Privileged troublemaker Gabriella Wark tries to seduce a teacher, sabotages Nikki Boston's relationship and injures Kacey. Prince Kelly (Charlie and Taylor Sheldrick, series 4; uncredited, series 7), the youngest Kelly sibling. Regé-Jean Page wuchs in Simbabwe als Zweitjüngster von vier Geschwistern auf. All episodes were made available on BBC iPlayer on 19 September 2019, categorized under Drama & Soaps. Waterloo Road is a British television drama series set in a comprehensive school of the same name, broadcast on BBC One and later on BBC Three. Hoy, una de las búsquedas en Google que se multiplica por miles. Get to know the actor here... Get ready to swoon because Regé-Jean Page is about to steal your heart thanks to his role in Netflix’s Bridgerton. He made more of an impression after starring in Waterloo Road in 2015. The show utilises an ensemble cast, led by the school's staff members. This article lists the characters and the actors who portray them from the award-winning BBC television series Waterloo Road. Brett also stars in series 8 and 10, outside of Christine's tenure as Headteacher.  On 21 December 2009, it was announced that former Coronation Street actress Tina O'Brien had been cast as Bex Fisher, and that Britain's Got Talent winner George Sampson would be joining the cast as a new Year 11 student, Kyle Stack – his scenes aired from episode 11. A student protest of the mock exams leads to a panic attack. Fans of Bridgerton might just be meeting Regé-Jean Page, but he has been working towards stardom for some time now. Series 1 has been aired in Armenia, Austria. Series 1 has aired in Russia on Networks Russia GMT+2, Russia GMT+3 and Russia GMT+4. 1. Who is Regé-Jean Page? Lorna is diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Chlo and Maxine's plagiarism scandal attracts notice from the local exam board. In September 2019, the series was made available on BBC iPlayer. - The second half of series ten was moved to, This page was last edited on 7 March 2021, at 14:05. The school deals with the threat of closure by the governors owing to falling enrolment and poor pupil behaviour. Series 1–7 have been repeated in the UK. Sue and PE teacher Hector Reid have an affair, and Hector threatens blackmail when Sue breaks it off. George proposes Mandarin classes without knowing the language. Als er 14 Jahre alt war, zog die Familie nach London. The first series contained eight episodes and was first broadcast from 9 March to 27 April 2006. As part of a BBC initiative to produce more shows out of England, the show was commissioned for a further fifty episodes (to be aired over two series). Over its ten series, Waterloo Road features a total of forty-eight main characters, including six Headteachers. Chlo Grainger and Donte Charles are married and subsequently separate after Chlo sleeps with her sister Mika's boyfriend Brett.  However, a repeat on BBC One was shown later in the evening. Bridget Morley (Jacqueline Kington, series 3−4), School secretary. Coincidentally, his Bridgerton love … The tenth and final series began in October 2014, with Neil Pearson's Vaughan Fitzgerald taking over as the new headmaster of Waterloo Road. Series 4 is currently. Step-siblings Justin Fitzgerald and Tiffany Westbrook begin a relationship which their parents suppress. Regé-Jean Page (Simon Basset) Image: Courtesy of Netflix.  Subsequently, the show was renewed for a second series that was 12 episodes long. Regé-Jean Page's work is quickly establishing him as one the most exciting British acting talents of his generation. Bullying escalates dangerously before two girls make peace. Regé-Jean Page's work is quickly establishing him as one the most exciting British acting talents of his generation. Regé-Jean Page. Eagle-eyed Harry Potter fans have spotted the actor in a scene from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 . Wayne Johnson (Rob Haythorne, series 7), Michael's attacker. In 2015, he landed Guy Braxton's role in Waterloo Road, a cult-classic drama series created by Ann McManus and Maureen Chadwick. Cecile Tsibi (Sarah Niles, series 9; Anna-Maria Nabirye, guest series 8), Lula's mother. This was announced on the official Waterloo Road and BBC iPlayer social media sites, including Facebook and Twitter, on 19 September 2019.  Quesnel became part of the main cast in the second half of the series. For series 6, former Silent Witness and Brookside actress Amanda Burton joined the cast as new headteacher, Karen Fisher. Pupil Adam Deardon is killed in a car accident in the very first episode, a pupil struggles to care for his mother who has Huntington's Disease, and English teachers, Tom and Lorna Clarkson's marriage ends due to Tom's love for fellow Drama teacher and their best friend, Izzie Redpath.  