Victim returned to screens after being forced to take a break due to the coronavirus pandemic and associated lockdowns, the medical drama being turned off -air for several months
The star of the victims, Charles Venn, revealed his wife found the show's coronavirus episode “difficult” to watch after experiencing the loss of your own family
The actor spoke to Lorraine Kelly on his ITV show about the BBC medical drama, who returned to screens earlier in January after a four-month hiatus due to Covid-19
In the episode, viewers saw the coronavirus pandemic through the eyes of hospital staff, with a heartbreaking moment seeing longtime character Noel Garcia (Tony Marshall) die from the disease
Charles, 47 years, told Lorraine: “My wife, it was a bit more of a personal touch for her
“Unfortunately, his first cousin died of this foul-smelling illness, so it was a tough and tough watch It brought back sad and painful memories”
Lorraine praised the medical drama for showing another take on the pandemic, informing viewers while providing much-needed entertainment
Charles said: “It tackles these real problems Most scenarios, if not almost all, have already happened, but of course, you dramatize them to give it the entertainment factor.
“This virus kills beyond a reasonable doubt, so we have to obey the rules until this nightmare ends”
The former Strictly star said: “Authenticity is everything and one of the wonderful responses we got from the first episode was that it was very true to real life.
“Of all the details, like the marks of face masks, tiredness, the stress, les membres de l’équipe potentiellement passant de cette chose”
En parlant de la mort de Noel, Charles a ajouté: “Noel – Tony Marshall – il fait partie de la série depuis 12 years, donc nous avons été dévastés”
En plus de traiter les conséquences de la mort de Noel, le feuilleton médical contient de nombreux autres sujets percutants à venir
Dans le premier épisode, il y a eu une conversation difficile entre le personnage de Charles Jacob et sa partenaire Connie, dans laquelle il l’a confrontée au fait que les personnes appartenant à des groupes ethniques minoritaires étaient davantage touchées par le virus.
Victime, Chucky Venn, Tony Marshall
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