All Creatures Great and Small (2020-) TV Series poster and book cover compared.

All Creatures Great and Small

Brian Percival, 2020-

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If Only They Could Talk
James Herriot (Alf Wight), 1970

All Creatures Great and Small is a TV series directed by Brian Percival in 2020 and based on the book series of the same name by James Herriot (Alf Wight), which first book was published in 1970. The TV series features Nicholas Ralph, Anna Madeley, Samuel West, Rachel Shenton, Callum Woodhouse, Imogen Clawson, and others.

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“The TV series is better than the book”

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RATING

8.4

/ 10

TV Series Poster: All Creatures Great and Small (Brian Percival, 2020-)

8.6

/ 10

Book Cover: If Only They Could Talk (James Herriot (Alf Wight), 1970)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of If Only They Could Talk, the 1970 book by James Herriot (Alf Wight).

If Only They Could Talk

Read by: Christopher Timothy

Storyline

The show revolves around a trio of veterinary surgeons working in the Yorkshire Dales. Siegfried Farnon hires James Herriot into his veterinary practice at Skeldale House. Besides Siegfried and James, there is Siegfried’s younger brother, Tristan, and Mrs Hall, the housekeeper at Skeldale House.

Movie vs Book

Poster of All Creatures Great and Small, the 2020 TV series by Brian Percival

Year

2020

Minutes

52

Movie Rate

8.40

Source: IMDb

TV Series

All Creatures Great and Small

Country: UK

Year: 2020-

Length: 52m / 8 episodes

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Cover of If Only They Could Talk, the 1970 book by James Herriot (Alf Wight)

Year

1970

Pages

206

Book Rate

8.60

S: Goodreads

Book

If Only They Could Talk

Country: UK

First published in: 1970

Length: 206 pages

Genre: Biography

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Other screen adaptations of the book

TV Series poster
All Creatures Great and Small (1978-1990)
TV Series by Peter Moffatt, Christopher Barry, Michael Brayshaw, Robert Tronson, Terence Dudley
TV Mini-Series poster
Young James Herriot (2011)
TV Mini-Series by Michael Keillor

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TV series

IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of All Creatures Great and Small, the 2020 TV series by Brian Percival

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11 votes

2 votes

book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of If Only They Could Talk, the 1970 book by James Herriot (Alf Wight)

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9 votes

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