UK drama series All Creatures Great and Small was recently announced for a reboot by Channel 5 and PBS.
Based on the books by James Herriot the series about a veterinary surgeon in rural England originally ran from 1978 to 1980 and 1988 to 1990, starring Christopher Timothy.
“Revisiting James Herriot’s beloved stories is an immense privilege and we are honoured that Alf Wight’s family have entrusted us with his legacy. It is a responsibility we take very seriously,” said executive producer Colin Callender.
“At a time when the country feels more divided than ever, Herriot’s glorious books remind us how to connect and belong again. The series will embrace the fun and the nostalgia of revisiting the England of the past, while celebrating Herriot’s values that, despite all our current upheaval, still underpin British life today.”
The series will shoot on location in Yorkshire, later this year, ahead of the 50th anniversary of the original publication of the books in 2020.
Six episodes and a Christmas special will be produced, an Australian broadcaster is yet to be announced.
Source: Hollywood Reporter