Continuing Drama

Featuring much-loved characters and gripping storylines, our continuing dramas EastEnders, Casualty, Holby City, Doctors, River City and Pobol y Cwm bring audiences of more than 8 million together daily. They tackle sensitive issues like domestic violence and alcoholism, and push boundaries creatively and technically, with live broadcasts and feature-length episodes.

Our continuing dramas are a powerhouse of diverse new creative talent, where we develop the next generation of writers, directors and actors.

The Team



The world’s longest running medical drama series, a fixture of BBC One’s Saturday night schedule, is in robust health.
The daytime drama that follows the turbulent lives and loves of the staff and patients of The Mill Health Centre.
BBC One’s flagship continuing drama has gripped the nation for over 30 years.
Holby City
A year round drama series about life on the wards of Holby City Hospital, following the highs and lows of the staff and patients.
River City
Scotland’s favourite long-running drama series is a multi-award winning portrait of the lives of ordinary Glaswegians.