Series 32 is the thirty-second series of Casualty and will commence airing on 19 August 2017. Filming for the series' first episode began in April 2017. The series will contain 44 episodes, the same as the previous series.

At some point later in the series, at least an episode was filmed on location in London which was confirmed by George Rainsford on 28 September 2017[3], and Amanda Mealing on 29 September 2017[4]. This was later officially confirmed on the Casualty twitter page [5].

On 7 September 2017, it was announced that Sunetra Sarker as Zoe Hanna would return in 2018. Also, it was announced that a new F1 called Bea Kinsella, played by Michelle Fox would also appear, alongside Neet Mohan as Rashid Masum [6], who was previously announced to be joining on 11 August 2017 in the Autumn Trailer[7].


Main characters

Recurring/Guest characters


This was the first series of Casualty not to have episode names for its episodes. This was later revealed to be because coming up with episode titles was "incredibly difficult" and made the show feel dated. The episode titles during production were known for episodes one, two, five and six of the series, but like the other episodes in the series, they were scrapped when the episodes aired.

Episode Centric character Original airdate
1049 1 "Episode One"[9] Dylan 19 August 2017
Dylan, David, Louise and Alicia set off to Calais to offer medical assistance at a refugee camp. There, Alicia takes a shine to British medic Cameron Hamilton, who has been on the scene for a while, helping the camp's women and children. Meanwhile, Dylan forms a bond with two children, Sanosi and Mariam, who have fallen prey to ruthless people-traffickers, and has to make a difficult decision about their future. Back at the hospital, Connie is shocked to learn Sam has resigned and seems to have disappeared - taking Grace with him.
1050 2 "Episode Two"[10] Jez 26 August 2017
The team of Holby medics continue their efforts to help migrant refugees in need of medical attention on the French coast. However, Dylan is fast becoming frustrated with how little he can offer the camp, and makes a decision he may come to regret. Meanwhile, back in the UK, Jez faces the repercussions of crossing paths with the Ellissons, as an improvised explosive is thrown through the window of his home, placing both Robyn and baby Charlotte in jeopardy.

Note: Final appearance of Jez Andrews (Lloyd Everitt).

1051 3 "Episode Three" Ethan 2 September 2017
The coroner's report into Scott Ellisson's death is due to arrive, and Ethan hopes that - whatever the outcome - the result will allow him to move on with his life. While a conflicted Ethan struggles with his guilt, Lily realises she needs to find a new date for her cousin's wedding, and Iain agrees to step in, but when the pair break down en route to the event, nothing can save them from the ire of Lily's domineering Aunt Ling. Elsewhere, Dylan intensifies his search for Sanosi's missing uncle, but finds himself in mortal danger after he pursues a thief onto a dilapidated boat.

Note: 70 minutes in length.

1052 4 "Episode Four" Dylan 16 September 2017
Dylan is finally successful in reuniting Sanosi with his uncle Kamal. However, the reunion of the two families proves far from successful when Kamal is rushed to hospital suffering from abdominal pains that turn out to have been caused by his swallowing bags of heroin. Alicia wants to learn to drive to improve her career prospects and Elle offers to give her a lesson - which ends in a collision.
1053 5 "Episode Five"[11] Sam 23 September 2017
Iain is stunned when former registrar Samantha Nicholls shows up the ambulance station ready for her first day as a paramedic. The pair struggle to adjust to their new working relationship, any questions Iain has are put out of mind when he and his new partner are called to rescue a shifty woman from a car crash. Meanwhile, back at the ED, Alicia decides to play matchmaker for Jacob and Elle as they work together to care for fun-loving elderly couple Iona and Margie.

Note: Return of Sam Nicholls (Charlotte Salt)

1054 6 "Episode Six"[12] Connie 30 September 2017
Connie tries to get to the bottom of her health problems, and while she waits for the results of a scan, she pours her attention into helping Ethan improve his teaching abilities. However, when the news finally arrives, it is not good. Meanwhile, Charlie and Josh face the unpleasant consequences of a heavy night out, but refuse to admit their partying days may be behind them, forcing Duffy to intervene. Plus, Elle is given cause to regret swearing off men when she realises she has great chemistry with a young patient's father.
1055 7 "Episode Seven" Connie 7 October 2017
Dylan is forced to bring Sanosi into the Emergency Department, much to David's dismay, and Lily grows ever more jealous of the bond forming between Iain and Sam. Meanwhile, Connie struggles to deal with the severity of her diagnosis, and tries to come to terms with what it means for her future.
1056 8 "Episode Eight" Connie 14 October 2017
The truth finally catches up with Connie, as her symptoms begin to manifest, and Ethan realises she is the mystery `heart patient' she has been quizzing him about. Determined to keep her illness under wraps, Connie blackmails Ethan into performing an urgent surgical procedure on her himself. Meanwhile, the day of Alicia's driving test arrives, but nerves get the better of her when she accidentally runs over her instructor's foot during one last lesson.
1057 9 "Episode Nine" Dylan 21 October 2017
Connie distracts herself from her personal problems by trying to get to the bottom of the squabbles between Dylan, David and Louise, who have been in conflict over Dylan's decision to smuggle Sanosi into the UK. Meanwhile, Lily is made uneasy by the natural chemistry between Sam and Iain, who she discovers have a romantic history together, and Max tries to deliver bad news to mortuary assistant Tara, whose new squeeze seems to have a troubling secret.
1058 10 "Episode Ten" Dylan 28 October 2017
Dylan helps a patient who was placed into foster care to protect her from her mother's abusive partner, and the encounter makes him realise that he must do what it right for Sanosi - even if it isn't always the easy thing. Meanwhile, Elle's new beau Marty receives a rude awakening when her sons catch them together in bed, and what was already a tense situation becomes even more awkward when he turns up at the hospital seeking help with a particularly sensitive problem.
1059 11 "Episode Eleven" TBA; likely Rashid 4 November 2017

A new F1 turns up for his first shift at Holby ED, but is soon caught up in chaos.

Note: First appearance of Rashid Masum (Neet Mohan).

1060 12 "Episode Twelve" TBA 11 November 2017
1061 13 "Episode Thirteen" TBA 18 November 2017
1062 14 "Episode Fourteen" TBA 25 November 2017
1063 15 "Episode Fifteen" TBA 2 December 2017

References and notes

  1. Erika was credited in S32 E1, she didn't leave until August 2017, her final episode should air in December 2017
  2. Lucy's first episode should air January 2018
  9. Episode title "Dr Dylan" during production.
  10. Episode title "All My Sins" during production.
  11. Episode title "Blues and Twos" during production.
  12. Episode title "Addicted to Love" during production.
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