Holby City Series 21 episode 41 ‘This Be The Verse’

Ric is trying to conceal his life-and-death news from Darla who is struggling to make a life-changing decision of her own. Stuck between a rock and a hard place – what will Ric choose?

Essie is shaken to encounter Isla’s aggressive dad demanding information from her about the baby’s mum. He threatens to blow the secret about Isla’s illegal adoption – what will Essie do?

Kian recognises the name of an old flame on his ward, a spark is still there, and the attraction is mutual. But will his feelings for her cloud his medical judgment?


Hugh Quarshie As Ric Griffin
Belinda Owusu As Nicky Mckendrick
Nic Jackman As Cameron Dunn
Jaye Jacobs As Donna Jackson
Kaye Wragg As Essie Di Lucca
Bob Barrett As Sacha Levy
Ramin Karimloo As Kian Madani
Marcus Griffiths As Xavier “Zav” Duval
Naomi Katiyo As Darla Johnstone
Rosalind Halstead As Beatrice “Bea” Kaminski
Jordan Adene As Peter Woodward
Calum Lill As Conor Henson
Daniel Adegboyega As Michael Woodward


Yasmin Kalli – Producer
Jamie Annett – Director
George Holden Stroud – Writer

This episode airs 8th October 2019 on BBC One at 8pm