BBC Casualty is one of the longest running dramatized soaps on UK TV. In fact it is the longest running emergency focused soap in the world. It is based on the A & E department of the fictional hospital, Holby City Hospital. Holby City Hospital is set within the fictional City of Holby within the fictional county of Wyvern. So where is BBC Casualty filmed?
As of 2011 BBC Casualty if filmed at Roath Lock Studios, Cardiff Bay, South Wales. It is filmed on a custom built set which you can see on Google Earth.
BBC Casualty on Google Earth
Is Holby CIty filmed at the same location as BBC Casualty?
Believe it or not, it is not. Holby City is filmed at BBC Elstree Studio’s, Borehamwood. It is filmed in the same Studio’s as Eastenders. In fact when you are watching external shots in Eastenders you can quite often see the Holby CIty Hospital tower block in the background.
Holby City Filming Location
The tower block that now houses Holby City Hospital used to act as the famous Grange Hill Lower school in the early series In the image below you can also make out the main entrance to the hospital set.
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