BBC One’s popular medical drama Casualty will return on 2nd January with one of its most powerful episodes to date, showing these extraordinary times through the lens of the Emergency Department staff that viewers love and trust.

As COVID 19 reaches the ED, will the team cope with the toughest challenge of their careers? Connie (Amanda Mealing) battles her personal demons to lead the department with the support of Charlie (Derek Thompson) and Jacob (Charles Venn). Fenisha (Olivia D’Lima) realises she must do everything she can to care for her unborn baby. Will (Jack Nolan) feels angry and frustrated as the hospital struggles to cope with the mounting pressure.

Casualty returns to BBC One on Saturday 2nd January at 19:35