Porters Dave • Wednesday • 10.00pm
➤ Soap star From 2006 to 2013, Jo played Tanya Branning in EastEnders, and returned in two live episodes in 2015 for the soap’s 30th anniversary.
➤ Nurse on call Before she arrived in Walford, Jo played nurse Beth Nicholls in C4 comedy drama No Angels from 2004 to 2006.
➤ Back to school Since EastEnders, Jo has starred in a number of TV dramas including Ordinary Lies, Mount Pleasant and, most recently, C4’s Ackley Bridge.
Jo stars in Porters, a new comedy by
Trust Me writer Dan Sefton, about three hospital porters and their colleagues. Jo plays the exhausted Dr Kelly, who’s so busy saving lives in overstretched NHS hospital St Etheldreda’s that she can often be impatient, sharp and sarcastic. The overworked medic has treated so many trauma victims that she has little sympathy for patients with ‘run-of-the-mill’ injuries such as broken bones!
Overworked… Dr Kelly now