Richard Edmundson), Jessica Spencer, James Bree, Gabrielle Daye, Jean Harrington, Eileen Waugh, Michael Holt, Julie Ibbotson, Nicholas Wright, David Davenport, Ernie Tomasso, Jeanne Tomasso, Paul Ripley,

Writer: Johnny Byrne / Director: Peter Moffatt

Airdate: 2 Feb 1978 on BBC-1

Series: All Creatures Great and Small Season 1 Episode 5