Raf and Essie get secretly hitched in Holby City - everyone is shocked!

Raf and Essie get married

Their friends and colleagues are shocked when the couple announce they got married in secret!

Just weeks after registrar Raf asked nurse Essie to marry him, the couple shock their Holby colleagues this week when they reveal they've secretly tied the knot. Meanwhile, Essie's ex Sacha Levy has already got a lot on his plate this week, trying to get the SAINT aftercare project off the ground. So he's understandably in turmoil when Essie tells him her news.

Raf and Essie's colleagues won’t let their wedding pass without a celebration so, later, their pals - including Fletch and Holby boss Hanssen - decide to throw the happy couple a lavish party. Will Sacha show up? And is he ready to finally let Essie go?

Meanwhile, well-meaning Lofty has once again been meddling in things that don’t concern him, and is caught off-guard by a surprise visitor on AAU. Needless to say, Morven’s furious when she realises Lofty has tracked down her estranged mother! As Morven learns more about the woman, will it be a happy reunion?

Also, Oliver's going head-to-head with Roxanna in a bid to win funding for his chest wall reconstruction project. But when Oliver uncovers the heartbreaking truth behind Roxanna's project, will he have a change of heart?

Victoria Wilson
Feature Writer for What’s on TV, TV Times, TV & Satellite Week and WhatToWatch.com

With over 20 years’ experience writing about TV and film, Vicky currently writes features for What’s on TV, TV Times, TV & Satellite Week magazines plus news and watching guides for WhatToWatch.com, a job which involves chatting to a whole host of famous faces. Our Vicky LOVES light entertainment, with Strictly Come Dancing, Britain’s Got Talent and The Voice UK among her fave shows. Basically, if it’s got a shiny floor, she’s all over it! When she’s not watching TV, you might find Vicky in therapy… retail therapy that is!