Warning: spoilers! Doctor Lily Chao's heart-breaking Casualty exit in pictures.
We've sad news - Doctor Lily Chao is clicking her heels and departing Holby. Lily's exit marks the end of four fantastic years on the long-running medical drama for talented Crystal Yu (opens in new tab), who played her. Before Lily leaves paramedic Iain Dean (Michael Stevenson (opens in new tab)) pulls out all the stops, but it looks like it's a critical case of 'too little, too late.' What's on TV (opens in new tab)'s diagnosis: There will be tears (mostly ours)...
Here we reveal exactly what's in store for Lily and the rest of the gang in Casualty...
Paramedic Iain is still mired in his conflicting feelings for Lily and Sam - will he realise where his heart lies before it's too late?
Sam corners Iain and they've a heart to heart. Does she have feelings for her ex?
It's a good job Iain is sitting down when Lily reveals she's considering a research post in Hong Kong
Iain plans a public display of affection for Lily - what could go wrong?
Time to tell Iain 'as one door opens'?
Iain's ex, Sam, has some serious thinking to do...
Passion is in fashion in Holby but can Iain convince Lily to stay?
Is this really the last goodbye for Iain and Lily?
With twenty years of experience as an entertainment journalist, Elaine writes for What’s on TV, TV Times, TV & Satellite Week and (opens in new tab)www.whattowatch.com (opens in new tab) covering a variety of programs from gardening and wildlife to documentaries and drama.
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