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Sat, Aug. 13 at 9pm - All Creatures Great & Small: The Next Chapter

All Creatures Great and Small, Series 2 cast stands on set.
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Front left-to-right, Siegfreid Farnon (Samuel West), James Herriot (Nicholas Ralph) & Tristan Farnon (Callum Woodhouse). Back row: Helen Alderson (Rachel Shenton) & Mrs Hall (Anna Madeley)

Go behind the scenes of the charming MASTERPIECE series about the world’s favorite veterinarian and his menagerie of animal patients. Based on James Herriot’s beloved books, All Creatures Great & Small captures the warmth, down-to-earth wit and generosity of spirit that infused Herriot’s iconic characters and novels.

MASTERPIECE on WSIU TV is made possible by local program sponsors Cape Air, CASSCOM, Veterans Airport, and Villas of Hollybrook-Herrin.

Featuring highlights from Season 2, The Next Chapter includes interviews with cast members Nicholas Ralph (James Herriot), Rachel Shenton (Helen Alderson), Callum Woodhouse (Tristan Farnon), Anna Madely (Mrs. Hall), Samuel West (Siegfried Farnon), Matthew Lewis (Hugh Hulton) and Imogen Clawson (Jenny Alderson).

Tune in Sat, Aug. 13 at 9pm on the WSIU stations: WSIU 8.1, WUSI 16.1, WSEC 14.1, WQEC 27.1 and WMEC 22.2 or access the WSIU local broadcast livestream online at pbs.org or via the PBS Video app.

Also featured are the talents behind the series, including lead writer Ben Vanstone, producer James Dean, lead director Brian Percival and executive producers Colin Callender and Melissa Gallant. Providing fascinating background on working with the animals in the series are veterinary adviser Andy Barrett, prosthetics model maker Pauline Fowler and horse master Mark Atkinson.

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