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  • TV sitcom
  • ITV1
  • 1989 - 1990
  • 19 episodes (2 series)

Sitcom created by Brian Cooke whilst living in the US and adapted from their Starting From Scratch, about put-upon vet James Shepherd. Also features Paul Nicholas, Angharad Rees, Jane Briers, Lucy Benjamin, Andrew Read and more.

Key cast & crew credits

Paul Nicholas James Shepherd
Angharad Rees Helen De Angelo
Jane Briers Rose
Lucy Benjamin Kate Shepherd
Andrew Read Robbie Shepherd
Pippa Guard Vicky (Series 2)
Stephen Frost Frank De Angelo (Series 1)
John Arthur Tom (Series 2)
Writing team
Brian Cooke Writer (Series 1)
Paul Minett Writer (Series 2)
Brian Leveson Writer (Series 2)
Production team
Nic Phillips Director (Series 1)
Ian Hamilton Director
Alistair Clark Director (Series 2)
Nic Phillips Producer (Series 1)
Ian Hamilton Producer (Series 2)
Marcus Plantin Executive Producer (Series 1)
Robin Carr Executive Producer (Series 2)
Wink Hackman Editor
Dave Wood (as David Wood) Editor
Gordon Melhuish Production Designer
Robert Day Production Designer (Series 2)
Jane Davies Casting Director (Series 1)
Corinne Rodriguez Casting Director (Series 2)
Sue Formston Costume Designer
Paul Stripp Lighting Designer
John Fyfe Lighting Designer (Series 2)
Brian Bennett Composer
Warren Bennett Composer
John Tribe Graphics
Mark Gouldie Graphics (Series 1)
Brian Cooke Creator

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