24 Hours in A&E

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    Series 1 Episode 1

    The team fight to save a 'Code Red'. Theodore Chatziapostolou was dragged under a bus while crossing the road, and folded in two, with his 'nose touching his toes'.

    This episode is subtitled47 mins
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    Series 1 Episode 2

    More from behind the scenes in A&E at King's College Hospital. Motorcyclist Brendan has had a head-on collision with a car; and teenager Alex has badly injured his hand punching a window.

    Graphic scenes of injury and strong languageThis episode is subtitled46 mins
  • Series 1 Episode 3

    Eleven-year-old Kofi is rushed into Resus critically injured after being hit by a van, while a senior consultant is tested to the limit when three trauma patients arrive.

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    Series 1 Episode 4

    Accident and Emergency at King's College is filled with injured Saturday night drunks. On an average weekend over half the cases at A&E are alcohol-related.

    Strong languageThis episode is subtitled47 mins
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    Episode 5

    The series filmed in one of Britain's busiest A&E departments reveals what can happen when something goes wrong with the brain, most commonly as a result of a stroke

    Strong languageThis episode is subtitled47 mins
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    Series 1 Episode 6

    Patients on the nightshift include a stabbing victim, an 86-year-old woman who's spent her life alone, and a former international lawyer who's lost his wife, family and home to alcoholism.

    Strong language and graphic scenes of injuriesThis episode is subtitled46 mins
  • Series 1 Episode 7

    The medical team at King's College Hospital face a 12-hour night shift trying to treat young men with stab wounds, as their friends gather in the A&E waiting room and tension mounts.

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    Series 1 Episode 8

    The medical team, patients and their families face the meaning of life and death. One of the patients is 77-year-old John, who faces a dangerous operation for a potentially deadly aneurism.

    Strong languageThis episode is subtitled46 mins
  • Series 1 Episode 9

    The medical team faces a range of sport- and drink-related injuries on a busy Saturday. And when a family party goes horribly wrong, a father and son sustain life-threatening injuries.

  • Series 1 Episode 10

    This edition focuses on accidents, featuring one man who fell through a window while trying to clean it and another who had a nasty accident while cutting vegetables.

  • Series 1 Episode 11

    Doctors Firaz and André operate on 78-year-old Reginald, who needs surgery on a life-threatening gut condition. Other patients include Richard, who twisted his knee moon-walking in a club.

  • Series 1 Episode 12

    A&E fills up with patients, including 88-year-old Omar, who faces a dangerous stomach operation. The episode also meets the support staff who share the traumas and pressures of A&E.

  • Series 1 Episode 13

    The A&E staff talk about cases where they find it difficult to control their emotions; and German doctor Roman discusses the cultural differences between practising in Germany and the UK.

  • Series 1 Episode 14

    The final episode of the series reveals how the A&E team at King's College Hospital deal with a population that is becoming more and more psychologically fragile.

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    Series 2 Episode 1

    King's College Hospital in south London, is one of Britain's busiest A&E departments. In this edition, two cyclists are brought to A&E and a retired docker takes a shine to nurse Laura.

    Strong language and graphic scenes of injuriesThis episode is subtitled47 mins
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    Series 2 Episode 2

    The series continues with an episode focusing on some of the youngest patients treated by King's College Hospital A&E. The programme also meets 27-year-old emergency medicine trainee Matt.

    This episode is subtitled47 mins
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    Series 2 Episode 3

    Trauma consultant Simon faces a busy night, with a stream of critically ill and seriously injured patients, plus the fallout from an extraordinary night of violence on London's streets.

    Strong languageThis episode is subtitled47 mins
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    Series 2 Episode 4

    This episode explores the different ways grown men deal with pain and injury, from a cyst on the knee to a dislocated shoulder that takes a five-strong team to pull back into place.

    Strong languageThis episode is subtitled47 mins
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    Series 2 Episode 5

    This episode features young men being treated at King's, including a 19-year-old fitness fanatic injured in a canal barge accident and a pre-operative transsexual with an injured finger.

    This episode is subtitled47 mins
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    Series 2 Episode 6

    The series continues with a powerful and cautionary episode following the work of King's College Hospital's A&E department on the night that Whitney Houston died

    Strong languageThis episode is subtitled47 mins
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    Series 2 Episode 7

    This episode focusses on some of the elderly patients who are treated at King's College Hospital, including 83-year-old William, who hasn't seen a doctor for 40 years

    This episode is subtitled47 mins
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    Series 2 Episode 8

    The series continues with a dramatic episode focusing on a single saturday night at King's when the patients include drug users, drunks and a stabbing victim with the knife still in place

    Strong language and graphic scenes of injuriesThis episode is subtitled46 mins
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    Series 2 Episode 9

    This episode focuses on mothers and daughters, including Jackie, who's trying to come to terms with her terminally ill mother Josephine's mortality

    This episode is subtitled48 mins
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    Series 2 Episode 10

    This episode meets staff nurse Sophie, who's only been at King's for three weeks. One of her patients is James, a chef who accidentally stabbed himself in the thigh while chopping tomatoes.

    Strong languageThis episode is subtitled47 mins
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    Series 2 Episode 11

    As snow falls and King's prepares for a surge in slips and falls on the ice, a five-year-old girl is rushed into resus with her dad after her skirt caught alight on their gas fire

    This episode is subtitled48 mins
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    Series 2 Episode 12

    This episode focuses on the bond between parents and children - including the youngest patient ever featured on the series - and what happens when the roles have to be reversed due to illness

    Strong languageThis episode is subtitled47 mins
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    Series 2 Episode 13

    More cases from King's Hospital. This episode is about difficult diagnoses, from a nine-year-old girl with sudden memory loss to a woman whose symptoms may have a psychological cause.

    Graphic scenes of surgeryThis episode is subtitled48 mins
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    Series 2 Episode 14

    The final episode of the series focuses on men with very different problems who are all being treated at the King's Emergency Department on a busy night shift

    Strong languageThis episode is subtitled47 mins
  • Series 3 Episode 1

    The third series begins with a powerful episode about how our lives can change forever in the blink of an eye

  • Series 3 Episode 2

    Eighty-year-old grandmother Rose has fluid on her lungs and is having trouble breathing, and 55-year-old trucker Kevin has serious injuries after his lorry rolled down a verge.

  • Series 3 Episode 3

    A powerful cautionary episode: Neil is flown in by helicopter after a head-on road collision, and Matias needs help after trapping his hands in a train door and being dragged along the platform

  • Series 3 Episode 4

    It's Valentine's Day and love is in the air at King's College Hospital's Accident and Emergency Department

  • Series 3 Episode 5

    The award-winning series filmed at King's College Hospital continues with a moving and emotional episode about head injuries and the power of unconditional love

  • Series 3 Episode 6

    This episode focuses on the worried parents of a young girl who fell dangerously at the diving pool, and the difficult work of the hospital's security team

  • Series 3 Episode 7

    The series that goes behind the scenes at King's College Hospital takes a moving - and sometimes light-hearted - look at when boys become men, and passing the baton between the generations

  • Series 3 Episode 8

    This episode is about living life to the full and not looking back. Forty-seven-year-old Gary was on his motorcycle when he had a head-on collision with a car.

  • Series 3 Episode 9

    The series continues with a touching episode about people living on their own and reaching out to others. Scaffolder Thomas has been hit on the head by a six-metre pole on a building site.

  • Series 3 Episode 10

    The RTS Award-winning series continues with an episode about how men deal with pain - whether it's from injury or a broken heart...