Casualty

'Casualty' Original Returns At A Crucial Moment

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK Entertainment

‘Casualty’ fans will receive a blast from the past this weekend, when Cathy Shipton returns as nurse Duffy. The actress will reprising her role...

The BBC Drama Department Is A Terrible Place To Die

Jonathan Ellis | Posted 10.06.2015 | UK
Jonathan Ellis

Walford and Holby aside, I have visited hospices across the UK and I am yet to see one that would be described anything like "dingy" or "grotty".

Forget Who Killed Lucy Beale, Who Killed the British Viewer's Sense of Perspective?

Karl Davis | Posted 23.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Karl Davis

With the greatest of respect, TV fiction is like other fiction types. It is escapism. It suspends the boundaries of reality. That is, after all the only possible reason the writers on Eastenders get away with entire families living in large houses in London, whilst earning no money for themselves.

Drama To Leave You 'Breathless'

Roger Crow | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

Paul Unwin may not be a household name, but in TV terms he's a serious mover and shaker as one of the brains behind British TV's longest running medical saga, Casualty. I spoke to the amiable writer, director and photographer about his recent project, ITV's period medical drama Breathless.

Accident And Emergency Depratments To Get £500m Bailout

PA | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK

Struggling A&E departments are to be given a £500 million Government bailout to help relieve pressure in the coming months. The cash, announced by...

A&E Demand 'Out Of Control' Warns Health Regulator

PA | Posted 09.05.2013 | UK

Demand on NHS accident and emergency departments is "out of control" and "totally unsustainable", the head of the health and social care regulator has...

Primetime TV Is Right Place to Highlight Dangers of Female Genital Mutilation

Alan Wardle | Posted 15.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Alan Wardle

The two-part storyline featured on BBC's Casualty, which concluded this weekend, is a welcomed move towards shedding much needed light on this appalling and illegal practice, and has started a much-needed conversation about how to better protect girls in the UK.

Man Remanded On 'Casualty' Actor Attack Charge

PA | Posted 12.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

A 32-year-old man appeared in court today accused of biting off part of former Casualty actor Clive Mantle's ear. Philip McGilvray, of Arbroath Gro...

'Casualty' Actor Has Part Of Ear Bitten Off

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.03.2013 | UK Entertainment

Clive Mantle, who starred as surgeon Mike Barrett in the TV series 'Casualty' and later 'Holby City', has had part of his ear bitten off in Newcastle....

The BBC Needs a New USP

M.R. Hall | Posted 14.01.2013 | UK Entertainment
M.R. Hall

In short, the BBC is flush with cash - nearly £5 billion each year - but doesn't quite know what it should be doing with it. It's not quite sure if it's a quasi-business or a public service, it's nervous of sounding patrician and it's terrified of taking big creative risks for fear of losing ratings.

TV Actor Bludgeoned To Death

PA | Posted 02.09.2012 | UK

A TV actor bludgeoned to death in a brutal killing was murdered by his rival in a bitter love triangle with a prostitute, a jury found today. Gary ...

FIRST LOOK: Back To The Ward

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 14.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

Former glamour model Abi Titmuss has spoken of how proud she is to have put her partying days behind her and landed a part in Casualty. The BBC One...