City Girls (2012-2017) Edit

End of an Era
City Girls was first created in 2008 by Hannah. The first episode aired on Walford Web on October 1st 2008, the series ran for seven seasons ending in early 2012. City Girls was a popular original fiction during these years along with projects such as The Tide, Warwick Avenue and Shelby Beach.

In September 2012, Hannah found a new home for writing. Writer's Express, where City Girls began it's new run with original episodes rewritten and updated to the times.

The project is a young adult based serial drama which focuses on the lives of three friends living in London.

Season One began on September 16th 2012, ending on November 26th 2012. Season Two began on Boxing Day 2012 and ended on May 1st 2013. A special spin off aired between May 21st and 24th 2013 where readers were taken back in time. Season Three began on May 29th 2013 and finished on August 23rd. A Season Four began on Monday September 16th 2013, the first anniversary of City Girls' Writer's Express debut and concluded on Wednesday 19th February 2014. The fifth season began on Wednesday 25th June 2014 and concluded on Monday 5th January 2015. 

On the 1st November 2014, City Girls reached a milestone as it reached it's 100th episode, the episode featured a range of London viewpoints and saw the returns of two of the most popular CG characters.City Girls launched the first interactive storyline on January 2nd 2015 as readers were given the chance to decide which man Holly Newman should spend the rest of her life with.

On Saturday 28th March 2015, Season Six was launched. Due to personal commitments, Hannah took an extended break from Writer's Express. City Girls resumed Season Six on Sunday 17th April 2016. Season Six concluded with an explosive double episode on Wednesday 17th August 2016.

City Girls returned to Writer's Express for it's seventh and final season on Saturday 27th May 2017. Season 7 saw the second ever scripted episode which was a two hander between Holly and Daniel Williams. The final ever episode which saw City Girls' supercouple Izzie Roberts and Max Warren finally marry after seven seasons was posted on Sunday 30th July 2017, two months shy of it's 5th WX anniversary. In total, there was 140 episodes of City Girls posted on Writer's Express.

Hiatus and Time Jump

It was revealed in February 2014 that City Girls would take a four month hiatus after the current season ends. In a surprise twist, Hannah revealed that when City Girls returns, there will be a four year gap between Seasons Four and Five.

City Girls returned with a brand new episode on Wednesday 25th June 2014.

Season One: Edit


Credit for original picture: etanmat on Deviantart

The first season of City Girls began on September 16th 2012 on Writer's Express and concluded on November 26th 2012.

The season consisted of twenty episodes and saw two regular cast members (Sammy Davis and Max Warren) join the show halfway through the series. The first season also the exit of Shane Cassidy.

Season One picked up several WriXAs including Best Drama Plot for Izzie Roberts' rape and Best Drama Episode for 1.8: What Did I Do To Deserve This? A special two hander episode between Izzie Roberts and Mike Taylor.

Season Two: Edit

The second season began on Boxing Day 2012 and ended on May 1st 2013.

The season consisted of twenty episodes and included the introduction of new characters Nicole Newman, Jake Garrison and Tom Holden.

Season Two picked up a WriXA for Best New Year's Episode for 2.3: If Tomorrow Never Comes, the episode which saw the death of Izzie Roberts' rapist Mike Taylor.

A Step Back in Time Edit

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A Step Back in Time featured three special episodes which revealed the true story of what happened between Drew Tyler, Sean Carver and Sammy Davis. The Spin Off featured the character of Jennifer Tyler, who was revealed to be Drew's younger sister, Sean's girlfriend and Sammy's best friend.

Season Three:Edit

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The third season began on Season Three began on May 29th 2013 and finished on August 23rd.

It featured the biggest storyline of City Girls' history with murder mystery 'Who Killed Drew?' Season Three saw the exits of main players Drew Tyler, Sammy Davis, Sean Carver and Tom Holden. It also saw the temporary exit of Nicole Newman.

Season Four: Edit

Season Four began on Monday September 16th 2013, the first anniversary of City Girls' Writer's Express debut and concluded on Wednesday 19th February 2014.

Season Four met new characters Chris Halliday, Amanda Samuels and Tony Luciano as well as Izzie's family Dad John, mother Natasha and sister Ellie.

Season Five: Edit

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In an exciting twist Season Five is set four years after the heartbreaking Season Four finale. The season began on Wednesday 25th June 2014. The series has introduced new cast members including Daniel Williams, Rick Ashby, Johnny Milano, Jay Gardener and Kate Morgan.

The series also saw the much appreciated returns of classic characters Max Warren and Sammy Davis.

The series had a hiatus where writer Hannah replanned and repenned the rest of the season. It returned in October and concluded the season on 5th January 2015.

Season Five launched the first interactive storyline which saw readers choose which man Holly Newman should choose - her current love Daniel Williams or her former fiance Jake Garrison.

