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Series twelve was the twelfth series of Holby city to air on BBC One. This series consisted of 55 episodes and included the 500th episode. It aired from 20 October 2009 and concluded on 12 October 2010.

Cast

Main characters

The 12th series saw the temporary departures of Keller clinical lead Ric Griffin and Darwin clinical lead Connie Beauchamp. Both departed in episode 2, Ric returned in episode 13, Connie in 23.

Registrars Greg Douglas and Sacha Levy arrived aswell, Greg in episode 34, Sacha in episode 13.

The series saw the arrival of 2 nurses: sister Frieda Petrenko, who arrived in episode 32 and staff nurse Elizabeth Tait, who arrived in episode 35.

The series saw the departures of sister Chrissie Williams (returned in series 13), sister Daisha Anderson and nurse Maria Kendall aswell as the death of AAU clinical lead Linden Cullen.

Character Role Ward Played by Notes
Michael Spence Sole / joint director of surgery, consultant general surgeon Keller Hari Dhillon
Ric Griffin Joint director of surgery, clinical lead,

consultant general surgeon

Keller Hugh Quarshie Until episode 2, from episode 13
Connie Beauchamp Joint / sole director of surgery, clinical lead, consultant cardiothoracic surgeon Darwin Amanda Mealing Until episode 2, episode 20, from episode 23
Linden Cullen Clinical lead, consultant general surgeon AAU Duncan Pow Until episode 55
Elliot Hope Clinical lead, consultant cardiothoracic surgeon Darwin Paul Bradley
Joseph Byrne Specialist registrar, cardiothoracic surgery /

acting consultant cardiothoracic surgeon

Darwin Luke Roberts
Jac Naylor Specialist registrar, general surgery /

acting consultant general surgeon

Keller Rosie Marcel
Greg Douglas Specialist registrar, cardiothoracic surgery Darwin Edward MacLiam Episode 20, from episode 34
Sacha Levy Locum specialist registrar, general surgery Keller Bob Barrett From episode 13
Oliver Valentine Foundation training year 1/2 Keller/Darwin James Anderson
Penny Valentine Foundation training year 1/2 Darwin/AAU Emma Catherwood
Mark Williams Nurse consultant / chief executive officer AAU Robert Powell
Chrissie Williams Ward sister AAU Tina Hobley Until episode 29
Faye Byrne Ward sister Darwin Patsy Kensit
Daisha Anderson Ward sister Keller Rebecca Grant Until episode 25
Frieda Petrenko Ward sister Darwin/AAU Olga Fedori Episode 20, from episode 32
Donna Jackson Staff nurse / ward sister Keller Jaye Jacobs
Maria Kendall Staff nurse Keller Phoebe Thomas Until episode 34
Elizabeth Tait Staff nurse Keller La Charné Jolly From episode 35

Recurring characters

Character Role Ward Played by Notes
Vanessa Lytton Chief executive officer - Leslie Ash Until episode 27
Paul Rose Head of anasethetics, consultant anaesthetist ITU Andrew Lewis Until episode 37
Keith Greene Head of intensive care, consultant anaesthetist ITU Alex MacQueen Until episode 42
Toby Geddes Consultant cardiothoracic surgeon Darwin Rick Warden Episodes 20-23
Thandie Abebe-Griffin Locum specialist registrar,

cardiothoracic surgery

Darwin Ginny Holder Episodes 3-21
George Kerwan Specialist registrar, peadiatrics Peads Joseph May Episodes 16-21
Judith Marchant Clinical matron AAU Shelagh McLeod Episodes 1-24
Lauren Minster Staff nurse Darwin Riann Steele Until episode 14
Nicky van Barr Staff nurse Darwin Alan Morrissey
Mary-Claire Carter Staff nurse Keller Niamh McGrady
Holly Cullen Healthcare assistant AAU Charlotte Wakefield From Episode 5, Until Episode 30

