Angels is a BBC medical soap-opera which launched on 1st September 1975 and was the blue print for such medical soaps as Casualty, Holby City, plus daytime soap, Doctors. The medical soap focuses on different departments within Heath Green Hospital and was a highly successful continuing drama. It featured familar faces from its time and had Julia Smith & Tony Holland on the production crew who would go on to create EastEnders & Eldorado. But after nine seasons and 220 episodes the BBC pulled the plug on this successful drama on 22nd December 1983. Several of the actors and actresses that featured in the show did indeed go on to have regular roles in EastEnders.