Movies All Creatures Great And Small (1974, Simon Ward, Anthony Hopkins) Published 5 months ago on October 4, 2018 Simon Ward, in the role played in the popular television series by Christopher Timothy, moves from London to Yorkshire in 1937 and becomes live-in assistant to vet Anthony Hopkins. There he meets Hopkins’ younger brother Brian Stirner, who is making a career out of failing his university exams, stern housekeeper Christine Buckley and bookkeeper Brenda Bruce and gets on with his job of ministering to sick animals. These include an overfed Pekinese belonging to Daphne Oxenford, an ill horse which has to be shot, and a sick dog. And he has a run-in with wily farmer Freddie Jones, who is attempting to swindle an insurance company by claiming his prize cow has been struck by lightning. He also meets farmer’s daughter Lisa Harrow and a rocky romance develops between them. Things finally run smoothly – until Ward has to tell his new bride that his honeymoon will be spent testing cattle for TB… production details UK | EMI | 92 minutes | 1974 Director: Claude Whatham Writer: Hugh Whitemore, from the novels If Only They Could Talk and It Shouldn’t Happen to a Vet by James Herriot cast Simon Ward as James Herriot Anthony Hopkins as Siegfried Farnon Brian Stirner as Tristan Farnon Lisa Harrow as Helen Alderson Freddie Jones as Cranford T. P. McKenna as Soames Brenda Bruce as Miss Harbottle John Collin as Mr Alderson Christine Buckley as Mrs Hall Jane Collins as Connie Fred Feast as Farmer in Cinema Glynne Geldart as Joyce Harold Goodwin as Dinsdale’s Uncle Doreen Mantle as Mrs Seaton Anthony HopkinsBrenda BruceBrian StirnerChristine BuckleyClaude WhathamDramaFred FeastFreddie JonesGlynne GeldartHugh WhitemoreJames HerriotJane CollinsJohn CollinLisa HarrowSimon WardT.P. McKenna Advertisement advertisement and this just in Episodes22 hours ago Miracle Workers: 12 Days (TBS Tues 26 Feb 2019) 12 Days: A troublesome human complicates Craig and Eliza’s plan, while Sanjay attempts to burnish his credentials. With Steve Buscemi,... Episodes22 hours ago Teachers: The Final Robe (TV Land Tues 26 Feb 2019) The Final Robe: Ms. Bennigan has two spots left in her bridal party and the three remaining teachers compete to... Episodes22 hours ago Food Truck Nation: Smoked, Stuffed and Frozen Finds (S1EP8 Tues 26 Feb 2019 on Cooking) Chef Brad Miller visits a food truck in Orange County that has its own custom smoker onboard, then he tries... Episodes22 hours ago The Rookie: Plain Clothes Day (S1EP14 ABC Tues 26 Feb 2019) Plain Clothes Day: The rookies are really put to the test when their training officers accompany them out of uniform... Episodes22 hours ago Hometown Homicide: Local Girl Gone (S1EP2 ID Tues 26 Feb 2019) Local Girl Gone: When 15-year-old high school freshman Danielle Locklear, of Hope Mills, N.C., went missing in March 2014, her... search EPISODES Episodes22 hours ago World of Dance: The Qualifiers 1 – Season 3 Premieres Tues 26 Feb 2019 on NBC The Qualifiers 1: In the “World of Dance” season three premiere, global superstar Jenifer Lopez, dance phenomenon Derek Hough and... Episodes22 hours ago Splitting Up Together: Annie, Are You Okay (S2EP14 ABC Tues 26 Feb 2019) Annie, Are You Okay: Lisa’s unexpected pregnancy turns out to have more complications than what Lena and Martin had expected;... Episodes22 hours ago NCIS: New Orleans: Crab Mentality (S5EP15 CBS Tues 26 Feb 2019) Crab Mentality: The team investigates multiple murders tied to a construction company creating an experimental chemical that strengthens sea walls.... advertisement MOVIES Movies2 weeks ago Private Worlds (Paramount 1935, Charles Boyer, Claudette Colbert) Charles Boyer stars as the new superintendent of a progressive mental hospital. His apparent coldness first arouses resentment among the... Movies2 weeks ago Yucatán (2018, Luis Tosar, Stephanie Cayo) In farcical comedy Yucatán a pair of white collar thieves compete fiercely against each other trying to steal from an... Movies2 weeks ago The Breaker Upperers (Netflix Fri 15 Feb 2019, Jackie van Beek, Madeleine Sami) Two women run a business breaking up couples for cash but when one develops a conscience their friendship unravels. production... MY TV TONIGHTWhat's on and when. Broadcast, cable and streaming... BRITISH FILM 1930-1990The Viewer's Guide to British Film 1930-1990 Indepth guide to six decades of cinema in the UK.