All Creatures Great And Small
All Creatures Great and Small is a British television series directed by British film director Brian Percival (Downton Abbey, North & South) and based on the “If Only They Could Talk” book series by British veterinary surgeon and author James Alfred Wight aka James Herriot. The story follows three veterinary surgeons as they live and work in the Yorkshire Dales beginning in de 1930s, and starting with the eccentric Siegfried Farnon hiring James Herriot into his practice at Skeldale House. All Creatures Great and Small is not the first adaptation of the “If Only They Could talk” book series as it follows the BBC series of 90 episodes that aired from 1978 to 1990, as well as a range of other productions based on the books. In this adaptation, Scottish actor Nicholas Ralph (The Devil’s Light, The Most Reluctant Convert) portrays James Herriot, and he is supported by English actor Samuel West (Mr Selfridge, Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell) as Siegfried Farnon and British actor Callum Woodhouse (Cold Feet, Father Brown) as Siegfried’s younger brother Tristan.