Casualty (TV series)

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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 | change source]

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

Location[change | change source]

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 | change source]

  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.