Sitcom Advent Calendar Day Twelve

Aside from Men Behaving Badly, Simon Nye has written and created a number of shows, including Is It Legal?, How Do You Want Me?, Wild West, Hardware and Reggie Perrin.

And in 2000-2001, he gave us two series of Beast, starring Alexander Armstrong, Doon MacKihan and Emma Pierson. It’s set in a Veterinary Surgery, and is about a vet who doesn’t want to be a vet.

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