Masterpiece: All Creatures Great and Small with Ben Vanstone

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Join PBS Books for a conversation with Ben Vanstone, Writer and Executive Producer of MASTERPIECE’s All Creatures Great and Small. 

As the writer and Executive Producer, Vanstone will discuss and examine the adaptation of All Creatures Great and Small, the timeless story written by James Herriot. Season 3 premieres Sunday, January 8, 2023, 9/8c on MASTERPIECE on PBS. All Creatures Great and Small returns for a third season filled with compassion, trials, and triumph in the Yorkshire Dales. Tag along on adventures with Siegfried Farnon, Tristan Farnon, Mrs. Hall, and more as James and Helen prepare for a wedding! Will Tristan earn Siegfried’s approval? How will James fair with local farmers? More adventures, more antics, and more animals to come in Season 3!

Running 6 episodes, Season 3 of All Creatures Great and Small is slated to premiere January 8, 2023, on MASTERPIECE on PBS. Season 2 will be available to view on-air, online, and on the PBS Video app. Season 2 aired January 8 – February 19, 2021 on MASTERPIECE on PBS.


Ben has created and Executive Produced All Creatures Great & Small for MASTERPIECE on PBS. He is currently writing and show-running Season 4. Prior to that, Ben wrote and was Co-Executive Producer on The English Game for Netflix. Ben created and is show-running the series adaptation of Amor Towle’s novel A Gentleman in Moscow for eOne/Showtime starring Ewan McGregor, which is currently in production. 

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