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REVEALED: Why there is NO Casualty this week!

Connie has some news for Elle and Dylan...
Connie has some news for Elle and Dylan... (Image credit: BBC / Alistair Heap)

Casualty spoilers: The BBC medical drama has been benched this weekend

Don’t [penalty] shoot the messenger, but we’ve some sad news for Casualty fans this week. The long-running medical drama is on the subs bench, as BBC1 is showing the FA Cup Quarter final on 16 March between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Manchester United.

Surely it can’t be as exciting as the recent Casualty/Holby City crossover, when star players Connie Beauchamp and Jac Naylor had a major showdown?

It’s only a short interval, as Casualty returns as normal to BBC1 next Saturday with favourites Cathy Shipton as Duffy, Derek Thompson as Charlie Fairhead, Amanda Mealing as Connie, William Beck as Dylan Keogh, a new doctor called Archie Hudson, played by exciting new TV talent Genesis Lynea, and some match fit guest stars…

Elaine Reilly
Elaine Reilly

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) (opens in new tab) covering a variety of programs from gardening and wildlife to documentaries and drama.


As well as active involvement in the WTW family’s social media accounts, she has been known to get chatty on the red carpet and wander into the odd podcast. 

After a day of previewing TV, writing about TV and interviewing TV stars, Elaine likes nothing than to relax… by watching TV.