Casualty spoilers: Connie Beauchamp in crisis!
In Casualty Elle confronts Connie leading to a personal crisis, Ruby’s stalking nightmare continues and Jacob makes a shocking discovery
A hearty welcome back to Casualty, which didn’t air last week due to Eurovision 2019. Happily it’s been worth the wait, as major characters Connie Beauchamp and Elle Gardner, face intertwined crises. Meanwhile, nurse Jacob Masters make a shocking discovery about his mum, and paramedic Ruby Sparks realises Dani is stalking her…
There’s also a special Holby City crossover guest star!
WARNING: Contains spoilers
Elle’s last goodbye?
It is consultant Elle Gardner’s last day on the wards of Holby ED and everyone close to her is feeling emotional, especially work colleagues David ‘Dave’ Hide, Charlie Fairhead and Dylan Keogh, who even manages a rare public display of affection!
Thankfully Jacob Masters – a close pal and father to her son Blake – is on hand to help motivate pancake/Elle as she prepares for her new job as clinical lead at The Royal.
But Elle questions her future when CEO Henrik Hanssen (Holby City star Guy Henry) lets slip that Connie Beauchamp recommended her for the new post!
Shocked and hurt, Elle confronts Connie about her motives, and opens up a can of worms… More spoilers below!
Connie in crisis
At the start of her shift, clinical lead Connie Beauchamp sits alone in her office, trying to write a meaningful farewell card to her only real friend, Elle. However, words fail her.
Unfortunately for Connie, words don’t fail hospital head honcho Hanssen, who pays the ED a visit this week! Connie has some explaining to do when Hanssen tells Elle that Connie gave her a glowing review. Meanwhile Hanssen demands to know why the ED is underperforming…
With pressure mounting, Mrs B’s hard exterior begins to crack. After a terse showdown with Elle, who recognises her friend is suffering, Connie sets out to prove she’s still queen of the ED, but the exertion takes its toll on her fragile mental health… Will she reach out and ask Elle for help?
Also this week
Jacob gets news about his mother, Omo, in a most unexpected manner after David finds out a drug dependant patient has medication with Omo's name on it. Jacob decides to investigate further only to make a shocking discovery...
Read our interview with Charles Venn about Jacob's new storyline here
Ruby realises her stethoscope is missing and begins to suspect Dani of stealing it. When she spots Dani at another shout out, Ruby is unnerved. Will Ruby confront Dani, or confide in Iain or Jan?
Elle is shaken by Connie’s manipulations and worries that she may not have been promoted on her own merit. Will she reconsider her future plans?
Archie challenges Connie’s medical decisions in Resus – has the clinical lead made a catastrophic error in judgement?
Meanwhile, the ED is overrun with casualties from a medieval enactment group. There’s also an intriguing patient case story with sinister overtones!
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