Ex-EastEnders star Marc Elliott joins Holby City as new general surgeon Issac Mayfield

Published Wednesday, Apr 13 2016, 15:13 BST  |  By  |  Add comment
Ex-EastEnders star Marc Elliott is joining the cast of Holby City.

Marc, famous for playing Syed Masood in the BBC soap, will now be treading the wards of BBC One's long running medical drama Holby City.

Marc Elliott joins Holby City as doctor Issac Mayfield.
13 April 2016.


Marc as Isaac.

Marc will play dashing new doctor Issac Mayfield, who immediately catches the eye of fellow doctor Dominic Copeland (David Ames), whilst on Keller Ward.

Sporting a new shaved head for his role, Marc said: "I am so pleased to be joining the lovely and incredibly welcoming cast of Holby City, and very much looking forward to playing this complex and flawed character. My twin sister was born with the brains and has been working as a fully qualified veterinary surgeon for some years now. I am chuffed that I'm finally going to be able to compete if only in the pretend world!"

Holby City - Issac Mayfield and Dominic Copeland.
13 April 2016.


Holby City: Isaac and Dominic.

Marc, who has previously appeared in The Bill and Midsomer Murders, as well as various West End productions, has already started filming with the team.

He will be filming on Holby City for six months and will make his on-screen debut in June.

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Marc as Syed in EastEnders.

Oliver Kent, executive producer Holby City, said: "We are delighted to welcome Marc to team Holby and we can't wait to see him striding the wards of the Hospital. Charming, confident and twinkly, Issac Mayfield will make a handsome addition to the Keller team and will quickly brighten up Dominic's life…"

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