Raging Holby City viewers have cursed BBC One for ruining their Tuesday night (January 14 2020) by cancelling the beloved BBC medical drama and Silent Witness for an FA Cup football match.
Holby fans were left raging and complained to the soap on Twitter.
Dear @BBCOne as much as football is popular, my fed up 90 yrs old mother in law wants to know why her much loved #HolbyCity & #SilentWitness has made way for an FA Cup replay? Can’t the football be shown live on @BBCFOUR to replace a ‘popular’ Yorkshire Ripper Programme instead?
— Howard Cox (@HowardCCox) January 14, 2020
Sodding hell! No #HolbyCity again because of bloody football!
— Mummy Ninja (@MumOfMerlin) January 14, 2020
— Amanda Wood (@dj_blue_eyes) January 14, 2020
— Mark Binmore (@MarkBinmore) January 14, 2020
The football match also meant Silent Witness couldn’t be shown.
Fans of the crime drama also relayed their anger on social media.
— Vikki Brooks (Mack) (@vikkimack_VA) January 15, 2020
Annoyed that #SilentWitness has been moved to tomorrow cos the bloody football is on 🙄
— jodie hall (@jodiehall14) January 14, 2020
— Tracy Tolley (@TracyJTolley) January 14, 2020
— Underground Talk (@NellyDeeEllie) January 14, 2020
— Sharpy 🦈 (@andysharp1982) January 14, 2020
Instead the two drama series will air their latest episodes tonight (January 15 2020) on BBC One.
Holby City will be on first at 8pm until 9pm and Silent Witness will be on from 9pm until 10pm.
No #HolbyCity again because of bloody football!
In Holby, Jac and Kian return to work to conquer their demons.
There will also be a slight crossover as Marty, an ED nurse from Casualty will make an appearance in the episode.
Concerned about his cousin Kian after recent events, Marty urges him to take things slowly and it seems he’s right to be concerned…
As Kian prepares to make a pitch to save Darwin ward, the pressure takes a toll and he ends up collapsing.
Although his colleagues think he’s exhausted, something else soon comes to light.
Meanwhile Serena tries to find a new role for herself amid the changes on Darwin, but with her nephew Jason coping well and a new face to contend with, she could find herself forced out.
In the second part of Silent Witness Nikki and the Lyell team continue to investigate the murder of missing teen Jason Forbes, who was found in a field near the village of Hartford.
But they are forced to question police methods as DCI Claire Ashby seems more concerned with building a case against her main suspect.
With the pressure building on the police to secure a conviction, the team must fight to make sure that inconvenient truths are not overlooked.
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