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All Creatures Great And Small 2021 cast of series 2 of Channel 5 drama

All Creatures Great And Small season 2 cast, episodes and how to watch online

All Creatures Great and Small: Series 2. FRONT LEFT TO RIGHT: - SIEGFREID FARNON (SAMUEL WEST), JAMES HERRIOT (NICHOLAS RALPH) & TRISTAN FARNON (CALLUM WOODHOUSE). BACKROW: HELEN ALDERSON (RACHEL SHENTON) & MRS HALL (ANNA MADELEY).

All Creatures Great And Small season 2 is coming to Channel 5 - here's all you need to know.

The TV series is based upon the books by James Alfred Wight written under the pen name James Herriot about a young country vet which were first published 50 years ago.

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Channel 5's new TV adaptation first aired in 2020 followed by a Christmas special. Now second series is on its way!

MRS PUMPHREY (PATRICIA HODGE)
MRS PUMPHREY (PATRICIA HODGE). Picture: Channel 5/Playground Entertainment

All Creatures Great And Small 2021 air date

Series 2 of All Creatures Great And Small will start on Channel 5 on Thursday, 16 September at 9PM and continue weekly.

Series 2 will have six episodes together with another Christmas special which has already been confirmed to air later in the year.

For now, you can watch series 1 on Channel 5 and online via My5.

All Creatures Great And Small cast

The cast will see the return of Nicholas Ralph as James Herriot, Samuel West as Siegfried Farnon, Anna Madeley as Mrs Hall, Callum Woodhouse as Tristan Farnon and Rachel Shenton as Helen Alderson.

Meanwhile Patricia Hodge joins in the role of Mrs Pumphrey, replacing the late Dame Diana Rigg.

New for season 2, Dorothy Atkinson will play Diana Brompton and James Fleet joins as Colonel Merrick

JAMES HERRIOT (NICHOLAS RALPH) & HELEN ALDERSON (RACHEL SHENTON). Picture: Channel 5/Playground Entertainment
JAMES HERRIOT (NICHOLAS RALPH) & HELEN ALDERSON (RACHEL SHENTON). Picture: Channel 5/Playground Entertainment

Channel 5 said of the series: "James Herriot has a special place in the heart of the public and the commission of this iconic drama series, against the stunning backdrop of the Yorkshire Dales, is set to bring joy to a new army of TV viewers.

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"The original books affectionately captured a unique slice of British life; in challenging times, we hope the charming and heart-warming stories of community and compassion will resonate with new audiences."

Picture: All Creatures Great and Small: Series 2. FRONT LEFT TO RIGHT: - SIEGFREID FARNON (SAMUEL WEST), JAMES HERRIOT (NICHOLAS RALPH) & TRISTAN FARNON (CALLUM WOODHOUSE).
BACKROW: HELEN ALDERSON (RACHEL SHENTON) & MRS HALL (ANNA MADELEY). Picture: Channel 5/Playground Entertainment

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