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Adam Thomas ‘returning to Waterloo Road as Donte Charles’

Adam played Donte for three years

Adam Thomas is reportedly returning to Waterloo Road as Donte Charles.

The actor played Donte in the BBC school drama from 2006 until 2009 and now it has been reported he will be reprising his role when the series makes a return.

Adam Thomas ‘returning to Waterloo Road’

A source told The Sun: “It’s been top secret for a while but Adam is over-the-moon to be going back to Waterloo Road. It’s where it all started for him and he was really excited when it was announced the show will be coming back.

Adam is reportedly returning as Donte (Credit: BBC)

“Of course Adam was thrilled to be asked to return and didn’t hesitate saying in saying yes. It’s something he’s made no secret of and made it clear to bosses he was eager to do. He’s overjoyed it’s finally happening.”

It was announced back in September that Waterloo Road would be returning to screens after the series came to an end in 2015.

Rebecca Ryan played Vicki MacDonald in Waterloo Road
The new series will be based in Greater Manchester (Credit: BBC)

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The show started in 2006 with Adam being one of the original cast members. However it came to an end after 10 successful series.

It’s been top secret for a while but Adam is over-the-moon to be going back to Waterloo Road.

After his time in Waterloo Road, Adam went on to play Adam Barton in Emmerdale from 2009 until 2018.

What do we know about the new Waterloo Road series

The new series of Waterloo Road will be set and made in Greater Manchester.

It will be produced by awards-winning Wall To Wall (The Windermere Children, Man in Room 301) in co-production with Ladder Fiction, the new Manchester-based label from Cameron Roach.

Cameron Roach was also the executive producer of Waterloo Road in both Rochdale and Greenock.

Former Waterloo Road actress Heather Peace, who is currently playing Eve in EastEnders, had fans begging for her to return to Waterloo Road after the show’s return was announced.

Fans have called for other former stars to return (Credit: ITV)

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Heather, who played Nikki Boston in the BBC school drama, responded tweeting: “Obviously that would be amazing at some point!”

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