The long running television series of the Grange Hill Comprehensive School, and the children's everyday lives.
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Stuart Organ ...
 Mr. Robson (264 episodes, 1988-2003)
Gwyneth Powell ...
 Mrs. McClusky (169 episodes, 1980-1991)
Lee Cornes ...
 Mr. Hankin (153 episodes, 1990-2002)
Sally Geoghegan ...
 Miss Carver / ... (140 episodes, 1995-2002)
Sammy O'Grady ...
 Kathy McIlroy (125 episodes, 2001-2008)
Simone Hyams ...
 Calley Donnington (122 episodes, 1985-1991)
Karen Ford ...
 Miss Booth / ... (119 episodes, 1985-1991)
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 Ray Haynes / ... (117 episodes, 1987-2002)
Aidan David ...
 James 'Arnie' Arnold / ... (117 episodes, 1994-2001)
Rachel Victoria Roberts ...
 Justine Dean (116 episodes, 1987-1994)
John Drummond ...
 Trevor Cleaver / ... (115 episodes, 1983-1991)
John Alford ...
 Robbie Wright (113 episodes, 1985-1990)
Tina Mahon ...
 Ronnie Birtles (107 episodes, 1985-1991)
Matthew Buckley ...
 Martin Miller (106 episodes, 2001-2007)
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The long running television series of the Grange Hill Comprehensive School, and the children's everyday lives.

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Michael Sheard, who so memorably played Mr Bronson, also played Admiral Ozzel in Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980). See more »

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Acting credits were always listed in a given order - teachers and school staff first, then other adult roles, followed by main cast pupils, followed by additional child roles. See more »

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Can this programme get any more stupid?
11 April 2004 | by (Preston, UK,) – See all my reviews

Personally i think that kids programmes featuring schools and ridiculous. They are NOTHING like the real thing, i left school last year and this programme is just one huge laugh.

Its only a couple of years ago that Grange Hill was home to 'The Double Dare gang', i mean come on! How many teenagers that you know would join the 'Double Dare Gang'

All of the teachers have changed, and some of the almost real characters have left, while the writers keep coming up with excuses to keep older pupils within the school.

Finish this show and make something realistic!

Rick


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