Season Six:Edit

The sixth season of City Girls began on Saturday 28th March 2015. It saw City Girl Holly Newman finally marry the man she loves Daniel Williams. 

Confirmed new cast for Season Six include Max's troublesome younger brother Callum Warren (Adam Gregory).

Season Six concluded on Wednesday 17th August 2016 with an explosive double which saw the final exit of Rick Ashby (Eric Martsolf).

Season Seven:Edit

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It has finally been confirmed that City Girls will return for it's seventh and final season. 

This season will consist of a shorter ten episodes which will neatly tie up loose ends and will give our City Girls the goodbye it deserves.

The final season begun on WX on Saturday 27th May 2017 and concluded on Sunday 30th July 2017.

Cast Edit

The Final Cast:

Character Duration Episodes
Izzie Warren
2012 - 2017 1.1 - 7x09
Holly Williams
2012 - 2017 1.1 - 7x09
Ashley Woods
2012 - 2017 1.1 - 7x09
Jack Foster
22012 - 2017 1.1 - 7x09
Nicole Newman
2013 - 2017 2.5 - 3.13, 4.3 - 7x09
Adam Foster
2014 - 2017 5x01 - 7x09
Max Warren
2012 - 2014, 2014 - 2017

1.12 - 4.20, 5x02,

5x12 - 7x09

Callum Warren
2014, 2015 - 2017 5x02, 6x02 - 7x09
Daniel Williams
2014 - 2017 5x01 - 7x09
Johnny Valachi
2014 - 2017 5x03 - 7x09
Kate Morgan
2014 - 2017 5x05 - 7x09

Recurring Cast:

Character Duration Episodes
Rebecca Newman
2012 - 2015 1.19, 3.20, 4.10, 5x02, 5x20, 6x01
Lucas Marsden
2014 - 2017 5x18 - 7x09
Sofia Manning
2015 - 2017 6x04 - 7x01
Sadie Lewis
2015 - 2017 6x04 - 7x05
Mark Monroe
2014 - 2017 5x08 - 7x09
Natasha Roberts
2013 - 2017 4.11 - 7x09

Cast Changes:

Character Actor Arrival/Return Departure

Past Cast:

Character Duration Episodes
Shane Cassidy
2012 1.2 - 1.17
Mike Taylor
2012 - 2013 1.1 - 1.10, 2.1 - 2.3
Drew Tyler

2012 - 2013


1.20 - 3.8


Sean Carver
2012 - 2013, 2014, 2017 1.1 - 3.17, 5x15, 7x03 - 7x09
Nathan Phillips
2013 3.9 - 3.17
Mia Barlow
2013 3.3 - 3.18
Tom Holden
2013 2.7 - 3.22
Amanda Samuels
2013 - 2014 4.5 - 4.18
Chris Halliday
2013 - 2014 4.1 - 4.19
Jake Garrison
2013 - 2014, 2015, 2017 2.15 - 4.20, 5x02, 5x21-5x23, 7x08 - 7x09
Jay Gardener
2014 - 5x04 - 5x23
Ellie Roberts
2013 - 2016, 2017 4.11 - 6x18, 7x08 - 7x09
Frankie Malone
2015 - 2016, 2017 6x04 - 6x18, 7x08 - 7x09
Rick Ashby
2014 - 2016 5x03 - 6x20
Tony Luciano
2013 - 2017 4.6 - 6x20
Sammy Davis

2012 - 2013, 2014 - 2017



1.15 - 3.18, 5x12 - 7x05, 7x09



Guest Cast:

Character Duration Episodes
Henry Davis


2015 - 2017

2.7 - 2.9.1

6x05 - 7x03

Jen Tyler

2.22.1/2, , 3.16


Tracy Tyler
2013 2.9.1/2, 2.22.3, 3.19
John Roberts
2013 - 2014 4.11 - 4.13
Chrissie James
2014 4.15 - 4.20
Carl Warren
2014, 2017 5x02, 6x08, 7x08 - 7x09
Patricia Warren
2014, 2015, 2017 5x02, 6x05, 7x08 - 7x09
Emma Woods
2014, 2017 5x20, 7x04 - 7x07
Marian Smith
2015 - 6x07 - 6x13
Megan Smith
2015 - 6x07 - 6x13
Tricia Cassidy
2016 6x17, 6x19
Imogen Benson
2016 - 2017 6x19 - 7x07
Logan Benson
2017 7x04 - 7x07
Michelle Garrison
2017 7x08-7x09

