Waterloo Road returning for new term

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BBC drama 'Waterloo Road' is to return for a new series, with Angela Griffin and Adam Thomas returning, and Jamie Glover will reprise his role as former deputy head Andrew Treneman, who was last seen in the series in 2009.

'Waterloo Road' is to return for a new series.

The BBC has confirmed the school drama show will be back for a new term, consisting of seven episodes, with the likes of Angela Griffin (Kim Campbell), Adam Thomas (Donte Charles), and Kym Marsh (Nicky Walters) all returning to the show.

Jamie Glover will reprise his role as former deputy head Andrew Treneman - an ex of Angela's character Kim - who was last seen in the series in 2009.

Angela said: "It’s great to be back on BBC One and to be able to offer iPlayer fans some great new episodes.

"We have such a wonderful and talented cast, all of whom bring so much to 'Waterloo Road'. This series holds a fair few surprises for Kim and everyone around her and I can’t wait for people to catch up with all the action inside and outside the school."

Jamie added: "I am so excited to be returning to 'Waterloo Road'.

"The school has been such an important part of my life and it’s wonderful to be able to rekindle the old flame.

"Not to mention the joy of getting to work with the incomparable Angela Griffin once more.

"I hope that people will enjoy seeing Andrew and Kim together in the school again. Older? Certainly, there’s the grey hair to prove it! Wiser? Who knows?"

Vincent Jerome (Lindon King), James Baxter (Joe Casey), Jo Coffey (Wendy Whitwell), Shauna Shim (Valerie Chambers), Neil Fitzmaurice (Neil Guthrie), Rachel Leskovac (Coral Walker), Katherine Pearce (Amy Spratt), Ryan Clayton (Mike Rutherford) and Sonia Ibrahim (Jamilah Omar) will also reprise their roles for another term.

They will be joined by Paul Bazely and Jenny Platt as parents of pupils, while Olwen May and James Quinn will make appearances at the school.

New student Myles Massey, played by Osian Morgan, joins established pupils including Adam Abbou (Danny Lewis), Priyasasha Kumari (Samia Choudhry), Noah Valentine (Preston Walters), Adam Ali (Kai Sharif), Alicia Forde (Kelly-Jo Rafferty), Francesco Piacentini-Smith (Dean Weever), Liam Scholes (Noel McManus) and Lucy Eleanor Begg (Caz Williams).

Scarlett Thomas plays Izzy Charles and fellow junior student casting includes Summer Violet Bird (Tonya Walters), Ava Flannery (Verity King), Thapelo Ray (Dwanye Jackson), Inathi Rozani (Zayne Jackson), Chiamaka (ChiChi) Ulebor (Shola Aku) and Sahil Ismailkhil (Norrulah Ashimi).

Lindsay Salt, Director of BBC Drama, added: "We are thrilled that 'Waterloo Road' is returning following its successful run earlier this year.

"To have Jamie Glover reprise his role as Andrew Treneman alongside our fantastic returning and new cast members is a real treat and we can’t wait to share more stories from the school."

 


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