All the other long-running TV dramas – EastEnders, Corrie, and Emmerdale – have done it and now it looks like Casualty are keen to follow suit with a live episode.
There was speculation the drama would go live for their 30th anniversary last year, but it didn’t happen. And now the subject has come up again – but it seems not everyone is keen.
Speaking after their National Television Awards win, Jaye Griffths (Elle Gardner) and Dylan Beck (William Keogh) were at odds over the matter.
Speaking to Digital Spy who suggested the prospect of a live show, Jaye told the interviewer: “Hush your mouth!”
But William totally disagreed with his co-star, revealing:
“I would do a live episode this very second. I wouldn’t want anything more, but I’m in the minority.”
“Please don’t,” begged Jaye.
Producer Oliver Kent has already said he thinks the challenge might be a bit too great for the hospital drama.
Speaking to the BBC he said: “I would absolutely love to do a live episode, but I don’t think it’s likely.
“The problem is that everyone else already has. So it would be difficult to do one and not be compared. Plus, how on earth do you do a live stunt?”
The show had plenty to celebrate this week after bagging the National Television Award for Best Drama.
— National TV Awards (@OfficialNTAs) January 25, 2017
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Jaye travelled to the ceremony with her co-stars Amanda Mealing (Connie Beauchamp) and Cathy Shipton (Duffy) and Amanda tweeted their glamorous looks as they were en route.
— amanda mealing (@meamandamealing) January 25, 2017
The show beat top TV hitters The Night Manager, Cold Feet, Game of Thrones, and Happy Valley to take home the viewer-voted prize.
Well done guys, now bring on the live!