The Real James Herriot

Jim Wright's new biography of his father - vet and best-selling author James Herriot - is read by David Holt.

Abridged in five parts by Paul Kent.

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01Glasgow1999122020040405 (BBC7)
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Jim Wright's new biography of his father - vet and best-selling author James Herriot - is read by David Holt.

Abridged in five parts by Paul Kent.Today, our vet has an incident with a cow.

02Siegfried, Tristan And Helen1999122120040406 (BBC7)
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After passing his exams, Alf Wright arrives in Thirsk for his interview with Donald Sinclair.

Except that Donald has forgotten.

Jim Wight's affectionate biography of his father, James Herriot.

03Darrowby1999122220040407 (BBC7)
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The massive snowfall of 1947 brings little comfort to Alf; his car has no heating and cows have a habit of calving at night.

Jim Wight's affectionate biography of his father James Herriot.

Jim Wright's new biography of his father Alf - the vet and best-selling author James Herriot - is read by David Holt.

Abridged in five parts by Paul Kent.

3: `Darrowby'.

04Of Banks And Books1999122320040408 (BBC7)
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David Holt reads Jim Wright's biography of his father.

1966 saw Jim qualify, his parents' wedding anniversary, and a tax bill.

Jim Wight's affectionate biography of his father James Herriot.

Episode of 4 of 5

Jim Wright's new biography of his father - vet and bestselling author James Herriot.

Read by David Holt, abridged in five parts by Paul Kent.

4: `Of Banks and Books'.

05 LASTThe World's Favourite Vet1999122420040409 (BBC7)
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Donald decides to start a dog trimming parlour and practices on Trickywoo.

Suffice to say, the dog trimming is short lived.

Jim Wight's affectionate biography of his father James Herriot.

Jim Wright's new biography of his father Alf - the vet and best-selling author James Herriot.

Read by David Holt, abridged in five parts by Paul Kent.

5: `The World's Favourite Vet'.