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Waterloo Road: Series 8, Episode 1

Whilst on the run from a foster home, Jade tells boyfriend Drew she is enrolling at Waterloo Road, with much persuasion he decides to enrol as well. Michael and Sian face opposition to the newly built school opening from local headteacher Gerard Finlay. Lorraine is convinced by Drew to allow him to enrol, however when he lashes out Michael decides to only let Jade board at the school. New teachers Christine Mulgrew and Audrey McFall are introduced to regulars in the staffroom, Christine seems subdued until she is invited for a drink after work. Tariq struggles to come to terms with been a paraplegic whilst Rhiannon starts a bullying campaign against Scout.

Episode Info

Episode number: 8x1
Airdate: Thursday August 23rd, 2012

  • Currently 8.3/10
8.3/10 (3 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Julie Duncanson
As Nurse Laidlow
Kenneth Harvey (1)
As Police Officer
Max Fowler
As Drew Kelly
Main Cast
Philip Martin Brown
As Grantly Budgen
Jason Done
As Tom Clarkson
Kane Tomlinson-weaver
As Harley Taylor
Melanie Hill
As Maggie Croft Budgen
Laurie Brett
As Christine Mulgrew
Shane O'meara
As Connor Mulgrew
Kirstie Steele
As Imogen Stewart
Rebecca Craven
As Rhiannon Salt
Marlene Madenge
As Lula Tsibi
Georgie Glen
As Audrey McFall
Alec Newman
As Michael Byrne
Daniela Denby-Ashe
As Lorraine Donnegan
Katie McGlynn
As Jodie 'Scout' Allen
Mark Benton
As Daniel 'Chalky' Chalk
Jaye Jacobs
As Sian Diamond
Paige Meade
As Jade Fleming
Kaya Moore
As Phoenix Taylor
William Rush
As Josh Stevenson
Chelsee Healey
As Janeece Bryant
Naveed Choudhry
As Tariq Siddiqui
Alex Norton
As Gerard Findlay
Benjamin Gur
As Angus 'Gus' Hancock
Other Episode Crew

CreatorAnn McManus  |  Maureen Chadwick
Executive ProducerCameron Roach  |  Gaynor Holmes
Production DesignerTina Sherifa-Hicks
CastingAndrea Layfield  |  Michelle Smith
Line ProducerFiona Black
Music SupervisorIain Cooke
Costume DesignerLesley Abernethy
Location ManagerRobbie Kirkpatrick
Production CoordinatorKyrie Barker  |  Heather Stewart
Assistant EditorRoss Macrae  |  Leo McHugh
Post Production SupervisorDavid Frew
On-Line EditorDavid Woods (1)
Stunt CoordinatorAndy Bennett
Production SecretaryPriya Bhakta
Production ManagerPam Roberts
Dubbing MixerPaul Flitcroft
Production AccountantLisa Neely  |  Jacqui McBride
Film EditorMark Hermida
Special Effects SupervisorPerry Costello
Series Original MusicTristin Norwell
Production ExecutiveMargaret Scott
Unit PublicistJulie Whiteside
Production BuyerAnn Marie Coulter
Production RunnerMurray Alford
Make-up DesignerMarion McCormack
Head Of ProductionRos Taylor (1)
Assistant Script EditorAdam Leatherland
Dubbing EditorKenny Clark  |  Ben Brazier (2)  |  Phillip Barrett
1st Assistant DirectorScott Bates
ColouristColin Brown
3rd Assistant DirectorAlex McKay  |  Abi Ross
2nd Assistant DirectorKim Stewart  |  Judith Milne
Special Effects TechnicianSteve Cawood
SchedulerMark Inglis
PropertiesCalum McCallum
Series Script EditorClaire Fryer
Serial Story EditorOllie Rance
Warning: Waterloo Road season 8 episode 1 guide may contain spoilers
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