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When Is Waterloo Road Returning? See 2023 Start Date, Time And Cast

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Meet the class of 2023 as Waterloo Road returns to our screens after almost eight years.

The BBC has introduced us to a brand new staff, parents and students which features some familiar faces.

Whether you couldn’t get enough of the original series or you’re completely new to the show, here’s everything you need to know from the cast to when it is on TV.

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— Waterloo Road (@WaterlooRoad) January 1, 2023 Waterloo Road returns for a new term on Tuesday, January 3 2023.

The highly anticipated first episode will air at 8 pm on BBC One after EastEnders.

The classroom drama will also be repeated on BBC Three on Friday, January 6 at 7 pm.

The new series consists of seven episodes and will be available to stream on BBC iPlayer.

Who is returning to Waterloo Road? — Waterloo Road (@WaterlooRoad) January 24, 2022 Former cast members s Adam Thomas, Katie Griffiths and Angela Griffin will be reprising their roles for the reboot.

Speaking about coming back as Donte Charles, Emmerdale actor Adam said in an interview with the BBC:” I never in a million years thought this was going to happen. I’m so excited to be back. I mean, I remember getting the phone call from Cameron, no, it was off the casting director and she was like, I want you to come and meet this producer and I was like what?

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“She couldn’t tell me much about it so said okay then, looked him up and I was like oh my god, Cameron, he’s a big deal. So I went and met him and he basically said that he was thinking of bringing Waterloo Road back, and I had to act cool at the time and say let me have a think about it, but no, I was over the moon.”

Katie Griffiths, who plays Chlo Charles in the drama, also reflected about the announcement, saying:”It’s been wonderful. It feels like coming back but also everything is different. The set’s different. The classes are brand new, there’s a really exciting cast and some returning faces. So it’s been a bit of everything but it’s been lovely. ”

Angela Griffin will also be reprising her role as Kim Campbell but this time with a promotion – as Waterloo Road’s Headteacher.

Speaking about Kim’s rise to the top job, Kim commented:” I found out that Kim was going to be head quite early on and it kind of blew my mind, because well it’s just prestigious, innit!

“To be the head of Waterloo Road. There’s been 10 series and to add to the shelf of heads felt like a real honour and a real privilege.”

New Waterloo Road 2023 cast — Waterloo Road (@WaterlooRoad) November 27, 2022 Here is the cast of the new series if Waterloo Road:

Kim Campbell – Angela Griffin Joe Casey – James Baxter Wendy Whitwell – Jo Coffey Neil Guthrie – Neil Fitzmaurice Chlo Charles – Katie Griffiths Lindon King – Vincent Jerome Coral Walker – Rachel Leskovac Nicky Walters – Kym Marsh Amy Spratt – Katherine Pearce Valerie Chambers – Shauna Shim Donte Charles – Adam Thomas Shola Aku – Chiamaka Ulebor Samia Choudhry – Priyasasha Kumari Kelly Jo Rafferty – Alicia Forde Kai Sharif – Adam Ali Preston Walters – Noah Valentine Tonya Walters – Summer Bird Izzy Charles – Scarlett Thomas Tommy Charles – Teddy Thomas Dwayne Jackson – Thapelo Ray Zayne Jackson – Inathi Rozani Erica Thorn – Sue Vincent Dean Weever – Francesco Piacentini-Smith Noel McManus – Liam Scholes Au pair Alicia – Lucia Saavedra Danny Lewis – Adam Abbou Verity King – Ava Flannery Hannah King – Lisa Faulkner Mike Rutherford – Ryan Clayton Caz Williams – Lucy Begg Jamilah Omar – Sonia Ibrahim A&E doctor – Monica Sagar When was Waterloo Road last on TV as new BBC series airs? The first episode of the school drama aired on March 9 2006 on BBC One.

With 200 episodes, Waterloo Road ran for nine years with the last episode airing on its anniversary, March 9 2015 on BBC Three.

The original series featured Bridgerton stars Rege-Jean Page and Phoebe Dynevor, and Doctor Who’s Jenna Coleman.

The new series is part of the BBC’s commitment to make more programmes across the UK to better reflect, represent and serve all parts of the country.

Waterloo Road returns at 8 pm on BBC One on Tuesday, January 3.