The everyday lives of the people frequenting the frenetic Accident and Emergency department of Holby City hospital.
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 Josh Griffiths (438 episodes, 1989-2017)
Jane Hazlegrove ...
 Kathleen 'Dixie' Dixon / ... (401 episodes, 1996-2016)
Tony Marshall ...
 Noel Garcia / ... (397 episodes, 1993-2017)
Charles Dale ...
 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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[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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Watched as a child and got back into as SO good!
21 November 2015 | by (Fife, Scotland) – See all my reviews

I grew up in the 80's so this was one of those being a kid you saw on in the background a lot of the time - and I never minded! It was fun to watch; drama, comedy, mystery, medical, romance, it has all needed for all our daily lives. But I became a teenage and found other things that took over and forgot about this show altogether, from mid 90's-2010's I saw nothing! Then one day I saw an advert for it and became intrigued, and I liked what I ended up seeing. I genuinely think this is a good show, it has a lot of correct medical information, has drama entwined with interesting stories, funny moments, romantic scenes, all portraying much loved, respected, if not hated at times, etc, characters going through their experiences at this hospital. I think this is good and you should give it a go if you like drama, medicine and some romance to boot! :-)


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