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Romance in Medical Drama and Fiction 15 Nov 2007
AMANDA MEALING as Connie Beauchamp and TOM CHAMBERS as Sam Strachan in Holby City
Why does love blossom in the emergency ward?

Passionate encounters between doctors and nurses working in emergency medicine have been the staple of romantic fiction for decades. From the original dark and handsome Dr Kildare, played by Richard Chamberlain, to the modern man-eating consultant, Connie Beauchamp, in Holby City. But what is it about the emergency ward that allows desire to blossom alongside the blood and guts? Jenni is joined by Caroline Anderson, author of over 70 medical romance novels, and Martin Jameson, scriptwriter on Casualty and Holby City, to find out why the clinical crush is an inevitable part of medical drama.


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