Paul O'Grady to star in Holby City

Paul O'Grady Paul O'Grady has commented on his BBC Radio 2 show about his love of the medical drama

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Presenter Paul O'Grady is to appear in BBC One drama Holby City.

The 58-year-old will guest star in three episodes of the show, playing cancer patient Tim Connor, to be aired in September.

The BBC Radio 2 host said he was delighted to be given a role, having been a long-time fan of the hospital drama, which is now in its 15th series.

"I'm a big fan of Holby City so to be featuring in three episodes is absolutely brilliant," he said.

Holby City executive producer Oliver Kent said: "Having Paul appear in Holby City is such a great coup for the show.

"Paul has a vibrant personality and a very unique way of engaging with the audience - not to mention he's incredibly funny.

"This is exactly what we need for a storyline that will be filled with a rollercoaster of emotions."

O'Grady's teatime chat show is also set to return to ITV later this year following the success of his recent series, For The Love Of Dogs.

He will also be narrating ITV documentary Me And My Guide Dog, to be broadcast next week.

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