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Thursday 24th October 2019

Waterloo Road fans overjoyed as BBC 'brings back' drama to them

Waterloo Road ended in 2015!

Waterloo Road fans have been left overjoyed as BBC recently announced all 10 seasons of the show are on BBC iPlayer.

On September 19, BBC iPlayer's official Twitter page broke the news to fans.

The tweet read: "You're not the only ones going back to school this September...

"Every episode of Waterloo Road is now available on @BBCiPlayer."

The news of the drama's 'return' left fans overjoyed and they have been reminiscing over their favourite characters and episodes.

Binge watching Waterloo Road

For anyone who doesn't remember the show or never got a chance to watch it, Waterloo Road was a school-based drama which ran from 2006 till 2015.

The series dealt with a number of different topics including mental illness, teen pregnancy, cancer, LGBTQ+, weapon violence, gangs and grooming.

During its run the cast frequently changed, however there are a number of actors who you will recognise if you're a soap fan.

Hollyoaks star Chelsee Healey played pupil-turned-receptionist Janeece Bryant from series one to four, then returned for series six to eight.

Before her Hollyoaks days, Chelsee played Janeece Bryant in Waterloo Road (Credit: BBC)

Chelsee's Hollyoak's co-star Nadine Mulkerrin, who plays her on-screen cousin Cleo, played Janeece's friend, teen mum Billie Taylor in an episode in series six.

Emmerdale's Adam Thomas played Donte Charles from series one to to four. Coronation Street's Tina O'Brien and Our Girl's Linzey Cocker appeared as sisters Bex and Jess Fisher, daughters of head teacher Karen.

Linzey Cocker and Tina O'Brien played sisters Jess and Bex Fisher (Credit: BBC)

EastEnders' Ben Mitchell actor Max Bowden starred in series 10 as Justin Fitzgerald, troubled son of headteacher Vaughn.

Max played Justin Fitzgerald (Credit: BBC)

Other actors who appeared through the series included Britain's Got Talent winner George Sampson as Kyle Stack, Lucien Laviscount as Jonah Kirby, Casualty's Rebecca Ryan as Vicki MacDonald and The Cry and Victoria star Jenna Coleman as Lindsay James.

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