Wednesday 9 October 2013, 10:41
Episode 52 saw one of Holby City's most loved characters - Antoine Malick - sustain a severe injury in a road traffic accident.
I'm the head of prosthetics for Holby City and it was my team’s job to make the fake limbs used in that episode. In this video I show the creative process that went into making Malick’s injury look as realistic as possible – under the scrutiny of today’s enormous televisions and HD!
Megan Thomas is head of prosthetics on Holby City. Hannah King, who filmed this interview, is a researcher in BBC TV and iPlayer.
Like A Prayer, the episode featuring Malick’s accident, was on Tuesday, 8 October at 8pm on BBC One and BBC One HD, and 10.35pm on BBC One Scotland. It is available to watch on BBC iPlayer until Tuesday, 15 October.
Holby City continues on Tuesday, 15 October at 8pm on BBC One and BBC One HD, and 11.25pm on BBC One Scotland. For further programme times please see the episode guide.
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