Episodes

Episode Series Title Director Writer Centric character Original airdate
473 1 "The Hand That Rocks the Cradle - Part One" Christopher King Tony McHale Connie 20 October 2009
474 2 "The Hand That Rocks the Cradle - Part Two" Christopher King Tony McHale Connie 21 October 2009
475 3 "Myself, Coming Back" Robert Del Maestro Nick Warburton Michael 27 October 2009
476 4 "The Professionals" Daikin Marsh Martha Hillier Elliot 3 November 2009
477 5 "Home Truths" Daikin Marsh Dana Fainaru Elliot 10 November 2009
478 6 "To Have and to Hold" David Innes Edwards David Lawrence Elliot 17 November 2009
479 7 "Break Away" David Innes Edwards David Lawrence Elliot 24 November 2009
480 8 "And That's What Really Hurts" Rob Evans Justin Young Elliot 1 December 2009
481 9 "Now We Are Lonely" Rob Evans Andrew Holden Elliot 8 December 2009
482 10 "Too Close for Comfort" Dominic Keavey Sonali Bhattacharyya Elliot 15 December 2009
483 11 "Stand by Me" Jamie Annett Tony McHale Elliot 22 December 2009
484 12 "Resolutions" Dominic Keavey Chris Murray Elliot 29 December 2009
485 13 "Talk to Me" Mark Walker Graham Mitchell Elliot 5 January 2010
486 14 "A Glorious Reunion" Mark Walker Graham Mitchell Elliot 12 January 2010
487 15 "Stop All the Clocks" Robert Bierman Rebecca Wojciechowski Elliot 19 January 2010
488 16 "Promises" Robert Bierman Joe Ainsworth Elliot 27 January 2010
489 17 "...And the Devil Makes Three" Paul Gibson Tom Bidwell Elliot 2 February 2010
490 18 "Too Cold to Crash and Burn" Paul Gibson Al Smith Elliot 9 February 2010
491 19 "Downstairs Upstairs" Michael Buffong Mark Catley Elliot 15 February 2010
492 20 "Together Alone" Daikin Marsh Dan Sefton Connie 17 February 2010
493 21 "Amare" Michael Buffong Sebastian Baczkiewicz Ric 22 February 2010
494 22 "The Butterfly Effect - Part One" Dominic Keavey Justin Young Elliot 2 March 2010
495 23 "The Butterfly Effect - Part Two" Dominic Keavey Justin Young Connie 9 March 2010
496 24 "Faith No More" Robert Bierman Andrew Holden Connie 15 March 2010
497 25 "Tipping Point" Robert Bierman Abi Bown Connie 22 March 2010
498 26 "Enemies Closer" Christopher King Paul Mari Connie 30 March 2010
499 27 "For the Greater Good" Christopher King Nick Warburton Connie 6 April 2010
500 28 "Bette Davis Eyes" David Innes Edwards Dan Sefton Michael 12 April 2010
501 29 "X-Y Factor" David Innes Edwards Nick Fisher Connie 19 April 2010
502 30 "What Goes Around" Rob Evans Al Smith Ric 25 April 2010
503 31 "Apply Some Pressure" Mat King Sally Abbott Connie 3 May 2010
504 32 "Take No Prisoners" Mat King Chris Murray Connie 10 May 2010
505 33 "Time and Tide - Part One" Daikin Marsh Graham Mitchell Connie 18 May 2010
506 34 "Time and Tide - Part Two" Daikin Marsh Graham Mitchell Connie 19 May 2010
507 35 "Brutally Frank" Jamie Annett Joe Ainsworth Connie 24 May 2010
508 36 "Taking Over" Jamie Annett Chris Murray Elliot 1 June 2010
509 37 "Cross My Heart" Edward Bazalgette Dana Fainaru Connie 7 June 2010
510 38 "Thursday's Child" Dominic Keavey Sebastian Baczkiewicz Connie 15 June 2010
511 39 "Fool's Gold" Dominic Keavey Darren Guthrie Connie 1 July 2010
512 40 "Swimming With Sharks" Steve Hughes David Lawrence Connie 6 July 2010
513 41 "Secrets You Keep" Steve Hughes Abi Bown Connie 13 July 2010
514 42 "All Cried Out" Rob Evans Graham Mitchell Connie 20 July 2010
515 43 "Two in Five Marriages" Rob Evans Tony McHale Michael 27 July 2010
516 44 "Dandelions" Dermot Boyd Stuart Morris Connie 3 August 2010
517 45 "Man With No Name" Dermot Boyd Martha Hillier Connie 10 August 2010
518 46 "Skipping a Beat" Daikin Marsh Rebecca Wojciechowski Connie 17 August 2010
519 47 "Transgressions" Daikin Marsh Tahsin Guner Connie 24 August 2010
520 48 "'Til the Grave" Dominic Keavey Tim Price Elliot 25 August 2010
521 49 "The Last Day of Summer" Dominic Keavey Justin Young Connie 31 August 2010
522 50 "Get Busy Living" Michael Buffong Joe Ainsworth Ric 7 September 2010
523 51 "A Failure to Communicate" Michael Buffong Joe Ainsworth Connie 14 September 2010
524 52 "Test Results" Rob Evans Rob Williams Connie 21 September 2010
525 53 "Long Night's Journey Into Day" Rob Evans Dana Fainaru Connie 28 September 2010
526 54 "Revelations" David Innes Edwards Graham Mitchell Elliot 5 October 2010
527 55 "Misfit Love" David Innes Edwards Andrew Holden Connie 12 October 2010
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