Holby City Series 21 episode 34 ‘Where Does it Hurt’

Essie’s life is thrown into turmoil when a distressed stranger turns up claiming to know Raf di Lucca. Taking advantage of Essie’s good nature, a pact is made. Will it change Essie’s life forever?

Xav notices more and more mistakes being made by Ric. Despite Donna thinking it a bad idea, Xav decides to confront the old surgeon. Despite his outrage, does Ric know more than he’s letting on?

Nicky feels that others on the ward are better than she is. To boost her confidence, Kian gives her a tricky patient to diagnose. Can she use this new-found confidence to handle trouble-maker Evan?


Ramin Karimloo As Kian Madani
Kaye Wragg As Essie Di Lucca
David Ames As Dominic Copeland
Marcus Griffiths As Xavier “zav” Duval
Hugh Quarshie As Ric Griffin
Jaye Jacobs As Donna Jackson
Belinda Owusu As Nicky Mckendrick
Rosie Marcel As Jac Naylor
Bob Barrett As Sacha Levy
Alex Walkinshaw As Adrian “Fletch” Fletcher
Dawn Steele As Ange Godard
Jack Ryder As Evan Crowhurst
Sophie Harkness As Frankie Rendell
Miroslav Kokenov As Boiko Toshkov
Jason Callender As Emile Endersby


Ed Sellek – Writer
Yasmin Kalli – Producer
Julie Edwards – Director

This episode airs 20th August on BBC One