16 min

Voices from Herriot Country - Episode 1 - The Old Farme‪r‬ Voices from Herriot Country

    • Society & Culture

Welcome to the FIRST episode of 'Voices from Herriot Country', a new podcast about Yorkshire characters 50 years after the first 'James Herriot' book about life as a rural vet was published. Alf Wight (his real name) became a bestselling phenomenon. There were two films based on his books, as well as the popular BBC TV series, 'All Creatures Great and Small'. Who could ever forget that theme tune...... And now there's a new Channel 5 TV series to enjoy too!

In our first episode we meet 85-year-old farmer Chris Greensit. For a long time his vets were Alf Wight and Donald Sinclair, James Herriot and Siegfried Farnon in the Herriot books.....and he also has a wonderful tale about some old coins......

Welcome to the FIRST episode of 'Voices from Herriot Country', a new podcast about Yorkshire characters 50 years after the first 'James Herriot' book about life as a rural vet was published. Alf Wight (his real name) became a bestselling phenomenon. There were two films based on his books, as well as the popular BBC TV series, 'All Creatures Great and Small'. Who could ever forget that theme tune...... And now there's a new Channel 5 TV series to enjoy too!

In our first episode we meet 85-year-old farmer Chris Greensit. For a long time his vets were Alf Wight and Donald Sinclair, James Herriot and Siegfried Farnon in the Herriot books.....and he also has a wonderful tale about some old coins......

16 min

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