The everyday lives of the people frequenting the frenetic Accident and Emergency department of Holby City hospital.
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 Jeff Collier / ... 314 episodes, 1993-2014
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Drama depicting the private and working lives of the hospital staff, paitents and others attending a small but frantically busy accident and emergency department of the large Holby General hospital. Written by Mark Smith <msmith@osi.co.uk>

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28 September 1998 (USA)  »

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Future "Star Wars" actress Daisy Ridley who guest starred as Fran Bedington in Casualty: And the Walls Come Tumbling Down (2013) (#27.28) had also starred in 3 short interactive films from life-saver.org.uk that teach lifesaving skills, that same year in 2013. See more »

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Charlie Fairhead: Now leave me alone or I'll call Security.
Colin Evans: I *am* Security.
Charlie Fairhead: Then kindly throw yourself out.
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Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #16.3 (2011) See more »

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Drama at Holby
24 August 2002 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

I first started watching this show in 2001 when I seen a promo for it and it looked good. The story-line hooked me in for a few episodes and I was hooked from then on.

'Casualty' is set in a British hospital called Holby City and the show follows the doctors and nurse's lives at work and off duty. I usually dislike romantic sub-plots in shows like this (I stopped watching 'The Bill' because of it) but in 'Casualty' I really like it. We get to know the characters as people with lives, not just doctors or nurses. The story-lines are interesting and gripping most of the time. And character story lines usually carry over many episodes.

It's not the most intelligent show ever written but it has a nice charm, and if you fall for it like me you'll be hooked!

I also love the shows symbol, 'Casual+y'. Very good!

But a word of warning for new viewers, sometimes I felt the show was a little boring at the beginning. I feel this is a show that really grows on you over time. It is very character based, so you need some time to get to grips with all of the staff. I stayed in there and love it now.


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