Casualty (TV series)

British medical drama television series

Casualty is a British television show aired on the BBC since 6 September 1986. It is the longest-running emergency medical drama television series in the world.[1] It is filmed in Cardiff.[2][3] The 1,000th episode of Casualty aired on 25 June 2016, episode 39 of series 30.[4]


Creation change

The series was created by Jeremy Brock and Paul Unwin,[5] as a response to the Margaret Thatcher era.

Location change

Casualty is set in the fictional Holby City Hospital,[6] in the fictional county of Wyvern, in the south-west of England.[7]

References change

  1. "'Casualty' enters Guinness World Records". Digital Spy. Hearst Magazines UK. 16 September 2010. Archived from the original on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 12 January 2015.
  2. "Press Office — BBC confirms Casualty move from Bristol to Cardiff area". BBC. Retrieved 26 March 2009.
  3. "Roath Lock Studios – Casualty". BBC Wales. Archived from the original on 11 September 2011. Retrieved 12 September 2011.
  4. "BBC One - Casualty". Radio Times. Archived from the original on 28 June 2016. Retrieved 25 June 2016.
  5. Unwin, Paul; Brock, Jeremy (7 September 2011). "25 years strong: the idea that defined Casualty". BBC. Retrieved 17 August 2015.
  6. Kempster, Doug (13 September 1998). "Soap stars find a new role ... In the Beeb's latest soap". Sunday Mirror. Trinity Mirror. Archived from the original on 8 January 2016. Retrieved 12 January 2010.
  7. "Casualty — Fast Facts". BBC Online. Retrieved 17 November 2007.