The everyday lives of the people frequenting the frenetic Accident and Emergency department of Holby City hospital.
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Derek Thompson ...
 Charlie Fairhead (705 episodes, 1986-2016)
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 Tess Bateman / ... (487 episodes, 1996-2016)
Ian Bleasdale ...
 Josh Griffiths (436 episodes, 1989-2016)
Jane Hazlegrove ...
 Kathleen 'Dixie' Dixon / ... (401 episodes, 1996-2016)
Tony Marshall ...
 Noel Garcia / ... (362 episodes, 1993-2016)
Charles Dale ...
 Big Mac / ... (356 episodes, 1995-2016)
Sunetra Sarker ...
 Zoe Hanna (335 episodes, 2007-2016)
Matt Bardock ...
 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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Until production of Casualty moved from Bristol to Cardiff in 2011, a common filming location for high-speed car accidents was the "Road to Nowhere" in Yate, just north of Bristol. This is a short length of dual-carriageway road between Rodford Way and Badminton Road, part of a planned bypass around Yate, which was started in the 1970s but was never completed. Consequently it is unused by traffic and is therefore safe for dangerous stunts, but looks like a proper road. See more »

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Amy Howard: Charlie, you know that motel by the bypass?
Charlie Fairhead: Yes
Amy Howard: Well the managers a friend of mine...
Charlie Fairhead: And?
Amy Howard: Well, I thought it might be good for a room...
Chloe Hill: [pulling a face] Ooooooh!
Amy Howard: Not for us! For the Devern family!
Charlie Fairhead: Shame, I thought my luck had changed there...
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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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