Sheffield news Where the cast of the original Holby City are now - from Postman Pat to Baftas MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - Holby has seen many actors and actresses come and go over the years but where did the original cast go next?
Breaking News ! The first series of Holby City aired in 1999, a spin off from its parent show Casualty, and is now in its 23rd series. With over 1000 one-hour long episodes, it's easy to forget who was in it and when as the cast is ever changing. It was and continues to be a great success, showing a drama filled life at the fictional Holby City hospital, but where are the original cast now? To get the latest email updates from Yorkshire Live, click here . Ian Curtis - Ray Sykes Ian appeared as staff nurse Ray, where he began in the first episode and left in episode 16 of series 2. He was known for being the comedian of Dawin Ward, but Ian himself went on to appear in more serious roles. Ian has appeared in A Touch of Frost as well as Soldier, Soldier but quickly moved to directing. His 2007 Comedy Lab "blowout" won best comedy at the Scottish BAFTAs. Lisa Faulkner - Victoria Merrick Lisa joined the cast late in series 2, playing the serious surgeon who went out, at her request, with a gruesome death. Stabbed to death by a patient's father, Victoria Merrick was written out of the soap in episode 30, series 3. She's since gone on to appear on EastEnders and won celebrity Masterchef. How to get free TV streaming Amazon Prime has thousands of original series, sport documentaries and films you can subscribe to watch here for just £7.99/ month plus a free month trial included. Disney+ is here in the UK and if paid for an annual subscription can save viewers 15%, giving you access to Disney and Pixar films, and popular series such as The Mandalorian. New O2 customers, or existing customers who are upgrading their plan, can get up to 6 free months of Disney+. Also, Apple TV offer a free trial for seven days but just remember that the subscription will renew automatically at £4.99/a month, so don’t forget to cancel if you don’t want it anymore. Netflix is available on your smartphone, tablet, smart TV, laptop or streaming device, all for one fixed monthly fee. Plans range from £5.99 to £13.99 a month.
Michael French - Nick Jordan Michael French was another one who eventually ended up in Albert Square, but before, he was the cardiothoracic surgical registrar Nick Jordan.
Michael French - Nick Jordan
Appearing in both Casualty and Holby City, he even appeared in a Christmas crossover special in 2005. Nick was known for rubbing his co-workers up the wrong way, explaining his many departures as he was transferred between hospitals. He appeared in the Sound of Music on stage in 2014, but aside from that, hasn't remained active since. Angela Griffin - Jasmine Hopkins The Leeds born star is best known for her role as Fiona Middleton in Coranation Street, but she spent time as Jasmine Hopkins, a ward sister quickly rising through the ranks.
Angela Griffin - Jasmine Hopkins
She had a turbulent time after being stabbed and suffering a miscarriage but she didn't leave until series three after having an affair with another nurse. Angela is also known for her voice acting in Postman Pat as well as her role in Waterloo Road. George Irving - Anton Meyer George Irving was one of the longer standing members of the original cast, not leaving until 2002 in series 4.
George Irving - Anton Meyer
Known as the arrogant driven surgeon Anton Meyer, George went on to star in a BAFTA winning short film named Antonio's breakfast. He's also appeared in the Bill and Inspector Morse, and was last heard on Radio 4 on the 'Afternoon Play' series. Phyllis Logan - Muriel McKendrick Phyllis Logan played Muriel McKendrick, who is frequently at odds with Anton Meyer, she was known as strict with a no-nonsense personality.
Phyllis Logan played Muriel McKendrick
Phyllis went on to win a BAFTA for most promising newcomer for Another Time, Another Place and has also appeared in Downton Abbey, Downton Abbey the movie and Doctor Who. Luke Malby - Paul Ripley Luke appeared in only three episodes as ward clerk Paul Ripley and was fired for misconduct.
Luke Malby - Paul Ripley
He was seen kissing an unconscious girl in the high dependency unit. He's since gone on to appear in EastEnders, but aside from that has chosen to mainly take part in independent prodcutions such as 'Break' an indie film that premiered in 2020. Dawn McDaniel - Kirstie Collins Dawn played Kirstie Collins, a flirty cardiology registrar, until her departure in series three.
Dawn McDaniel - Kirstie Collins
It's not until Kirstie's father comes back on the scene, after being estranged from his daughter for six year, with a damage liver after years of alcohol abuse, that Kirstie was set to leave the show. She left after undertaking a dangerous rescue. Dawn also appeared in Soldier, Soldier as well as in Thin Blue Line and London Bridge.
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