Series 5 Spring Term
Road is a hard-hitting school drama that began life on the BBC in 2006.
Since then it has attracted audiences of 6 million viewers per episode.
It is set in
a Rochdale comprehensive school and follows the complicated lives of
the teachers and pupils.
Series 5 is
the best series yet, as it has a fine mixture of stories that cover
important issues with a touch of comedy. The new boy Finn Sharkey (Jack
McMullen) causes lots of trouble with his rebellious nature, and there
is a near riot drummed up when some pupils are being hot housed for
Oxford University. Grantley, a teacher of the old school variety, casts
a grumpy eye at the 'new' ideas and PC attitudes of his colleagues, and
there is a brilliantly funny running story about a lesbian relationship
between two of the teachers.
such as obesity, are tackled and woven into the storylines, which keep
Waterloo Road a seething cauldron of drama and intrigue. Life here at
the chalk face (or white board) makes you glad that school is a distant
memory - for some of us anyway!
include: out takes, deleted scenes, cast and crew interviews,
Waterloo Road Cribs & subtitles.
Waterloo Road – Series Five Spring Term
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