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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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11 wins & 33 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Derek Thompson ...  Charlie Fairhead / ... 830 episodes, 1986-2020
Tony Marshall Tony Marshall ...  Noel Garcia / ... 489 episodes, 1993-2020
Suzanne Packer ...  Tess Bateman / ... 487 episodes, 1996-2016
Ian Bleasdale Ian Bleasdale ...  Josh Griffiths 440 episodes, 1989-2017
Jane Hazlegrove ...  Kathleen 'Dixie' Dixon / ... 403 episodes, 1996-2019
Charles Dale Charles Dale ...  Big Mac / ... 356 episodes, 1995-2016
Catherine Shipton ...  Lisa Duffin / ... 351 episodes, 1986-2020
Sunetra Sarker ...  Zoe Hanna 336 episodes, 2007-2018
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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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Before the first series was shown, it was described as being a "northern Hospital", often thought of as possibly being similar to St. James' in Leeds, but never of course confirmed. Only really from the second series onwards did references to it being in Bristol start appearing in the media. However when a new producer, Peter Norris, was brought in for Season 4, he decided to play down the association between Holby and Bristol, and so Duffy's West Country accent disappeared and fewer recognizable Bristol locations were used. Despite this, some links to Bristol have remained, even after filming moved to Cardiff in 2011: in Casualty: Death and Doughnuts (2012) a patient's phone number was shown as starting 0117, the code for Bristol, though a fictitious district code 456 was used. See more »

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Patient: [Young Arab] Allah be Praised.
Nurse: Allah had nothing to do with it.
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Featured in Harry Hill's World of TV: Medical Dramas (2020) See more »

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Does the term "Flogging a Dead Horse" spring to mind?
16 March 2002 | by samwise-1See all my reviews

When this show first began I was still a schoolboy and I loved it because my dream was to be a nurse in a casualty unit. Since that time I have realised that dream, and also realised what utter tripe this show has become. True to BBC drama form these days it seems that everything must be miserable or depressing to be considered good drama. Over the years I have seen the show deteriorate into the realms of nothing more than a political hobby horse. Bearing little resemblance to reality in any way all this show does for me is ensure I turn over stat!


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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 September 1998 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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