The everyday lives of the people frequenting the frenetic Accident and Emergency department of Holby City hospital.
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 Charlie Fairhead (722 episodes, 1986-2017)
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 Josh Griffiths (437 episodes, 1989-2017)
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 Kathleen 'Dixie' Dixon / ... (401 episodes, 1996-2016)
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 Jeff Collier / ... (314 episodes, 1993-2014)
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Drama depicting the private and working lives of the patients, doctors, nurses 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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Before Jeremy Brock and Paul Unwin scripted the first series, they took a visit to a hospital based in Bristol. There, they met Pete Salt, a charge nurse. Salt was appointed the series medical adviser, advising the team of Casualty on what was and wasn't medically possible or accurate. See more »

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Harry Harper: What part of "one last chance" do you not understand?
Simon Kaminski: I was talking to my colleague!
Harry Harper: Well she must have trouble hearing 'cos the last thing I heard you were talking to her through her mouth in the staff room!
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the lead-in scenes always worried me!!
2 March 2004 | by (Orange, Massachusetts (expat London, UK)) – See all my reviews

Fantastic series - I was always a great fan but the early part of each show, where they set up each of the story lines, used to worry me somewhat! As you can imagine, the show was centered around Holby City Hospital and the scenes were being set so you KNEW that the 'normal' people going about their 'normal' lives in 'normal' situations were about to experience something fairy dreadful to warrant their inclusion in the show and their appearance in the A&E (UK) or the ER (US) with any manner of tubes and machines beeping and blipping their lives away. Consistently superb storylines and great acting (don't you love 'Charlie!) made this compulsive viewing.


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