Before All Creatures Great and Small, James Herriot was a wide-eyed veterinary student in Glasgow, pursuing the career he had dreamed of since childhood. Set against the backdrop of rising fascism in Europe and profound social change at home, this British drama brings back a much-loved character. Iain De Caestecker (The Fades) stars as Herriot, with Gary Lewis (Billy Elliot), Amy Manson (Being Human), and Ben Lloyd-Hughes (The Hour). 3 episodes, 3 hrs, SDH.
After getting off to a disastrous start with two of his professors, James seeks to redeem matters by diagnosing the ailment of a suffering dray horse. The young veterinarian learns that caring for animals can be more complicated than
- "The Making of Young James Herriot"
- Photo gallery
- James Herriot biography
Packaging: Single disc
Run Time: 176 minutes, plus bonus programming
Number of Discs: 1
Color or B&W: Color
"Rewarding" --The Observer (UK)
"Enjoyable family fun" --The Sunday Telegraph (UK)
"The ultimate in feel-good...dramas" --The Times (UK)