Popular entertainer Paul O’Grady is set to guest appear in HOLBY CITY.
Paul will appear in three episodes, playing cancer patient Tim Connor, to be aired in September.
The BBC Radio 2 host and presenter of his own ITV chat show, said he was delighted to be given a role, having been a long-time fan of the hospital drama.
“I’m a big fan of HOLBY CITY so to be featuring in three episodes is absolutely brilliant,” he said.
HOLBY CITY executive producer Oliver Kent said: “Having Paul appear in HOLBY CITY is such a great coup for the show.
“Paul has a vibrant personality and a very unique way of engaging with the audience – not to mention he’s incredibly funny.
“This is exactly what we need for a storyline that will be filled with a rollercoaster of emotions.”