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Norfolk Holby City star donates scrub signed by cast to charity auction

PUBLISHED: 12:01 18 September 2020 | UPDATED: 12:09 18 September 2020

A signed Holby City scrub top is being auctioned off by The Big C Cancer Charity thanks to Norfolk Holby City star Nic Jackman, with the money raised going towards improving the lives of those affected by cancer in Norfolk and Waveney,  Picture: Rekha Garton/@nickyjackman Instagram

A signed Holby City scrub top is being auctioned off by The Big C Cancer Charity thanks to Norfolk Holby City star Nic Jackman, with the money raised going towards improving the lives of those affected by cancer in Norfolk and Waveney, Picture: Rekha Garton/@nickyjackman Instagram

Rekha Garton/@nickyjackman Instagram

A Norfolk Holby City star is hoping to get hearts racing by donating a signed scrub to The Big C for a charity auction to help those affected by cancer in Norfolk and Waveney.

Nic Jackman has starred as Cameron Dunn in Holby City since 2016 Picture: Nick JamesNic Jackman has starred as Cameron Dunn in Holby City since 2016 Picture: Nick James

Nic Jackman, 28, has appeared as Cameron Dunn in the hit BBC medical drama since 2016 and he is a former pupil at Attleborough High and now lives in Norwich, with a flat in London for filming.

He was contacted by The Big C charity, which is based at Norwich Research Park, a few months ago to see if he wanted to get involved as an ambassador for its Nearer to Home Appeal.

The charity is hoping to raise £500,000 for a new cancer support facility in Dereham Road in Norwich.

He happily got involved as his family have been affected by cancer and he got a scrub signed by the entire Holby City cast to raise money and it is now on eBay.

The scrub is being auctioned off in aid of The Big C Charity and has been signed by the Holby City cast Picture: @nickyjackman/InstagramThe scrub is being auctioned off in aid of The Big C Charity and has been signed by the Holby City cast Picture: @nickyjackman/Instagram

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The auction ends on Monday, September 21 and with the highest bid currently at £200, Mr Jackman is hoping to boost that total higher.

Mr Jackman said: “My mum Pam has been affected by breast cancer and I have lost family members from it so I wanted to see what I could do to help.

“It is an item not easy to come by and it is a nice opportunity for a Holby City fan.”

Mr Jackman was originally cast as doctor Cameron Dunn for a few episodes in 2016, but in 2018 it became a permanent role and he has become the villain of the show.

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He spent lockdown in Norfolk with his family and while Holby City has been back filming since July, they now need to do their own make-up and social distance between other cast members.

He added: “It was nice to be back home for an extended period of time with my mum.

“Holby is now a different beast and it takes a lot longer to plot each scene but it feels very safe.”

You can bid for the scrub at ebay.us/ZLbT9p


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