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Casualty 

TV-PG | | Drama | TV Series (1986– )
The everyday lives of the people frequenting the frenetic Accident and Emergency department of Holby City hospital.
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Series cast summary:
Derek Thompson ...  Charlie Fairhead / ... 793 episodes, 1986-2019
Suzanne Packer ...  Tess Bateman / ... 487 episodes, 1996-2016
Tony Marshall Tony Marshall ...  Noel Garcia / ... 454 episodes, 1993-2019
Ian Bleasdale Ian Bleasdale ...  Josh Griffiths 440 episodes, 1989-2017
Jane Hazlegrove ...  Kathleen 'Dixie' Dixon / ... 401 episodes, 1996-2016
Charles Dale Charles Dale ...  Big Mac / ... 356 episodes, 1995-2016
Sunetra Sarker Sunetra Sarker ...  Zoe Hanna 336 episodes, 2007-2018
Catherine Shipton Catherine Shipton ...  Lisa Duffin / ... 333 episodes, 1986-2019
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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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Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 September 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Baleseti sebészet See more »

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Stereo

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The first season of Casualty attracted a lot of political controversy and government condemnation because it "dared" to be critical of hospital conditions and the chronic under-funding of the National Health Service. Also the Royal College of Nursing did not like the way that some of the nurses were portrayed. Despite these initial concerns, a second season of episodes was made, partly because the scripts had already been paid for, though initially it was thought that no more would be made after that. Now, twenty years later, Casualty has become a national institution and is the longest-running BBC drama programme and the second-longest-running medical drama in the world behind America's General Hospital (1963). See more »

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Harry Harper: Nathan just made an interesting point.
Selena Manning: There's a first time for everything.
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the lead-in scenes always worried me!!
2 March 2004 | by james-m-1See 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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