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Waterloo Road 

A contemporary drama series set in a challenging comprehensive school.
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Series cast summary:
Philip Martin Brown ...  Grantly Budgen 151 episodes, 2006-2015
Jason Done ...  Tom Clarkson 148 episodes, 2006-2013
Chelsee Healey ...  Janeece Bryant 105 episodes, 2006-2012
Denise Welch ...  Steph Haydock 80 episodes, 2006-2010
Melanie Hill ...  Maggie Budgen / ... 79 episodes, 2012-2015
Darcy Isa Darcy Isa ...  Lauren Andrews / ... 77 episodes, 2009-2012
Kane Tomlinson-Weaver Kane Tomlinson-Weaver ...  Harley Taylor 77 episodes, 2011-2014
Reece Douglas Reece Douglas ...  Denzil Kelly 74 episodes, 2009-2012
Laurie Brett Laurie Brett ...  Christine Mulgrew 69 episodes, 2012-2015
Georgie Glen ...  Audrey McFall 68 episodes, 2012-2015
William Rush William Rush ...  Josh Stevenson 66 episodes, 2009-2013
Rebecca Craven Rebecca Craven ...  Rhiannon Salt 66 episodes, 2012-2015
Victoria Bush Victoria Bush ...  Sonya Donnegan 61 episodes, 2012-2015
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Storyline

There's a school like Waterloo Road in every town in Britain. The staff are overworked and underpaid, the budgets only ever seem to get tighter, and the kids more troublesome. It's a melting pot of class and race where the day-to-day troubles of its students spill out in dramatic ways. However, every pupil knows that at Waterloo Road they'll always be cared for by the staff and given every chance to achieve an education. The teachers themselves are often far from perfect, but as any pupil with a problem soon discovers, a few motivated and inspiring individuals can make a massive difference. Written by Official site

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

BBC [UK] | Official site

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

January 2006 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Szkola na Waterloo Road See more »

Filming Locations:

Manchester, England, UK See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

In 2014, it was confirmed that the 10th series of Waterloo Road would be the last. See more »

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Featured in Breakfast: Episode dated 11 May 2011 (2011) See more »

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Loved it!
14 April 2006 | by emma_o17See all my reviews

Waterloo Road is a brilliant programme which every one should watch. It is a comprehensive school in England which is right at the bottom of the league tables and the kids there are worse than you could imagine yet pretty much jokers at the same time. Jack (played by Jason Merrells) is the head of the school and yet is drinking after three minutes of being it! Kim (played by Angela Griffins) is head of pastoral care who is an adult who actually listens, and Andrew(played by Jamie Glover) is the deputy head trying to rescue the school. There are tom and Lorna (played by Jason Done and Camilla Power respectfully) who were to be married when it turns out that Tom is in love with Lorna's best friend, Izzie Redpath (Jill Halfpenny), the drama teacher! What will happen there? There is also Donte Charles and Chlo Grainger(played by Adam Thomas and Katie Griffiths; Chlo is Izzie's daughter)who are a match made in hell. Will the relationship survive or will Izzie break them up? But the ultimate question on every one's lips is will the school actually succeed in its inspection? We'll have to wait and see! Watch it...BBC 1 Thursdays 8:00pm


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