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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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Cast

Series cast summary:
Derek Thompson ...  Charlie Fairhead / ... 802 episodes, 1986-2019
Suzanne Packer ...  Tess Bateman / ... 487 episodes, 1996-2016
Tony Marshall Tony Marshall ...  Noel Garcia / ... 461 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
Catherine Shipton Catherine Shipton ...  Lisa Duffin / ... 340 episodes, 1986-2019
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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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

At the time of Casualty's conception, the BBC had two ideas for a hospital drama - a 'cottage hospital' idea, which was seen as the safe option, or an A&E department ('Front Line' - as Casualty was originally titled), an off-the-wall idea which posed more problems for the team. "I went for Casualty," said Jonathan Powell, BBC Head of Drama, about his decision, "because there was a feeling of life and passion and, well, I was anxious for new young people to create something. I put them [creators Jeremy Brock and Paul Unwin] with a very experienced producer, Geraint Morris, and hoped for the best." See more »

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Holby City's sister
20 September 2003 | by rossrobinsonSee all my reviews

Casualty is based on the same drama type as Holby City, set in Holby City. Casualty started in 1986, i remember when i first saw it when i was young, i was born a year after when Casualty started in 1986. It's still a great programme to watch.


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