6 episodes

Al Smith's award-winning series set in an ambulance control room.

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    • 4.7 • 20 Ratings

Al Smith's award-winning series set in an ambulance control room.

    Episode 6

    Episode 6

    by Al Smith

    Carrie ..... Sarah Ridgeway
    Ian ..... Michael Jibson
    Will ..... Rick Warden
    Paramedic ..... Joseph Ayre

    Directed by Sally Avens

    Carrie is used to dealing with emergencies working as a call handler for the ambulance service but today's call is different. Her husband, Ian, a police officer, calls when a colleague of his attempts to take his own life, and very quickly the call turns into a confession.

    • 15 min
    Episode 5

    Episode 5

    by Al Smith

    Carrie ..... Sarah Ridgeway
    Will ..... Rick Warden
    Justin ..... Joseph Ayre
    Paramedic ..... Michael Jibson

    Directed by Sally Avens

    Award winning drama set in an ambulance call centre. A car calls 999 following an accident, but when the driver refuses help Carrie becomes suspicious.

    • 12 min
    Episode 4

    Episode 4

    by Al Smith

    Carrie ..... Sarah Ridgeway
    Mark ..... Tim McMullan
    Will ..... Rick Warden
    Train Driver ..... Christine Kavanagh
    Craig ..... Justice Ritchie
    Rail Operator ..... Sam Dale
    Paramedic ..... Shaun Mason

    Directed by Sally Avens

    Carrie is a call handler for the ambulance service. Every day she faces heart stopping situations. When a man calls with a suspected stroke Carrie knows she must waste no time in getting help to him but he is having trouble communicating.

    • 17 min
    Episode 3

    Episode 3

    by Al Smith

    Carrie ..... Sarah Ridgeway
    Will ..... Rick Warden
    Ian ...... Michael Jibson
    Paul ..... Luke Nunn
    Dave ..... Justice Ritchie
    Andy ..... Shaun Mason
    Chris ..... Joseph Ayre
    Emma ..... Grace Cooper Milton
    Gwen ..... Christine Kavanagh

    Directed by Sally Avens

    Award winning drama set in an ambulance call centre. When a policeman is stabbed at an anti-police protest Carrie and Will clash over how best to handle the situation.

    • 12 min
    Episode 2

    Episode 2

    by Al Smith

    Carrie ..... Sarah Ridgeway
    Will..... Rick Warden
    Ian ..... Michael Jibson
    Tom ..... Sam Dale
    Jo ..... Grace Cooper Milton
    Mel ..... Christine Kavanagh
    Maureen ..... Helen Norton

    Directed by Sally Avens

    Carrie is a call handler for the ambulance service. Every call brings a different emergency. A call from the past brings Carrie's handling of it into question and proves problematic for her personal life.

    • 15 min
    Episode 1

    Episode 1

    by Al Smith

    Carrie ..... Sarah Ridgeway
    Will ..... Rick Warden
    Ian ..... Michael Jibson
    Abbas ..... Sharif Dorani
    Joyce ..... Helen Norton
    Angelica ..... Saffron Coomber
    Police Officer ..... Justice Ritchie
    Police Officer ..... Grace Cooper Milton
    Paramedic ..... Shaun Mason

    Directed by Sally Avens

    Carrie is a call handler for the ambulance service. Every day she must deal with heart stopping situations and she never knows what the next call will bring. When Carrie receives a call from a refugee trapped in a refrigerated lorry she makes a desperate attempt to save his life.

    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
20 Ratings

20 Ratings

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