Actress Zita Sattar is remembered for playing fun nurse Anna Paul three years ago. Known for her bubbly personality, her character Anna had a fling with her half brother Merlin before being killed in a train crash at the beginning of Series 18. holby.tv talked to Zita about what she’s been up to since leaving…
What have you been up to since leaving CASUALTY?
I’ve done a sitcom, and had a baby! (oh and revamped the whole of my house!!)
Do you miss working on the show? What are your fondest memories from being in CASUALTY?
I miss the people the most – everyone was so great!
Do you keep in touch with any of the cast of CASUALTY?
On a regular basis, I still see Christine Stephen-Daly, Martina Laird, Chris Colquhoun, Lee Warburton and Bob Gwilym.
Do you ever watch CASUALTY now?
I watch it occasionally, especially when my other half has directed an episode!!
What were your favourite storylines as Anna?
I think the whole Merlin storyline, although far-fetched, had to be my favourite!
What were your views on Anna’s relationship with half-brother Merlin – do you think she deserved to find love with him?
You recently appeared in the comedy According to Bex – did you enjoy it? Do you prefer straight or comedy roles?
I enjoyed it immensely. I love doing comedy, as it is a real challenge.
What would be your dream acting role?
My own American sitcom!
Which actors/ actresses do you admire?
Linda Bassett, Bette Midler and the two parents in ‘Malcom and the Middle- – I love that show!
Do you support any charities?
Yes, Wateraid (which I won 13,000 pounds on the Weakest Link for) and Plan International and Oxfam.
Do you have any mottos in life?
Always leave the washing up for somebody else to do!…