- Elizabeth Carling
name = Elizabeth Carling
birthdate = Birth date and age|1967|10|20|df=yes
yearsactive = 1987–Present
Elizabeth Carling (born
20 October 1967in Middlesbrough, Teesside) is an English actress best known for her performances in "Boon", " Goodnight Sweetheart", "Barbara", and "Casualty". Elizabeth is also a trained singer, her roles in "Goodnight Sweetheart" and "Border Café" being developed to show her talent in many musical genres. In the 1990s, Elizabeth was briefly engaged to Neil Morrissey, whom she met while filming ITVdrama "Boon" and with whom she also appeared in an episode of BBCsitcom " Men Behaving Badly".
*"Casualty": In 2007, Liz departed from the hit
BBCmedical drama "Casualty", in which she had played the role of Dr Selena Donovan. Her character had originally made a brief appearance as a consultant neurologistin April 2003, although her first name was spelled Selina at that time. She returned to the show as a forensic doctor in 2004 and was a regular cast member from that time until leaving. Selena’s storylines have included being kidnapped and stabbed by drug traffickers, contracting MRSA, and having romances with colleagues Harry, Will, and Nathan. In the episode “Nobody’s Perfect” (Air Date: 4 March 2006) she decided to leave her position of police surgeon due to an almost fatal mistake. At the end of Series 20, she gained the position of Associate Specialist at the cost of Maggie’s (Susan Cookson) Consultancy. She left the show at the end of series 21 due to a fatal gun shot wound to her character’s neck, causing the birth of her premature baby – but the loss of her own life.
*"Goodnight Sweetheart": Liz took over the role of
Phoebe Sparrowin the last three series of the time travel sitcom " Goodnight Sweetheart", alongside Nicholas Lyndhurst. The part was originally played by Dervla Kirwan. After the series she released an album of Wartime covers also titled "Goodnight Sweetheart".
*"Barbara": Liz played Linda, the daughter of the eponymous matriarch in the
ITVsitcom "Barbara". She appeared in 24 of the series' 29 episodes, from 1999-2003, playing opposite her on-screen husband, Martin Pond ( Mark Benton).
*"Crocodile Shoes II": Liz played Wendy, the fiancee of Jed Shepperd. She appeared in all six episodes of the six part series.
*"Boon": Liz played Laura Marsh, assistant to Ken Boon, in the
ITVprivate investigator series "Boon". She appeared in 40 episodes of Series 4, 5 and 6, from 1989-1991. This was her first major TV role.
Elizabeth starred as Lucy in Radio 4's "
Double Income, No Kids Yet", which was written by David Spicer and also stars David Tennant, Meera Syaland Tony Gardner. The series was originally broadcast in 2001.
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