Also from episode 11, Scott Haining played Nate Gurney, a love interest for the newly homosexual Josh Stevenson, Spandau Ballet member and former EastEnders actor Martin Kemp guest starred as Mr Burley, new character Ronan Burley's (Ben-Ryan Davies)  father, and Karen David portrayed new Head of Spanish, Francesca "Cesca" Montoya. Ralph Mellor goes mad and knocks the front of the school down with an excavator. Unruly pupil Finn Sharkey encourages others to share his affinity for drugs and vandalism. Series 1–10 have been aired in the UK. A dangerous man impersonates a supply teacher. The show is set in the English town of Rochdale from series one until the end of series seven, and the Scottish town of Greenock from the beginning of series eight until the end of the show in series ten. Mika Grainger is subjected to extreme online bullying. Elaine Symons also reprised her role as Rose Kelly in Episode 6. Kacey Barry trains as a boxer. Sally Stewart (Jenny Ryan, series 8; guest series 9), Imogen's mother. Pupils join rival criminal gangs. Series 6 saw the last appearances of Cesca Montoya (Karen David), Ruby Fry (Elizabeth Berrington), Jonah Kirby (Lucien Laviscount), Ruth Kirby (Anna Jobarteh), Marcus Kirby (Wil Johnson), Adanna Lawal (Sharlene Whyte) and Nate Gurney (Scott Haining). Liam Allen (Tristain and Shaun Price, series 7), Scout's younger brother. Danny Spencer (Andy Rush, series 10), Dale's cycling coach. Colin Bond (David Michaels), Headteacher of Havelock High. For example, the Kelly family seems to be the epitome of the "Family from Hell" and consists of an alcoholic mother Rose Kelly (Elaine Symons) and her five children: eldest son Marley (Luke Bailey), borderline psychopath Earl (Reece Noi), daughter Sambuca (Holly Kenny), 11-year-old Denzil (Reece Douglas), and baby Prince. Grantly suffers from kidney failure; Maggie pressures Tom to donate a kidney, but he fatally falls from the school roof while trying to help a former student. Even though he had his first breakthrough in theater, Regé-Jean earned the most critical acclaim thanks to his TV show roles.  Former teacher Kim Campbell returns from Rwanda, smuggling a baby girl. Pregnant secretary Janeece Bryant proposes that John and Ruby Fry adopt her child, but renegs. Regé-Jean Page as seen in an Instagram post in October 2017 (Regé-Jean Page / Instagram)  The sixth series ran from 1 September 2010 to 6 April the next year. En solo quince días, Regé-Jean Page ha pasado de ser un desconocido a convertirse en uno de los rostros más buscados en la red. The final episode of series 3 attracted 6 million viewers. 30-year-old Regé-Jean plays the suave Simon Basset in the new Netflix drama, but if he already looks familiar to you, that’s because you may have seen him on-screen before. Eugene Garvey (Stefan Gumbs, series 7), Ex-pupil and gang leader. The series 10 characters consisted of Headteacher Vaughan Fitzgerald (Neil Pearson), Deputy Headteacher Lorna Hutchinson (Laura Aikman), Head of English Christine Mulgrew (Laurie Brett), Head of Modern Languages George Windsor (Angus Deayton), Home Economics Teacher and Housemistress Maggie Budgen (Melanie Hill); History Teacher Audrey McFall (Georgie Glen), GPD Teacher Guy Braxton (Regé-Jean Page), Science Teacher Marco D'Olivera (Stefano Braschi), Geography Teacher Olga Fitzgerald (Pooky Quesnel) and School Secretary Sonya Donnegan (Victoria Bush). Page appeared in the final season of British school drama Waterloo Road as a young teacher named Guy Braxton. It also has a high turnover rate of characters, with staff and pupils joining and leaving the school over time. Rege marked a great impression with his incredible acting and was applauded by the critics. Clarence Charles (Steve Money, series 1, 4; guest series 3), Donte's father. ... Before Bridgerton, Dyvenor had a recurring role on Younger, as well as starred in shows like Snatch and Waterloo Road. The LEA decides to close the school and Michael is contacted by Lorraine Donnagan – a businesswoman and former student – who sponsors the school's relocation to Scotland. