Charlie Condou who plays Dr Ben Sherwood on Holby City appeared on ITV’S Loose Women today (Wednesday 8th January 2020).

Joining the panel on his 47th birthday Condou described his new character Ben as a ‘Clumsy Casanova’ who falls instantly for Essie Di Lucca but puts his foot in it. He stated that he left his role of Marcus Dent in Coronation Street due to the long journey and the distance to the Holby set was ideal.

Charlie also talked about his time being a waiter, that the press made a big deal of, stating that it was an option for him whilst their was no acting opportunities at the time. The conversation then turned to his family set up co-parenting with his partner Cameron and friend Catherine. You can watch the full interview below.

Charlie can be seen as Dr Ben Sherwood on Holby City, BBC One which air’s on Tuesdays at 8:00pm.