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All Creatures Great and Small: The Last Furlong (S1EP9 BBC-1 5 Mar 1978, Peter Schofield)

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

The Last Furlong: The sport of kings beckons James and Siegfried to the Broughton Races — James in search of a dead cert to raise forty pounds for a Mediterranean honeymoon, and Siegfried in pursuit of a dream job at the track.

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), Peter Schofield, Cecily Hobbs, William Abney, Jeanne Mockford, Geoffrey Toone, Anthony Dawes, Ronald Lacey, Gordon Reid, Jean Fergusson,

Writer: Anthony Steven / Director: Christopher Baker

Airdate: 5 Mar 1978 on BBC-1

Series: All Creatures Great and Small Season 1 Episode 9