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Guest Artists

Guest Artists; CASUALTY celebrates 25 years.


Guest Artists

Number of guest artists auditioned per series: 1,680
Number of guest artists cast per series: 336

Oscar contenders in Casualty include:

* Ian Barnes (Director 2005-2011) – Best Director, Animated Short Film 2011
* Kate Winslet (Guest 1993) – Best Supporting Actress 1995/2001 and Best Actress 1997/2004/2006
* Minnie Driver (Guest 1991) – Best Supporting Actress 1997
* Richard Curtis (Writer 2007) – Best Original Screenplay 1995
* Ron Moody (Guest 2010) – Best Actor 1968

Oscar winners in Casualty include:

* Brenda Fricker (Megan Roach, 1986-1990) – Best Supporting Actress 1990
* Pete Postlethwaite (Guest 1990 and 1993) – Best Supporting Actor 1993
* Kate Winslet (Guest 1993) – Best Actress 2008

Other notables who guest starred before they were famous:
Adjoa Andoh
Alfred Molina
Amanda Redman
Amita Dhiri
Christopher Ecclestone
Clive Mantle
Helen Baxendale
Jane Danson
Jenny Seagrove
Jesse Birdsall
Joe McGann
Johnny Lee Miller
Judy Loe
Kwame Kwei-Armah
Letitia Dean
Lisa Faulkener
Louise Lombard
Lucy Davis
Mark McGann
Orlando Bloom
Pam Ferris
Paul Barber
Pauline Quirk
Paterson Joseph
Ray Winstone
Russell Boulter
Sarah Smart
Simon Shepherd
Stella Gonet
Tony Selby
Aaron Johnson

Other notables who guest starred after they were famous:
Anita Dobson
Charlie Brooks
Christopher Timothy
Colin Baker
Frank Windsor
Gary Kemp
Gillian Taylforth
Griff Rhys Jones
Holly Aird
Imogen Stubbs
James Gaddas
Jenny Seagrove
Jodi Albert
John Sergeant
Josie D’Arby
Kika Mirylees
Laila Rouass
Les Dennis
Lionel Jeffries
Lord Patrick Lichfield
Mark Burrows
Nicola Stapleton
Patricia Hayes
Peter Amory
Prunella Scales
Raji James
Rula Lenska
Sarah Greene
Sasha Behar
Scott Mills
Stefan Dennis
Tom Butcher
Tony Robinson
Tony Slattery
Tracy Shaw
Victoria Alcock

Guest stars who went on to be regulars in Holby City:
Colette Brown (Samantha)
Hugh Quarshie (Ric)
Ian Aspinall (Mubbs)
Patsy Kensit (Faye)
Rachel Leskovac (Kelly)
Sharon Maughan (Tricia)
Verona Joseph (Jess)

A guest actor once started fitting between takes, but because his character was in hospital for seizures, the cast and crew took a few moments to realise it was real.


See also: 25th Anniversary : Awards to Episodes : Locations to Medical Facts : Props to Writers


(Source: BBC Press Office)

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