Tuesday, August 11, 2020

ALL CREATURES GREAT AND SMALL FAMILY TV SERIES TO AIR ON CHANNEL 5 THIS AUTUMN AFTER ALL! FIRST PHOTO WITH DIANA RIGG!


     ALL CREATURES BIG & SMALL
TO ARRIVE THIS FALL AFTER ALL
Well, here is at least one thing to look forward to this Autumn: although they said it would be left for next year, now it seems that the remake of ALL CREATURES GREAT AND SMALL will come to Channel 5 this Autumn
The new series will also air on PBS for US audience
after all (which is logical given that  they've shot a Christmas episode too). The latest update is first photo of Diana Rigg as Mrs Pumphrey! The series will
Callum Woodhouse returns to TV after Durrells
air on PBS Masterpiece in USA. There are talks that the second season has already been ordered.

All Creatures Great And Small
based on James Herriot’s cherished collection of stories, chronicles the heartwarming and humorous adventures of a young country vet. This new adaptation will preserve the rich spirit, tone and values of Herriot’s iconic characters and stories and will bring to life his sharply observed, entertaining and incredibly funny tales of country life in the North of England for a modern audience, introducing a new generation to his life-affirming stories.

Who Is Playing The Big Creatures?
With Nicholas Ralph taking the lead role of James Herriot, the cast also includes Samuel West as Siegfried Farnon, the wonderfully eccentric veterinary surgeon and proprietor of Skeldale House who reluctantly hires the
Diana Rigg wll play Mrs Pumphrey in the series!
recently qualified Herriot into his rural practice; Anna Madeley as Mrs Hall, the resident housekeeper and matriarch of Skeldale House; Callum Woodhouse as Tristan, Siegfried’s errant and charismatic younger brother;
Playground Entertainment, who is also doing Dangerous Liaisons for Starz and Tortall Universe epic series, is producing this mini series
and Rachel Shenton as Helen Alderson, an independent local farmer’s daughter who helps her father manage the family farm and care for her younger sister. Diana Rigg is Mrs. Pumphrey, the delightfully eccentric
Nicholas Ralph leads the new mini series as the village vet
owner of the overly indulged Pekingese Tricki-Woo; Matthew Lewis is Hugh Hulton, a wealthy landowner and rival to James for Helen’s affections; and Nigel Havers is General Ransom, the fastidious manager of the local racecourse.

14 comments:

  1. My sister and I are both looking forward to this new version of ACG&S. Hopefully it will be good!

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    1. I think it will, everything Channel 5 did this year was really good.

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  2. Nice that they moved it up so we have one good thing to look forward to this fall.

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    1. I think we need something heartwarming and family oriented and old fashioned now that The Durrells are finished. And Fuller House too.

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    2. Agreed, though I still need to finish Fuller House then I can move onto this in the fall.

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    3. I've started Fuller House final season a few weekends ago, I'm somewhere in the middle of the first part, will be watching it long into Autumn, methinks. I'm watching that and United We Fall which is also very cute.

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  3. If I am more interested in seeing the fashion models and the color selection of the costumes of the players.

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    1. They did have nice clothes and also nice hairdos for men at those times.

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  4. Looks like something I might like! Recently I've been watching only Netflix documentaries, I should go back to something like this too.

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    1. You could watch this with all your family as it will be family friendly :)

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  5. Love the James Herriott books!

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  6. This one sounds promising!! Especially with the kiddies always lurking around.. I’m still struggling to get them on a bed time schedule like they were prequarantine. My fall will be a catch up of everything inappropriate for kids that I missed winced March! Lol

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    1. This will be fully appropriate for kids, methinks, especially with all the cute animals in it. I'm already in love with that fury cow!

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