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Amanda Mealing: Casualty exit will be ‘reset’ for Connie Beauchamp

Amanda Mealing: Casualty exit will be ‘reset’ for Connie Beauchamp

Amanda Mealing says ‘Casualty’ bosses are "resetting" Connie Beauchamp after her exit. The 52-year-old star’s alter-ego was written out of the show during the series finale over the weekend after confiding in Charlie Fairhead (Derek Thompson) about her addiction to prescription drugs, before she was ordered to leave the emergency department. Giving viewers hope for the ... »

Amanda Mealing collapsed on Holby City set due to PTSD

Amanda Mealing collapsed on Holby City set due to PTSD

Amanda Mealing collapsed on the set of ‘Holby City’ after her breast cancer battle. The 52-year-old actress – who appeared in the medical drama series as Connie Beauchamp until 2010 and has played the same role in sister show ‘Casualty’ since 2014 – was diagnosed with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) five years after her 2002 battle with the illness, and it... »

Casualty will air double bill feature-length episode for series finale

Casualty will air double bill feature-length episode for series finale

‘Casualty’ will air a double bill feature-length episode for its series finale this month. The hit BBC medical drama will reach a dramatic conclusion on Saturday August 10 in a 90-minute episode which will see Amanda Mealing’s Connie Beauchamp forced to choose between her career and her addiction. Connie’s recent storyline has seen the character alienate friends and colleag... »

Amanda Mealing dismisses eating disorder claims

Amanda Mealing dismisses eating disorder claims

Amanda Mealing has dismissed claims she has an eating disorder. The ‘Casualty’ star – who plays Connie Beauchamp in the BBC One medical drama – has taken to Twitter to tell social media users she suffers from "extreme back pain" because her job requires a lot of "standing", after some commented on her weight. Amanda tweeted: "I’m forced to add... »

Casualty’s Amanda Mealing dishes dirt on Connie Beachamp attack

Casualty’s Amanda Mealing dishes dirt on Connie Beachamp attack

Amanda Mealing took a real-life head bashing while filming a "brutal" ‘Casualty’ attack. The 51-year-old actress – who plays Connie Beauchamp on the BBC medical drama – has opened up about the consultant’s shocking upcoming assault, and says she "bashed her head for real" to film a close-up of her character hitting the floor. She said: "ItR... »

Casualty’s Connie Beauchamp and Jacob Masters to get back together?

Casualty’s Connie Beauchamp and Jacob Masters to get back together?

Casualty’s Connie Beauchamp and Jacob Masters may get back together. Fans were left devastated last year when the couple split up for the third time after the consultant – played by Amanda Mealing – put in a complaint about Elle Gardner (Jaye Griffiths), the mother of Jacob’s son Blake, but it looks like their love affair is far from over as Charles Venn, who plays the hunk... »

Amanda Mealing suffered from PTSD during Casualty cancer plot

Amanda Mealing suffered from PTSD during Casualty cancer plot

Casualty’s Amanda Mealing suffered from post-traumatic stress while filming her character’s devastating cancer storyline because it brought back crippling memories of her own illness. The 49-year-old actress has received high praise from fans over the past month for her depiction of her alter-ego Connie Beauchamp’s battle with a cardiac tumour, but she has admitted the plot has t... »