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Waterloo Road's Heather Peace has revealed why she returned to play Nikki Boston in the school soap. Peace, who has also starred in BBC Three drama Lip Service, released her debut album Fairytales earlier this year. The actress told the Daily Record: "I couldn't do the first 10 episodes when they moved [to Greenock], because I had my tour booked and it clashed. "But when they knew I would like to come back, they brought me in a different role. So they have put me in as head of the pupil referral unit, which is where all the naughty kids go. "She is the ultimate disciplinarian so, if they step out of line, she has them running around the school grounds like it's some kind of military base. It's quite funny, really. I do think there is a comedy element to it." Speaking of her singing career, which at one point saw »


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