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Holby City 

The everyday lives, professional and personal, of the doctors, nurses and patients who find themselves, for various reasons, in the wards of the frenetic cardiac unit of Holby City General Hospital.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Hugh Quarshie ...  Ric Griffin 612 episodes, 2001-2019
Rosie Marcel ...  Jac Naylor / ... 534 episodes, 2004-2019
Tina Hobley Tina Hobley ...  Chrissie Williams / ... 412 episodes, 2001-2013
Jaye Jacobs ...  Donna Jackson 405 episodes, 2004-2019
Bob Barrett ...  Sacha Levy / ... 397 episodes, 2008-2019
Paul Bradley Paul Bradley ...  Elliot Hope 392 episodes, 2005-2019
Guy Henry ...  Henrik Hanssen 298 episodes, 2010-2019
Amanda Mealing ...  Connie Beauchamp / ... 293 episodes, 2001-2019
James Anderson James Anderson ...  Oliver Valentine 283 episodes, 2009-2018
Catherine Russell ...  Serena Campbell 274 episodes, 2012-2019
Hari Dhillon ...  Michael Spence / ... 270 episodes, 2001-2014
David Ames David Ames ...  Dominic Copeland 257 episodes, 2013-2019
Robert Powell ...  Mark Williams 249 episodes, 2005-2011
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Drama series depicting the frenetic daily lives of the doctors, nurses and patients in the hectic cardiac unit of Holby City General Hospital. The unit is run by the autocratic Consultant Surgeon Anton Meyer (George Irving) assisted by arrogant sidekick Registrar Nick (Michael French) who find themselves in a continuous running battle with Consultant Muriel McKendrick (Phyllis Logan) over beds with the rest of the staff caught in the cross-fire. Written by Mark Smith <msmith@osi.co.uk>

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Official Sites:

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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 January 1999 (UK) See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Jac Naylor was voted "One of Holby City's most hated characters". See more »

Quotes

[to Matt, after a patient has disappeared from her bed to give herself a fix of morphine]
Lola Griffin: Matthew... Ever played Hunt-the-Patient?
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Crazy Credits

Beginning with episode (#11.10)} the credits were redesigned so the actors who played the main characters were listed (though without their character names) before the episode, and the actors and character names for the minor or guest characters were listed at the end. The opening credits were identical for every episode and included actors even if they did not appear in that episode. See more »

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Very arresting.
29 July 2009 | by TheLittleSongbirdSee all my reviews

I like both Casualty and Holby City, though despite their quite short episodic lengths, both do suffer from some problems with pacing- it is a bit slow, and perhaps not very easy to stick your teeth into. However, it is decently acted, I enjoy the performances of Amanda Mealing, Paul Bradley, Robert Powell and Hugh Quarshie, and when he was in it, Tom Chambers as Sam. I will confess that despite Richard Briers being on the show for the Christmas episode, that particular episode was a departure from the usual thing we come to expect from Holby City despite a nice twist on It's A Wonderful Life. The scripts are good, and the story lines are quite intriguing, if perhaps predictable at times. Overall, quite arresting stuff. 8/10 Bethany Cox


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