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Waterloo Road 

A contemporary drama series set in a challenging comprehensive school.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Philip Martin Brown ...  Grantly Budgen 160 episodes, 2006-2015
Jason Done ...  Tom Clarkson 155 episodes, 2006-2013
Chelsee Healey ...  Janeece Bryant 103 episodes, 2006-2012
Denise Welch ...  Steph Haydock 79 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
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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
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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

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Waterloo Road ran for 10 series, 200 episodes and exactly 9 years. See more »

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I'm hooked!!!!!!!!!!
17 April 2006 | by amyevans4590See all my reviews

I absolutely love this programme. As a 15 year girl in year 11, it really appeals to me. But to be honest, its 10 times worse than my school. But i think it is a great school for a city school.

Anyway, its basically about a run down school, were the pupils are really badly behaved, and the teachers cant control them. The head teacher appoints Andrew as the new deputy head teacher. Andrew is a Oxford graduate, and used to teaching private schools, not bad public schools. Andrew tries to bring authority, and eventually it works... and just loads of different things go on... like Dante and Chlo's car crash story line... and the love triangle between the 3 teachers (cant remember there names... Izzy, Lorna and the guy...) Ill be sad to see this end. I hope it comes back for a 2nd series!!


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