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Casualty 

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 / ... 776 episodes, 1986-2018
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Ian Bleasdale Ian Bleasdale ...  Josh Griffiths 440 episodes, 1989-2017
Tony Marshall Tony Marshall ...  Noel Garcia / ... 439 episodes, 1993-2018
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 / ... 319 episodes, 1986-2018
Matt Bardock Matt Bardock ...  Jeff Collier / ... 314 episodes, 1993-2014
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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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Country:

UK

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English

Release Date:

28 September 1998 (USA) See more »

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Baleseti sebészet See more »

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Stereo

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1.33 : 1
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Holby has a Geraint Morris ward. This was named after Geraint Morris, the show's original producer who died in 1997. See more »

Quotes

Maggie Coldwell: Harry, have you got a minute? I could do with a second opinion on these results.
Harry Harper: [patronisingly] My pleasure. I'm always happy to offer my expert advice.
Maggie Coldwell: Er, just your opinion. I've got the expert bit covered, thank you.
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Referenced in Lorraine: Episode dated 19 October 2016 (2016) See more »

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The hospital feels real, but that's about it...
16 February 2007 | by general-melchettSee all my reviews

I am not a Casualty buff, but what I do see of it is always quite good. It is drama at its most realistic - you are instantly brought into the serious, morbid, emotional world of modern hospitals. The lack of blood and gore only make everything seem even more real. When a death occurs, you sure do know about it - it manages to hit really hard, unlike in Hollywood movies. The drama itself is superb and somewhat painful at times - anyone who has been in a hospital will feel things coming back to them after an episode of this. The lack of musical score save for the credits and the complete lack of glamorisation in any form strip this down to the bare bones of realism. But sadly, this show is not perfect. While there's enough to warrant a viewing of a full episode, there really isn't much to make you want to keep coming back. And though the characters feel like real people, you just don't really know them and you can't sympathise with them - and that is the worst thing for a show like this. This is a real zombie of a show - it is moving and aware, but just doesn't feel alive, and just kind of drones for the hour each episode it plays. And, in spite of what I said earlier, there's way more blood and sweat in real hospitals too. 7/10


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