Why isn’t Holby City on tonight? When will it return?

Holby City unfortunately isn't on in its usual Tuesday night slot - here's the latest news and what is on instead

Holby City isn’t on again this evening as usual because the BBC1 drama stopped filming temporarily due to the coronavirus. And it still currently isn’t in the schedules.

It’s now nearly a month since it was on our screens, with the last episode going out on August 11.

The good news is that the hit show is filming again, so Holby City fans hopefully won’t have too long to wait to find out what happens next.

Casualty’s last episode – before its break – went out on Saturday 22nd August. While Doctors fans are also waiting to find out exactly when their soap will be back on our screens. Doctors might now not be back on TV until October, although this is also still to be confirmed.

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Sacha says a tearful farewell to tragic Essie in the most recent Holby City

Poor Holby fans will be aching to know what happens next after Essie Di Luca tragically died on her wedding day to Sacha Levy.

Fans were hoping for one last moment of joy in Essie’s life, but in a tragic twist she died shortly before getting the chance to officially tie the knot. It left fans in tears and the big question now is how will Sacha cope without Essie?

When will Holby City be back on air in 2020?

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Heartbroken Fletch was given the task of telling Sasha Essie had died (Picture: BBC)

The BBC is yet to officially announce when Holby City will return. Unfortunately the soap has run out of episodes that were filmed before lockdown. But with filming at least up and running again it hopefully won’t be too long.

At least soap fans have at last got EastEnders back on their screens. And EastEnders star Jessica Plummer has spoken out following the tragic news that Chantelle Atkins is set to die at the hands of her abusive husband.

Here’s tonight’s BBC1 schedule – Tuesday 8 September (see our TV guide for full listings).

7pm The One Show
7.35pm EastEnders – Chantelle plots her escape

Chantelle Atkins in EastEnders

8.00pm Eat Well For Less
9pm Sue Perkins: Along the US-Mexico Border
10pm BBC News

We will let you know as soon as we find out when Holby City will be back on our screens.

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