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Stand-up comedian Andi Osho has revealed that she did her homework ahead of her Holby City guest stint. As announced last month, the 39-year-old will appear in three episodes of the BBC medical drama, portraying the role of brassy Barbara Alcock. Barbara is a mature medical student and single mother, who previously worked as a physiotherapist. Her storyline sees her learning from established regular Elliot Hope (Paul Bradley). Speaking on This Morning today (June 18), Osho explained that she made sure to do research before she started filming. Osho commented: "I just wanted to get it all right. I started off talking to my mum because she's a nurse. She said, 'One thing is they don't get the crash trolley out nearly as much as they do in Holby!' So that was nice to hear! "Then I found out what (more) »

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