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18 February 2019, 16:20
It’s an emergency! The hospital dramas Holby City and Casualty will merge for a two-part special on BBC1 this March
If you're a fan of medi-dramas, you'll be excited to hear that Holby City and Casualty will be joining forces for a TV special next month.
The BBC shows will share the same storyline in a two-part drama that celebrates Holby City's 20th anniversary.
From the plot and cast, to the trailer and start date, here's everything you need to know about the hospital crossover.
The two-part special is centred around a cyber-attack that causes complete chaos at Holby City Hospital – the location in which both medical dramas are set.
The BBC have confirmed there will be a car crash, a possible pregnancy, and a nail-biting scene in which two members of staff will find their lives hanging in the balance.
Producer Simon Harper said: “You’ll see both the Casualty and Holby teams striving heroically against the odds in two episodes of pure, taut, emotional medical drama".
Watch the trailer below!
The BBC also revealed that each show's storyline will be "intertwined" with the other's.
There will be actors from both Casualty and Holby City starring alongside each other, including Amanda Mealing, who will return as Connie Beauchamp, and Rosie Marcel who stars as Jac Naylor.
"There’s so much to relish... an especially poignant thematic resonance between two regulars, Connie [Beauchamp] and Jac [Naylor] in delicious conflict.
“And, perhaps most vitally, who from Casualty has been secretly carrying on with whom from Holby.”
Want to tune in to the celebratory episodes? The first part will begin during Casualty on Saturday 2 March and the second part will conclude during Holby City on Tuesday 5 March on BBC One.