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Young James Herriot is a three-part British television drama based on the early life of veterinary surgeon James Herriot. It features Iain de Caestecker as the title character following his arrival at veterinary college, alongside Amy Manson and Ben Lloyd-Hughes as fellow students Whirly Tyson and Rob McAloon. Directed by Michael Keillor and written by Ann McManus and Eileen Gallagher, it was a Koco Drama production for the BBC which first aired on BBC One in December 2011.

Series Cast

  1. Iain De Caestecker

    Iain De Caestecker

    James Herriot

    3 Episodes

  2. Amy Manson

    Amy Manson

    Whirly Tyson

    3 Episodes

  3. Ben Lloyd-Hughes

    Ben Lloyd-Hughes

    Rob McAloon

    3 Episodes

  4. Natasha Little

    Natasha Little

    Mrs. Munro

    3 Episodes

  5. Gary Lewis

    Gary Lewis

    Professor Quintin Gunnell

    3 Episodes

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2011 | 3 Episodes

Season 1 of Young James Herriot premiered on December 18, 2011.

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Certification -

Type Miniseries

Original Language English

Runtime 60m



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