13 min

Voices from Herriot Country - Episode 2 - The Owl Lad‪y‬ Voices from Herriot Country

    • Society & Culture

Welcome to the SECOND 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) soon 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 second episode we meet pensioner Rose Dawson and take a tour of her big and beautiful garden, where she has more than 50 injured or poorly owls. She was first introduced to the bird of prey by the Herriot vets in the 1980s.....

Welcome to the SECOND 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) soon 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 second episode we meet pensioner Rose Dawson and take a tour of her big and beautiful garden, where she has more than 50 injured or poorly owls. She was first introduced to the bird of prey by the Herriot vets in the 1980s.....

13 min

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