Posts From Doug Lambert

Holby City actress to depart

Actress Rakie Ayola is to leave Holby City later this year after three years in the role of Kyla Tyson. It’s been announced that actress Rakie Ayola has decided to quit her role of Kyla Tyson in the long running BBC medical drama, Holby City. Ayola has played Nurse Kyla Tyson in the drama since early 2006 and has been involved in several big storylines including her battle with alcoholism

Tom Chambers quits Holby City

Holby City actor Tom Chambers has decided to quit the BBC medical drama. Tom Chambers has decided to quit his role of Sam Strachan in the BBC medical drama. Chambers has played the character for two years and has been involved in several high profile storylines, such as his character’s battle with cancer. However, after two years in the role Chambers has decided to move onto new projects. He is

Hollyoaks rival for BBC

The BBC are planning to launch a new drama series they hope will rival Hollyoaks, the Channel Four ‘teen soap’. A new drama series, set in Manchester, will be the BBC’s answer to Hollyoaks. The series will be set in a hair and beauty academy in Manchester and will be written by young writers, as part of the BBC’S Switch strand. Lead writer on the series will be Daisy Coulam

Cuts at the BBC: A Rant

Television Centre to be sold off, 2,500 jobs to go, more repeats, less original programming and budgets for vital programming cut. Is this really the future for the BBC that we want? It was a very dark day indeed when Greg Dyke left the BBC in the wake of the Whitewash, sorry Hutton, report. The BBC was weakened by Dyke’s departure – the staff protested en mass – and the