All Creatures Great And Small season 2 has arrived 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.
Channel 5’s new TV adaptation first aired in 2020 followed by a Christmas special. Now second series is on its way!
All Creatures Great And Small 2021 air date
Series 2 of All Creatures Great And Small returns Christmas Eve (Friday, 24 December) at 9PM on Channel 5 for a one-off Christmas special.
Series 2 has six episodes, which aired earlier this year, together with the Christmas special.
You can watch episodes online and catch up via My5 where series 1 is also available.
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
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.
“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