Casualty spoilers: Former Holby City star joins BBC drama in crossover twist?


 Over the years a number of Casualty and Holby City stars have popped up on the different wards for various storylines or in some cases joined a different team as their character embarked on a new chapter in their life Ali Bastian is currently starring in BBC medical drama Doctors and appeared in Holby City in 2017 but in an exclusive interview with Express co.uk the actress confessed she would love to join the Emergency Department team. Discussing her time on Holby City, Ali remarked: “I love that show that is one of the happiest shows on TV to work on, it’s a really lovely team  “I have mates on there too so straight away you feel [good], it’s so nice when you go on a job and you see familiar faces ” “I’ve gone in and appeared in a few episodes playing Donna Jackson’s best friend Siobhan,” she explained   “I never want to leave whenever I’m there,” the actress added.  READ MORE Strictly Come Dancing 2019: Dev Griffin and Dianne Buswell devastated  Ali was asked if she would consider swapping wards and joining the Emergency Department team in Casualty  She confessed: “I’m really enjoying playing a practice manager [on Doctors] everything that entails   “But I definitely harboured dreams of playing a doctor one day. “My step-brother’s a doctor I’ve always been fascinated by what he does I always ask him if I go and sneak in and watch surgery  “I’m a little bit fascinated by that world definitely as an actor something I’m drawn to ” After appearing on Holby City, Ali discussed what it’s like to work on the hospital set  Ali remarked: “Once you’re on the ward it feels because of the way the sets are built they look and feel like functional hospitals it does feel very real ” “It’s nice playing a patient, you get to lie down for a couple off days,” she joked      Elsewhere, Casualty fans will see the final chapter of Lisa ‘Duffy’ Duffin (Cathy Shipton) story early next year  There will be devastating scenes ahead as Duffy’s health starts to deteriorate over the coming months  As her final months come to a close, Duffy and Charlie Fairhead (Derek Thompson) have to make a heartbreaking decision as they reevaluate their final plans  With Duffy’s health becoming increasingly worse, Casualty fans will see Charlie struggle Trending READ MORE Casualty spoilers: Iain Dean star confirms character will return  Charlie has already shown signs he’s buckling under the pressure and things are only going to get worse for the Casualty stalwart  Although he is determined to cope on his own, he will be forced to admit he can no longer look after Duffy on his own  Will Charlie’s friends on the ED realise he’s struggling and offer him some much needed help? Meanwhile, Casualty have assured fans they will be some heartwarming scenes as Duffy prepares to say goodbye to the medical drama  Casualty continues Saturday 16th November on BBC One.

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