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Waterloo Road

British television drama series

Waterloo Road

Country of origin United Kingdom
Number of episodes 194
Number of seasons 9

About Waterloo Road

Waterloo Road: The UK's Longest-Running School Drama

For over a decade, Waterloo Road has been captivating audiences with its gritty portrayal of life in a struggling comprehensive school. Set in the fictional town of Rochdale, the show has tackled a wide range of issues, from bullying and drug abuse to teenage pregnancy and gang violence.

At the heart of the series is the dynamic cast of characters, including headteachers, teachers, students, and their families. Over the years, the show has featured a number of talented actors, such as Jason Merrells, Angela Griffin, and Laurie Brett, who have brought depth and nuance to their roles.

One of the show's strengths is its ability to balance drama and comedy, often within the same episode. Whether it's a heart-wrenching storyline about a student's struggle with mental health or a hilarious subplot involving a teacher's love life, Waterloo Road keeps viewers on their toes.

Despite its longevity, Waterloo Road has not shied away from tackling controversial topics. In one memorable storyline, a student was radicalized by a far-right group, sparking a national conversation about the dangers of extremism.

While the show has had its ups and downs over the years, it remains a beloved fixture of British television. As one critic put it, "Waterloo Road is a show that has never been afraid to take risks, and that's what makes it so compelling."


- "Waterloo Road: The school drama that refuses to be expelled." The Guardian, 2015.

- "Waterloo Road: The most controversial moments." Radio Times, 2015.

- "Waterloo Road: The long and winding road." Den of Geek, 2015.

Main cast and crew

Cast and crew listed below. See if you can find out who is who from the stats below.


37 years, 1 month, 20 days


37 years, 1 month, 20 days

Born first

27 April 1986

Born last

27 April 1986

Other cast and crew

Supporting cast and crew listed below. See if you can find out who is who from the stats below.


67 years, 1 month, 28 days


22 years, 5 months, 12 days

Born first

26 April 1956

Born last


English actress Jodie Comer

Jodie Comer

English actress

English actress Tracy-Ann Oberman

Tracy-Ann Oberman

English actress

English actor Elyes Gabel

Elyes Gabel

English actor

British actor Jack O'Connell

Jack O'Connell

British actor

Scottish actor Ron Donachie

Ron Donachie

Scottish actor

English actress Holliday Grainger

Holliday Grainger

English actress

former actress and model Sofia Hayat

Sofia Hayat

former actress and model

British actress Jill Halfpenny

Jill Halfpenny

British actress

English actress and presenter Lisa Riley

Lisa Riley

English actress and presenter

British actor Neil Morrissey

Neil Morrissey

British actor

British actress Jo Hartley

Jo Hartley

British actress

British actress Sophie Skelton

Sophie Skelton

British actress

British actress Sarah Hadland

Sarah Hadland

British actress

actress from Northern Ireland. Amanda Burton

Amanda Burton

actress from Northern Ireland.

Canadian actress Shauna MacDonald

Shauna MacDonald

Canadian actress

English actor Ralph Ineson

Ralph Ineson

English actor

Scottish-born actress Pollyanna McIntosh

Pollyanna McIntosh

Scottish-born actress

English actress Elizabeth Berrington

Elizabeth Berrington

English actress

English actress Sophie McShera

Sophie McShera

English actress

English musician and actor Martin Kemp

Martin Kemp

English musician and actor

British actress Laura Aikman

Laura Aikman

British actress

British actress Ayesha Dharker

Ayesha Dharker

British actress

British actress Melanie Hill

Melanie Hill

British actress

English actress Eva Pope

Eva Pope

English actress

English actor Tommy Knight

Tommy Knight

English actor

British actor and musician Robson Green

Robson Green

British actor and musician

British actress Jennifer Hennessy

Jennifer Hennessy

British actress

street dancer George Sampson

George Sampson

street dancer

English actress Nadine Marshall

Nadine Marshall

English actress

actor Phoebe Dynevor

Phoebe Dynevor


British actress Robyn Addison

Robyn Addison

British actress

English actress Naomi Battrick

Naomi Battrick

English actress

English actor Mark Benton

Mark Benton

English actor

British actor Tom Chambers

Tom Chambers

British actor

British actor James Doherty

James Doherty

British actor

British actor Gwilym Lee

Gwilym Lee

British actor

British actor Lucien Laviscount

Lucien Laviscount

British actor

British actor Nicholas Gleaves

Nicholas Gleaves

British actor

English actor Patrick Baladi

Patrick Baladi

English actor

Scottish actor Alec Newman

Alec Newman

Scottish actor

British actor Jamie Glover

Jamie Glover

British actor

English actor William Ash

William Ash

English actor

English actor Philip Martin Brown

Philip Martin Brown

English actor

English actor Sam Hazeldine

Sam Hazeldine

English actor

English actor;  Tom Payne

Tom Payne

English actor;

English actor Bobby Lockwood

Bobby Lockwood

English actor

British actor Kai Owen

Kai Owen

British actor

English actor  Chris Geere

Chris Geere

English actor

Scottish director and screenwriter John McPhail

John McPhail

Scottish director and screenwriter

British actor Robert Cavanah

Robert Cavanah

British actor

English actor Alex Walkinshaw

Alex Walkinshaw

English actor

English actor Wil Johnson

Wil Johnson

English actor

British actor Charlotte Beaumont

Charlotte Beaumont

British actor

British actor Dean Andrews

Dean Andrews

British actor

British actor Jack McMullen

Jack McMullen

British actor

English actor Leon Ockenden

Leon Ockenden

English actor

British actor Richie Campbell

Richie Campbell

British actor

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