Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 06, 1986
Status
Returning Series
Runtime
50 min.
Country
UK
Network
BBC One TV Network
Genre
Casualty (UK) tv show photo

Casualty (UK)

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

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28x48 A Life Less Lived(Saturday Aug. 23rd, 2014 9:10PM on BBC one (UK))

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Series Fun Facts

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  • 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…
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    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."
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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…
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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" (1986) {Death and Doughnuts (#26.18)} a patient's phone number was shown as starting 0117, the code for Bristol, though a fictitious district code 456 was used.
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  • Radio D.J. Mark Burrows once played the part of a corpse, uncredited, but it took two hours to film it as he couldn't stop sneezing.
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