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Casualty

Project Info

Drama depicting the private and working lives of the patients, doctors, and nurses attending a small but frantically busy accident and emergency department of the large Holby City General hospital.

Episode: Zero Sum Game


Original Transmission Date:
7th July 2012
Director: Graeme Harper
Writer: Kelly Jones

Sam questions whether she is ready for active service when she falters during a training exercise, and her return to Afghanistan is jeopardised further when an army colleague asks her to lie for him. Meanwhile, new nurse Fletch (Waterloo Road’s Alex Walkinshaw) makes a favourable impression on everyone except Lloyd, but the pair are forced to work together to help a woman whose initial joy at being told she is pregnant turns to horror when the true diagnosis is made. Guest starring Nikki Sanderson and Bill Ward (Coronation Street’s Candice Stowe and Charlie Stubbs).

Episode: Do the Right Thing


Original Transmission Date:
14th July 2012
Director: Graeme Harper
Writer: Emma Goodwin

A breakdown in communication during a domestic incident on a housing estate leaves a reformed ex-con in a critical condition after responding officers use a stun gun on him. As the man fights for his life, relations between the police and the ED staff become strained, not least for Jordan and his partner Yvonne. Meanwhile, Dylan and Sam remain in conflict, and when tensions reach fever pitch, a patient’s chances of survival are threatened. Guest starring Natalie Gavin (Prisoners’ Wives).

Episode: Broken Heart Syndrome

Original Transmission Date: 26th January 2013
Director: Reza Moradi
Writer: David Bowker

Jordan is overcome with grief as the day of Yvonne’s funeral dawns, so the last thing he needs is a message from the young offender institution asking him to visit Nylon, the teenager awaiting trial for her attack. But can he ignore the chance to come face to face with the person he blames for her death? Meanwhile, Yvonne’s real assailant Mehmet and his wife Yasmin begin to crack under the pressure of their guilty secret, while the ED team must work out the identity of a mystery man and locate his missing son. Michael French and Reece Douglas star.

Episode: And the Walls come Tumbling Down

Original Transmission Date: 23rd March 2013
Director: Joss Agnew
Writer: Emma Goodwin

A day at the fair turns out to be anything but fun when Robyn skives off work to enjoy the rides with old school friend Fran, who seems to spend most of her time putting the student nurse down. But after an accident on the ghost train involving a spaced-out drug addict in an Easter bunny suit, she has more to worry about than playing truant from work. Can she save her friend’s life? Meanwhile, one of the ride owners collapses and is rushed into the ED, where Ash diagnoses a tumour, while Tom finds himself in hot water with both Sam and Zoe. One-time EastEnder Anita Dobson (Angie Watts) guest stars.

Episode: Punch Drunk Love

Original Transmission Date: 30th March 2013
Director: Joss Agnew
Writer: Steph Lloyd Jones

A young man is found in the street, having suffered a fall and been attacked – but he soon makes it clear he doesn’t want any medical help. Jamie treats a junior boxer who reminds him of his difficult past, and a woman brings in her husband after what she believes is an MS-related fall down the stairs. Meanwhile, Tom becomes jealous when another doctor asks Sam out, while Big Mac and Noel’s new living arrangements cause a few domestic disagreements.

Episode: A History of Violence

Original Transmission Date: 6th July 2013
Director: Karl Neilson
Writer: Emma Goodwin

A man gives chase to a hoodie who has snatched his mobile and laptop bag, and in the ensuing scuffle he picks up a broken bottle and stabs the robber – only realising too late she is a young woman. But their story only becomes more complicated when both of them end up in the ED. Meanwhile, a mother brings in her eight-year-old son with a broken arm, having fallen off a climbing frame – but Tom becomes suspicious when he sees bruises consistent with grabbing on the boy’s shoulder – and Louise is angry with Big Mac for taking pity on a homeless man.

Episode: The Great Pretender

Original Transmission Date: 22nd February 2014
Director: Reza Moradi
Writer: Tony McHale

Fletch argues with his estranged wife when she doesn’t want him to have the children for the weekend, so eldest daughter Evie sneaks out of the house – but makes the mistake of finding refuge in an abandoned building with a weak ceiling. Robyn has to discover why a teenage girl is lying, while a woman is brought in after tripping over a paving stone and wonders if she has a good case against the council.

Episode: The Last Chance Saloon

Original Transmission Date: 1st March 2014
Director: Reza Moradi
Writer: Matthew Barry

Robyn confronts an intruder in her home, but when she gives chase she ends up impaling her foot on a garden rake. Will the trespasser stop to help or make good his escape? A heavily pregnant woman is rushed to hospital in severe pain, and Lily shows her softer side by taking on her treatment. However, Ash is disappointed to discover the defiant young doctor hasn’t followed all his instructions and decides to teach her a lesson.


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