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Andrew Treneman is returning to Waterloo Road as Jamie Glover reprises his much-loved role

With a new seven-part series of Waterloo Road confirmed for May, fans won't have long to wait to see him reunited with Kim Campbell!

Last seen in 2009, it has today been confirmed that Jamie Glover will be reprising his role as Andrew Treneman, the ex-deputy head, English teacher and former flame of Kim Campbell, played by Angela Griffin.

But is Mr Treneman back to help a struggling Kim take control of the school? Or is he back to stir things up?

Speaking ahead of the new series, Angela Griffin said "It’s great to be back on BBC One and to be able to offer iPlayer fans some great new episodes. We have such a wonderful and talented cast, all of whom bring so much to Waterloo Road. This series holds a fair few surprises for Kim and everyone around her and I can’t wait for people to catch up with all the action inside and outside the school."

To which Jamie Glover, added "I am so excited to be returning to Waterloo Road. The school has been such an important part of my life and it’s wonderful to be able to rekindle the old flame. Not to mention the joy of getting to work with the incomparable Angela Griffin once more. I hope that people will enjoy seeing Andrew and Kim together in the school again. Older? Certainly, there’s the grey hair to prove it…! Wiser? Who knows?"

Known for its hard-hitting storylines and relatable characters, Waterloo Road reflects modern society with its portrayal of issues including the cost of living crisis, teen homelessness, racism, sexism, being LGBTQ+, mental health, and everything else facing young teens today. But amongst the chaos, the students, faculty and parents still make time for friendships, fun, and a few romances.

Returning for this brand new series will be Adam Thomas as Donte Charles, Kym Marsh as Nicky Walters, Vincent Jerome as Lindon King, James Baxter as Joe Casey, Jo Coffey as Wendy Whitwell, Shauna Shim as Valerie Chambers, Neil Fitzmaurice as Neil Guthrie, Rachel Leskovac as Coral Walker, Katherine Pearce as Amy Spratt, Ryan Clayton as Mike Rutherford and Sonia Ibrahim as Jamilah Omar.

And it has been announced that joining the cast will be Paul Bazely and Jenny Platt as parents, whilst Olwen May and James Quinn are set to make an appearance at the school.

New student Myles Massey will played by Osian Morgan and joins established pupils including Adam Abbou as Danny Lewis, Priyasasha Kumari as Samia Choudhry, Noah Valentine as Preston Walters, Adam Ali as Kai Sharif, Alicia Forde as Kelly-Jo Rafferty, Francesco Piacentini-Smith as Dean Weever, Liam Scholes as Noel McManus and Lucy Eleanor Begg as Caz Williams.

Also back will be Scarlett Thomas as Izzy Charles and fellow junior students, Tonya Walters played by Summer Violet Bird, Verity King played by Ava Flannery, Dwanye Jackson played by Thapelo Ray, Zayne Jackson played by Inathi Rozani, Shola Aku played by Chiamaka (ChiChi) Ulebor and Norrulah Ashimi played by Sahil Ismailkhil.

Following its return in January after eight years away from our screens, it became the BBC’s second biggest drama title with 16-34-year-olds of the year so far, behind only Happy Valley. And with more familiar faces set to return, this new term of Waterloo Road promises to be unmissable.

Waterloo Road returns in May on BBC One


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