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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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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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Official Sites:

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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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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The first episode was broadcast on BBC One on 9 March 2006 and the final episode on BBC Three on 9 March 2015. See more »

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Spin-off Waterloo Road Reunited (2011) See more »

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Waterloo Road - great!
27 April 2006 | by xsally90See all my reviews

I was hooked from the first episode and hadn't missed a single one except from the second to last one of the first series! I was gutted! Waterloo Road had been compared to Channel 4's Teachers but I hadn't seen it - I had wanted to watch Waterloo Road because Jill Halfpenny was in it and I think she's a great actress after seeing her on EastEnders and Chicago in London.

Waterloo Road tackled many different story lines in the first series with the main one being the court case of Donte Charles. The story lines involved many different situations including bullying, homosexuality, father's rights, guilt and grief.

I found the story lines very gripping to watch especially the love triangle between Izzy Redpath and Tom and Lorna Clarkson - I was so glad when Tom and Izzy finally admit their love and they get together in the last episode! Despite this, I still feel a bit sympathetic for Lorna.

It was definitely an entertaining watch and I recommend it to anyone who hasn't seen it before.


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