The City Girls Character Appearance CountEdit

As of: Sunday 30th July 2017 | Number of Episodes to date: 140

Episodes Character
127 Episodes Izzie Roberts
124 Episodes Ashley Luciano
123 Episodes Holly Williams
104 Episodes Jack Foster
94 Episodes Max Warren
74 Episodes Nicole Newman
66 Episodes Sammy Davis (Past)
37 Episodes Jake Garrison (Past), Daniel Williams
36 Episodes DS Johnny Valachi
32 Episodes Tony Luciano (Past)
29 Episodes Sean Carver (Past)
28 Episodes Rick Ashby (Past)
26 Episodes Ellie Roberts (Past)
23 Episodes Drew Tyler (Past)
22 Episodes Kate Morgan
21 Episodes Callum Warren
19 Episodes Adam Foster
18 Episodes Tom Holden (Past), DCI Lucas Marsden
15 Episodes Natasha Roberts
13 Episodes Chris Halliday (Past)
10 Episodes Henry Davis (Guest), Mark Monroe
9 Episodes Mike Taylor (Past)
8 Episodes Nathan Phillips (Past), Jay Gardener (Past), Rebecca Newman (Guest)
7 Episodes Shane Cassidy (Past), Amanda Samuels (Past)
6 Episodes Mia Barlow (Past), Sofia Manning
5 Episodes Jen Tyler (Guest), Tracy Tyler (Guest), Marian Smith (Guest), Imogen Benson (Guest), Carl Warren (Guest), Frankie Malone (Past)
4 Episodes Owen Hunter (Guest), Megan Smith (Guest), Sadie Lewis (Guest), Emma Woods (Guest), Patricia Warren (Guest)
3 Episodes Chrissie James (Guest)Logan Benson (Guest)
2 Episodes Emily Halliday (Guest), Darren Milan (Guest), John Roberts (Guest), Tricia Cassidy (Guest), Michelle Garrison (Guest)
1 Episode Pete Harrison (Guest), Cassie White (Guest)
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In the first (and only) Walford Web Fiction Awards, City Girls found success by picking up 4 awards. City Girls has also had a successful run on Writer's Express, picking up an impressive 47 WRIXAS, making it a total of 51 awards.

Walford Web FanFic Awards 2009

  • Best Male Character: Max Warren (Joint award with Ruben Smith, The Tide)
  • Best Bitch: Sammy Davis
  • Best Villain: Sean Carver (Joint award with Dieter Sanchez, The Tide)
  • Best Exit: Mike Taylor
Winter WRIXAS 2012
  • Best New Year's Episode: 2.3 If Tomorrow Never Comes
  • Best Drama Plot: Izzie's Rape
  • Best Drama Episode: 1.8 What Did I Do to Deserve This?
  • Best Drama Female: Izzie Roberts
  • Best Drama Male: Max Warren
  • Best New Drama
  • Best Drama

Spring WRIXAS 2013

  • Best Drama Male (Joint award with DCI Samuel Woodward, Cold Blood)
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Summer WRIXAS 2013

  • Best Drama Male: Max Warren
  • Best Drama Female: Sammy Davis
  • Best Drama Scene: Holly Newman leaves Tom Holden at the alter
  • Best Drama Episode: 3.8: Drifting on the Edge (Ashley Woods finds Drew Tyler's body)
  • Best Drama
Winter WRIXAS 2014
  • Best Exit: John Roberts
  • Best Couple: Max Warren & Izzie Roberts (Mizzie)
  • Best New Year's Episode: The Trick is to Keep Breathing (Scripted)
  • Best Drama Female: Izzie Roberts 
  • Best Drama Scene: John Roberts dies with Izzie by his side 
  • Best Drama Episode: The Trick is to Keep Breathing (Scripted)
  • Best Drama
  • Best Drama Male: Max Warren
  • Best Drama Female: Izzie Roberts
  • Best Drama Scene: Nicole Foster is run over trying to save husband Jack.
  • Best Drama Plot: Chloe Warren's death.
  • Best Drama Episode: 'There's Nothing Good About Goodbye'
  • Best Drama

WRIXAS 9 (Winter 2014/2015)

  • Best Drama Male: Max Warren
WRIXAS 10 (Summer 2015)
  • Best Newcomer: Callum Warren
  • Best Drama Female: Holly Williams
  • Best Drama Scene: Holly's Cervical Cancer Diagnosis
  • Best Drama Plot: Holly's Cancer Battle
  • Best Drama

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WRIXAS 12 (Summer 2016)

  • Best Drama Male: Max Warren
  • Best Drama Female: Izzie Roberts
  • Best Drama Scene: Rick manipulates Izzie with a suicide attempt.
  • Best Drama Plot: Holly's Cancer Battle.
  • Best Episode: Episode 6x16: Something's Broken Part II
  • Best Drama
  • Best Couple: Max Warren and Izzie Roberts
  • Best Project (Joint with These Days)

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WRIXAS 13 (Summer 2017)

  • Best Drama Male: Daniel Williams
  • Best Drama Female: Holly Williams
  • Best Drama Scene: The Final Ever Scene
  • Best Drama Plot: Daniel learns he has a son
  • Best Drama Episode: 7x09 'The Perfect Kind of Love Part II' The Finale
  • Best Exit: Sammy Davis
  • Best Drama