The Supervet - Netflix
Noel Fitzpatrick runs one of the most advanced veterinary practices in Britain and is known as the Bionic Vet. Some of the hardest-to-cure pets from across the country receive cutting-edge treatments and surgery here, from a team of over a hundred surgeons, nurses, ward attendants and physiotherapists. This four-part series follows Noel and his team as they use their pioneering techniques to attempt to cure pets that might otherwise be beyond saving.
Runtime: 60 minutes
The Supervet - Sally Phillips - Netflix
Sally Elizabeth Phillips (born 10 May 1970) is an English actress, television presenter and comedian. She co-created and was one of the writers of sketch comedy show Smack the Pony. She is also known for her main role in Miranda as Tilly, Parents as Jenny Pope and Set the Thames on Fire as Colette in 2015. Phillips also co-starred in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, as Mrs Bennet, and reprised her role as Sharon in the 2016 film Bridget Jones's Baby, following Bridget Jones's Diary and Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason. Phillips has also worked on films such as Burn Burn Burn as Ingrid alongside Laura Carmichael. Since 2004, she has played the title role in the BBC Radio 4 comedy show Clare in the Community. Since 2018, she has been curator of “The Museum of Curiosity” on the BBC Radio 4 comedy programme of that name.
The Supervet - Early life - Netflix
Phillips was born in Hong Kong; her father then was an executive with British Airways. Following her father's job, she grew up in the Far East, the Middle East, Italy and Australia. Aged 13 she was sent to board at Wycombe Abbey School, where she studied for both O Levels and A Levels. She then studied Italian and Linguistics at New College, Oxford. Whilst there, she joined the Oxford Revue, playing mostly male parts, alongside contemporaries including Stewart Lee and Richard Herring (who went on to have their own television show, Fist of Fun, in which Phillips appeared as “the girl who smells of Spam”). She then co-wrote and performed the one-woman show Benadetta, the Life of a Lesbian Nun in Renaissance Italy, based on a true story. Phillips appeared in the 1990 Oxford Revue THRASH which also starred Ed Smith. After graduating with a First, Phillips applied to write a PhD on the Spaghetti Western, but changed her mind and ended up studying drama with the Théâtre de Complicité.
The Supervet - References - Netflix