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Casualty: A Father's Love

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A siege makes Charlie fear for his life. Meanwhile. Harry bares his soul to Selena.
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Medical Drama: Casualty 8.45pm BBC1
After a week's absence for the Live 8 concert, Casualty returns with all its dramatic guns blazing. Selena is still recovering after being stabbed, while her estranged husband Will is getting cosy with a young blonde woman regular viewers will recognise as a right troublemaker. Abs certainly knows her as one. Bex is attacked for the second time by Pete, with startling consequences, and the paramedics are called out to a hostage situation.
But for what should be an action-packed episode, the cast seem to move in slow motion. Josh and Charlie stroll up the stairs to answer a 999 call as if they were on their way to a dull tea party. Don't they know that ambulance response times are monitored? Even worse, there's a heck of a lot of dialogue slowing things down, some of which is laughable. "It's OK. You've been stabbed," Will tells Selena consolingly. Since when is being stabbed OK? (JR)

Contributors

Writer: Stephen McAteer
Producer: Jane Hudson
Director: Craig Lines
Charlie Fairhead: Derek Thompson
Josh Griffiths: Ian Bleasdale
Bex Reynolds: Sarah Manners
Luke Warren: Matthew Wait
Selena Donovan: Elizabeth Carllng
Harry Harper: Simon MacCorkindale
Claire Guildford: Leanne Wilson
Guppy Sandhu: Elyes Gabel
Abs Denham: James Redmond
Nina Farr: Rebekah Gibbs
Tess Bateman: Suzanne Packer
Sam Bateman: Luke Bailey
Maggie Coldwell: Susan Cookson
Woody Joyner: Will Thorp
Ellen Zitek: Georgina Bouzova
Pete Guildford: Adam James
DI Will Manning: Gary Mavers
Jamie Coldwell: Thomas Hudson
Stu Richins: Paul Kynman
PC Tom Wales: Sion Tudor Owen
Laura Blakely: Daniele Lydon
PC Ron Matthews: Jack Wilson
Jack Richins: Alfie Toye
Louis Richins: Bruno Melling
Rob Newlwey: Daniel Hyde
Kristen Mullen: Karen Stally
CI Trueman: Christopher Hunter






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