Holby City has been dropped by the BBC after 23 years on screen, with its final episode set to air in March next year, it has been confirmed.
In an announcement shared via Medical Drama’s official Twitter account and explained that the “difficult decision” came as a result of the BBC’s commitment to producing more programs across the UK.
He said that Holby will be on air on Tuesdays until March 2022.
The tweet read: “We are so sorry to bring you the sad news that Holby City will end in March next year after 23 wonderful years. We are so grateful to all of Holby’s amazing cast, crew, writers, producers – And our millions of loyal viewers and fans for being a part of our show.
“This difficult decision reflects the BBC’s commitment to creating more programs across the UK and to better reflect, represent and serve all parts of the country.
“Holby will be on air Tuesdays until next March, and we’ll be here to bring you a regular dose of everything until then. We promise Holby will get the release he deserves. Thank you for your continued support and the series.” love for.”
Another statement released by the BBC read: “We are incredibly proud of Holby City but it is with great sadness that we are announcing that after 23 years, the show will end on screens in March next year.
“We sometimes have to make difficult decisions to make room for new opportunities and as part of the BBC’s commitment to creating more shows across the UK, we have closed the show to reshape the BBC’s drama slate.” To better reflect, represent and serve all parts of the country. We would like to take this opportunity to thank the wonderful team at BBC Studios and all the cast and crew involved in the show since 1999 .
“Holby has been a legend with audiences, delighting millions of viewers each week and winning hundreds of awards with a compelling mix of cutting-edge medical stories and explosive personal stories.
“We look forward to working with the team over the coming months to ensure that when this is finished, Holby runs to a high standard.”
Devastated fans commented on Twitter with a comment: “Not at all! I grew up watching this show and now watch it with my daughter. So sad to hear this news. Thank you for an amazing 23 years “
While another angrily said: “What a complete joke! This is the only show to pay the license fee!”
A third questioned: “Why? It doesn’t make sense? Instead the casualty would have gone by Holby, sorry.”
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