Holby City

Holby City : Behind the Screen

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Go behind the scenes in this access all areas official guide to popular BBC medical drama Holby City. Find out how the show is made, how story ideas are developed and written, how they make the operations look so realistic, and how long it takes to film an episode.

Meet the people who make the show every week, including producers, writers, designers, nursing advisors, the casting, post-production, costume, make-up and prosthetics teams, and of course the all-important actors. In exclusive interviews the cast reveal how they create their characters and what it's like to play doctors and nurses for a living.

It's the full, inside story - essential reading for all Holby fans.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 18mm | 332g
  • Bristol, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 29
  • 1781325626
  • 9781781325629
  • 168,839

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If you're a fan of 'Holby City' then this brand new book by author Sue Haasler will be right up your street. The writer, known for her novels 'Time After Time and Two's Company', accessed all areas of the popular BBC medical drama to craft a bible for fans of the show - of which she is one of the biggest. As well as including a host of behind the scenes interviews with various members of the cast, the book also explains how the show makes it from the scripting process to our screens and contains a wealth of information on the filming process and the storylines, including how those often gruesome operations are made to look to realistic. Speaking about the project, which saw Sue spend hours at the Elstree studios with the accommodating team, she told Metro: `Writing this book has been an absolute pleasure. Talking to all of these brilliant people, who are experts at what they do, was amazing. I think everyone who is curious about how TV is made will find something interesting or surprising in it, and Holby fans will love it.' - Metro
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About Sue Haasler

Sue Haasler started her blog pauseliveaction.com in 2009, and her weekly reviews of Holby City are read by thousands of fans each month. This led to a meeting with the show's production team in 2014, and from here the idea of a book started to take shape.

Sue lives in London. Her published novels include Time After Time and Two's Company, which was optioned for film by Warner Brothers. Her new novel Half A World Away will be published in 2018 by The Dome Press.

For more information visit www.pauseliveaction.wordpress.com.
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