The everyday lives of the people frequenting the frenetic Accident and Emergency department of Holby City hospital.
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 Charlie Fairhead (728 episodes, 1986-2017)
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 Josh Griffiths (438 episodes, 1989-2017)
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 Kathleen 'Dixie' Dixon / ... (401 episodes, 1996-2016)
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 Noel Garcia / ... (390 episodes, 1993-2017)
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 Big Mac / ... (356 episodes, 1995-2016)
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 Zoe Hanna (335 episodes, 2007-2016)
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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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The idea for Casualty came together when co-creators Jeremy Brock and Paul Unwin were both hospitalized for different reasons. During their time at the hospital, the pair were 'deeply concerned by what they saw'. Brock and Unwin pitched a document and sent it to the BBC in 1985. See more »

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[a flat screen for tracking patients' waiting times has just been delivered to the department]
Maggie Coldwell: What on earth is that for?
Bruno Jenkins: Action replays of your greatest life-saving moments. I love short films.
Maggie Coldwell: I see your humour implant didn't take, then.
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A good Saturday evening's viewing
7 November 2005 | by See all my reviews

Casualty is good entertainment and drama for a Saturday evening, the show is always well directed. The script isn't always top notch but the writers do their best and the writing is usually of a very high standard which compliments the good job the directors on Casualty and such shows do. The show is centred around the "Accident and Emergency" department of Holby City general hospital and focuses on both the personal and working lives of the patients and the staff who go there. I would recommend this show to anybody looking for some good drama for their Saturday evenings infront of the tele, if however you prefer full on entertainment on a Saturday without the drama bit then this show may not be for you.


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