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Regé-Jean Page (@regejean) But is Regé-Jean dating Phoebe Dynevor? Series 8 shows the start of Greenock's Waterloo Road. , The final episode of series 4 attracted 4.5 million viewers. Seine Mutter ist eine Krankenschwester aus Simbabwe, sein Vater ein englischer Prediger. The student characters included Donte Charles (Adam Thomas), Chlo Grainger (Katie Griffiths), Janeece Bryant (Chelsee Healey), Yasmin Deardon (Rhea Bailey), Mika Grainger (Lauren Drummond) and Lewis Seddon (Craig Fitzpatrick). Starting on 5 September the same year, the ninth series ran until 12 March 2014. The seventh series added several new cast members, including new Headteacher Michael Byrne (Alec Newman), science teacher and deputy headteacher Sian Diamond (Jaye Jacobs), school site manager Rob Scotcher (Robson Green), maths teacher Daniel Chalk (Mark Benton), new Head of English Linda Radleigh (Sarah Hadland), school benefactor Lorraine Donnagan (Daniela Denby-Ashe) and pupil Jodie "Scout" Allen (Katie McGlynn). Larry Brown is arrested and his younger siblings, Lisa and Lenny, become wards of the school. Page, like his Bridgerton costar Phoebe Dynevor, also appeared on Waterloo Road, though their roles didn’t overlap. Regé-Jean Page is set to read a CBeebies bedtime story and star in The Gray Man alongside Ryan Gosling. Laura Aikman joined the cast as new deputy headteacher Lorna Hutchinson, as well as Broadchurch star Charlotte Beaumont appearing as new student Kenzie Calhoun. For most of the eighth series, the school was an independent school, as opposed to a comprehensive school as it was for the first seven series. Regé-Jean Page is a British actor who is known for his on-screen roles such as Chicken George in Roots, Simon Basset in Bridgerton, Leonard Knox in For the People, Chico in Sylvie’s Love, and Guy Braxton in Waterloo Road.. Born Name. Vaughan Fitzgerald takes over as headteacher. Listing some of them are: Movies — Troublemaker (2004), Space Ark (2014), The Merchant of Venice (2016), Mortal Engines (2018), and Sylvie’s Love (2020). Page was a regular character on the ABC legal drama For The People and he also appeared in Roots and Casualty. Hasta hace poco, un nombre que apenas sonaba a nadie en España. Sambuca Kelly dies from a brain tumour. He is later sacked by Rachel and Eddie when it transpires he is giving Bolton pills to help him win an important match, ultimately ending his and Jasmine's relationship. On 19 November 2010, the BBC announced it had commissioned an online spin-off to the main show, Waterloo Road Reunited. Series 2 has aired. Michael begins an affair with Science teacher Sian Diamond. Waterloo Road ran for 200 episodes and exactly nine years. "Family from hell", the Kellys, include psychopath Earl who fatally shoots his girlfriend Maxine, leading to his arrest.  Linzey Cocker played alongside Burton as on-screen daughter, Jess Fisher and Ceallach Spellman played her on-screen son, Harry Fisher, Coronation Street actor Lucien Laviscount was cast as rebellious teenager Jonah Kirby and Chelsee Healey also reprised her role as Janeece Bryant, not as a pupil, but as the new school secretary. A post shared by Regé-Jean Page … A student released from a detention centre enters the school, resulting in an inspection and threats of closure. Modern Foreign Languages teacher, Jo Lipsett, is suspended for acting inappropriately towards pupil Ros McCain's declaration of love. New PE teacher Rob Cleaver begins a relationship with Jasmine, which ends when he is fired for giving aspiring boxer, Bolton Smilie, performance-enhancing drugs. The fourth series introduces several new characters who become focal points of the subsequent episodes. Regé. The 6-part series, released in tandem with the latter half of series 6, follows the lives of former pupils and features a mixture of online episodes and social media extras.. Waterloo Road. This page was last edited on 15 February 2021, at 21:51. It takes place at the wedding of Fleur Delacour (Clémence Poésy) and Bill Weasley (Domhnall Gleeson — that’s why General Hux from The Last Jedi looks so familiar ). , The last episode of series 5 aired on 15 July 2010 with an audience of 4.5 million viewers.  Wil Johnson portrayed new Geography teacher, Marcus Kirby, Jonah's father, and the family was further expanded by the addition of Anna Jobarteh, who played his daughter and new pupil, Ruth. The final episode was the show's 200th and aired on 9 March 2015, exactly nine years after the first episode. Starting on 7 January 2009, the 4th series consisted of 20 episodes and ended on 20 May. Series 4 marked the exit of long-term characters Davina, Donte, Chlo and Janeece. Page will make his presenting debut on the famous US late night comedy show on Saturday evening (February 20), with rapper Bad Bunny as the musical guest. Sponsor governor, Roger Aspinall, brings controversial changes and enrols his son Brett who has an affair with the school secretary, Davina Shackleton. In the story, the school remains open after a lengthy battle against a school merger. 