Why has Casualty gone rubbish?

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by starseven, 22 Sep 2007.

  1. starseven

    starseven Guest

    The TV programme that is, its changed. Theyve done something to it the filming looks cheap and it makes the actors look rubbish(er).

    What have they done?
  2. SamNichols

    SamNichols New Member

    Colne, Lancs
    I believe they changed the filming style to make it hipper (i.e. like a Paul Greengrass movie). It was always shite anyway, but now it's more 'edgy' shite.
  3. John Ponting

    John Ponting Über Member

    Casualty is one of the worst tv programs made. It has not gone downhill - Charlie still gazes vacantly off set to his prompt board when ever he has a line or two.
  4. Elmer Fudd

    Elmer Fudd Miserable Old Bar Steward

    Actors? Don't make me laugh !!
  5. Noodley

    Noodley Guest

    <simoncc> yet another example of why the licence fee, etc etc etc <simoncc> :biggrin:
  6. Sore Thumb

    Sore Thumb Veteran

    Just like the real NHS they are both .........
  7. OP

    starseven Guest

    Charlie only has one expression, a sort of eye rolling exasperation, symbolising his union rep character working at a futile task.

    Not done bad to blag a 10 yr career out of the one trick.
  8. fossyant

    fossyant Ride It Like You Stole It!

    South Manchester
    Light entertainment for a sat night - nowt else on ?
  9. stevenb

    stevenb New Member

    South Beds.
    I'm surprised it's still going!
    How long can a hospital drama covering all injuries and accidents and everyday life situations last before they get worn dry through repititiveness?
  10. gbb

    gbb Legendary Member

    Sorry Starseven, but i think its sh1te as well :biggrin:

    Christ, they've had every disaster bar a nuclear one, inflicted on Holby. Must be the most dangerous place on earth. :biggrin:

    I know its only TV, but god help us all if doctors and nurses behave even remotely like that in real life.
  11. Jaded

    Jaded New Member

    It's way more than 10 years - over 20, I think.
  12. OP

    starseven Guest

    Im not saying I like the programme ....honest. :biggrin:

    I havent seen it for a while and it has changed ,the cast the stories seem the same as ever but the production is completley different.

    It now has that haze about the picture yuo get in american programmes maybe they are using video instead of film or something.

    Otherwise agreed the things as poor as ever, but I struggle to find much worth watching anymore , could be age or it could all be cr*p:sad::biggrin:

    Tribe excepted, I like that
  13. summerdays

    summerdays Cycling in the sun Moderator

    No you can't get rid of Casualty ... I have to watch it to sit working out where they filmed it and how they drive around in circles. Every now and again you actually come across them filming it.
  14. Maggot

    Maggot Guest

    There are loads of stories about the filming. One recently was a postie who jumped on a guy mugging a nurse and giving a real pasting, only to discover it was part of Casualty!!! I was on the water taxi going to Bristol City Centre, and we went past them filming a wedding party on a barge in the basin.
  15. John Ponting

    John Ponting Über Member

    We get purchase orders from "Casualty" and "Holby City" for medical supplies so at least the progs are based on reality.
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