Beast. Image shows from L to R: Nick (Alexander Armstrong), Kirsten (Doon Mackichan). Copyright: Little Pond Television.


BBC One sitcom about a vet. 12 episodes (2 series), 2000 - 2001. Stars Alexander Armstrong, Doon Mackichan, Sylvestra Le Touzel, Steven Alvey and others.

Series 2, Episode 2 - Cat

The surgery is sued when Nick, suffering a hangover, misreads his notes and amputates the leg of the wrong cat. Jade is made to feel particularly awkward when Briony appears to make a pass at her.

Broadcast details

Saturday 13th January 2001
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Alexander Armstrong Nick
Doon Mackichan Kirsten
Sylvestra Le Touzel Briony
Steven Alvey Andrew
Emma Pierson Jade
Guest cast
David Cann Solicitor #1
Raymond Sawyer Solicitor #2
Sheila Nye Mrs. Eggleston
Aaron Johnson Stick Insect Boy
Writing team
Simon Nye Writer
Production team
Martin Dennis Director
Julian Meers Producer
Margot Gavan Duffy Producer
Mykola Pawluk Editor
Jan Spoczynski Production Designer
Blair Mackichan (as Blair) Composer