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Characters from the previous series who have left the school include Mika, Brett (both of whom left for University having graduated) and Celine. Full episodes (series 1 episode 1 to series 8 episode 30) were previously available to watch on YouTube but have now been replaced by highlights of Waterloo Road. Selina Wilson (Nicola Grier, series 10), Head of the Greenock Education Committee. Series one and two were released by 2entertain, whilst series three to eight were released by Acorn DVD. Rege also made his appearance on Waterloo Road, a British television drama series, in 2015. Maxine Barlow conquers her drug addition but her father is revealed to be behind a series of sex attacks on teenage girls. Series 3 was commissioned, consisting of twenty episodes (which would become the normal length of the show's series), and premiered on 11 October 2007 and ending on 13 March 2008. New Head of PE Rob Cleaver (Elyes Gabel) begins a relationship with English teacher Jasmine and becomes the boxing mentor of pupil Bolton. Kevin Chalk suffers a stroke. An extensive set of new characters joined him, including his new partner, Art teacher Allie Westbrook (Nicola Stephenson), his two children and her two children. Sonya Donnegan shares her novel with the staff but runs into trouble for drawing from Christine's alcoholic past. Regé-Jean Page, Actor: Bridgerton. Waterloo Road is merged with local private school John Fosters, and the lack of unity causes rivalries and clashes. Max's desperate attempts to control the school lead to an assault on a pupil and Max's arrest.  The series took a mid-term break from 27 October 2010 and resumed with episodes 11–20 beginning on 2 February 2011, The final episode aired on 9 March 2015, nine years after the first episode aired on 9 March 2006.. This series began on 18 January 2007 and finished on 26 April of the same year. For the first time, the series was recorded in HD.. Christine crashes her car drink driving and resigns. The 25-year-old actress has appeared in a number of British shows including Waterloo Road (which her co-star Regé-Jean Page also starred in) where she played Siobhan Mailey at the age of just 14 - appearing in 20 episodes in total. Grace Campbell (Meaghan McPherson-Gowe, series 4), Kim's illegally adopted baby daughter. Particularly affected is newly-qualified English teacher Helen Hopewell, who quits after bribing students for their good behaviour during an inspection. Regé-Jean Page Net Worth, Movies, TV Shows. Since his starring role in Bridgerton, the actor has taken a turn as a Saturday Night Live host; will soon be appearing in Netflix’s hotly-anticipated new spy film, The Gray Man; and has even been tipped as a possible Bond contender. To counter her new deputy – Simon, who is engaged to Sue Spark, daughter of the LEA's head – Christine appoints George Windsor as co-deputy. It is the final appearance of these characters, with the exception of Janeece who became Waterloo Road's secretary from Series 6 until Series 8, and Bolton who made a guest reappearance in Series 8. Filming of the 5th series began on 11 May 2009 and began airing on Wednesday 28 October (Sunday 25 for BBC One Scotland). The final episode aired on 15 July 2010. Dopo aver trascorso l'infanzia ad Harare, è tornato a Londra all'età di quattordici anni e ha studiato al Drama Centre London. Nick Name. The Rochdale site was demolished shortly after filming ended in 2011 (this was amusingly referenced in the final episode of the series) and is now a housing estate. Jack uses educational funds to entice parents to send their children to the school; forced to resign, he is replaced as headteacher by Rachel Mason, who is blackmailed over her former life as a prostitute.  The final scenes of the show were recorded on 22 August 2014. Other staff arrivals include NQT English teacher Jasmine Koreshi (Shabana Bakhsh) and Head of Music and Drama Matt Wilding (Chris Geere). Regé-Jean Page in the BBC drama 'Waterloo Road' In 2015, Regé-Jean Page joined the cast of ‘Waterloo Road’, produced by the BBC, where he played an apprentice teacher. An extensive set of pupils were prominent in the final series, including Rhiannon Salt (Rebecca Craven), Lenny Brown (Joe Slater), Lisa Brown (Caitlin Gillespie), Darren Hughes (Mark Beswick), Shaznay Montrose (Je'Taime Morgan Hanleyand), Justin Fitzgerald (Max Bowden), Leo Fitzgerald (Zebb Dempster), Kenzie Calhoun (Charlotte Beaumont), Scott Fairchild (Andrew Still), Carrie Norton (Tahirah Sharif), Bonnie Kincaid (Holly Jack), Dale Jackson (Finlay MacMillan) and Abdul Bukhari (Armin Karima). Before Bridgerton, he also starred in the British TV series Waterloo Road as Guy Braxton. Page had smaller recurring parts on British TV series, including Waterloo Road and Fresh Meat, according to IMDd. Regé-Jean Page (who was born in 1990) is no exception. Pooky Quesnel joined the cast recurringly in the first half of the season as Vaughan's ex-wife.. A pupil with Asperger syndrome is introduced, English teacher Jasmine Koreshi is accused of assaulting pupil Michaela White, and another pupil is deported. 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She reveals to Rachel that she had an affair with the executive headteacher Max Tyler. Lorraine's business fails, and Michael convinces Glasgow Education to take the school under the local authority before leaving. English teacher Christine Mulgrew struggles with alcoholism, seeking help after her arsonist son Connor injures his girlfriend, Imogen Stewart. Regé-Jean Page: Where Else You've Seen the Bridgerton Star. Waterloo Road is a British television drama series set in a comprehensive school of the same name, broadcast on BBC One and later on BBC Three.The show is set in the English town of Rochdale from series one until the end of series seven, and the Scottish town of Greenock from the beginning of series eight until the end of the show in series ten. Linda Radleigh tries to kill Michael in a hit-and-run. Vix Spark (Kristin Atherton, series 9), Sue's sister, who begins a relationship with Nikki. Also confirmed is Regé-Jean Page, who has had several TV roles including those in For the People and Waterloo Road, but is most known lately as the star of the hit Netflix period piece Bridgerton. Regé-Jean Page. Tom and Izzie are expecting their first child together but Izzie has a miscarriage; Lorna reunites the couple before committing suicide due to her degenerative illness. Laurie Brett and Georgie Glen join the main cast as English teacher Christine Mulgrew and History teacher Audrey McFall respectively. Regé-Jean Page & Phoebe Dynevor star in ‘Bridgerton.’ (Netflix) 5. The series utilises an ensemble cast, led by the staff members of the eponymous school. Channel automatically available in the Republic of Ireland, Belgium, and the Netherlands.  Chlo resumes a relationship with Donte and gives birth to his baby daughter. It ended on 6 April 2011. Pero el gran hallazgo de Los Bridgerton es su galán protagonista. Grantly Budgen struggles with his wife Fleur's Alzheimer's disease and puts her in a nursing home; a mix-up causes him to teach from the wrong syllabus. The final series set in Rochdale, Series 7, began airing on 4 May 2011 and ended on 25 April 2012. Production was meant to move locations in 2009, with storylines in the fourth and fifth series designed to coincide with that move. Regé has featured in a number of British TV shows - including Casualty, Fresh Meat, and Waterloo Road. , Series six started airing on BBC One from 1 September, with the second episode following the next day with a strong audience of 5.1m. Back in 2016, Page wrapped Chicken George's role in the 2016 remake of the 1997 American series Roots. Janeece is betrayed of her life savings by her lover. Series 3 introduced several new characters, including new deputy head Eddie Lawson (Neil Morrissey) and, in the seventh episode, new headteacher Rachel Mason (Eva Pope). Christine is made acting headteacher while Simon Lowsley is appointed deputy head. Guy's position is threatened by the discovery of an apparent relationship with pupil Carrie Norton, until it is revealed that she is his estranged sister. Karen introduces separate-sex classrooms, and Adanna Lawal tries to reunite the school with a production of Cinderfella which doesn't go according to plan. Guy Braxton (Regé-Jean Page, series 10) is a trainee teacher in Graphics & Product Design, who comes to Waterloo Road through the Teach Direct programme. The Barry family bring bullying and violence to the school. Pupils introduced in the third series include Aleesha Dillon (Lauren Thomas), Danielle Harker (Lucy Dixon), Karla Bentham (Jessica Baglow), Paul Langley (Thomas Milner), Bolton Smilie (Tachia Newall) and Michaela White (Zaraah Abrahams). Ralph Mellor (Malcolm Scates, series 4), Head of Governors and Flick's father. Christopher Mead begins a relationship with Jess Fisher and is appalled when she is revealed to be new headteacher Karen's daughter.  The series lasted for 30 episodes. The Local Education Authority (LEA) decides to keep the school open, while Lorna, distraught at the end of her marriage, throws herself into a canal. Sue cannot control her pupils; she and Simon elope. The longest-running cast members were Philip Martin Brown (Grantly Budgen), Jason Done (Tom Clarkson) and Chelsee Healey (Janeece Bryant), who appeared from series 1 until their exits in series 9 for Brown and 8 for Done and Healey, respectively. After leaving early in the third series, Merrells was followed by Eva Pope as Rachel Mason until series 5, Amanda Burton as Karen Fisher in series 6 and the first part of series 7, Alec Newman as Michael Byrne in series 7 and 8, Laurie Brett as Christine Mulgrew in series 9 and Neil Pearson as Vaughan Fitzgerald in series 10.