The massive telly information of the week was that Waterloo Street is heading again to screens.
Followers went wild because the information was announced by the BBC on Thursday morning.
The varsity-based drama final aired in 2015, three years after they moved filming from Higher Manchester to Scotland.
The primary seven collection of the present had been filmed in Rochdale.
And the excellent news is that the brand new run will probably be filmed again in Higher Manchester – however a location is but to be revealed.
There is no official air date or forged listing but, however it’s got us reminiscing concerning the former stars of the programme.
Keep in mind Tom Clarkson? Cherished Donte Charles?
Many actors began their careers on Waterloo Street, together with loads of native stars.
From Netflix hits to tragic cleaning soap storylines – here is the place a few of the forged are actually.
Katie McGlynn (Scout Allen)
Katie is now greatest recognized for enjoying considered one of Coronation Avenue’s most-loved characters.
However others will bear in mind her for her position as tearaway pupil Jodie ‘Scout’ Allen in Waterloo Street, who lived together with her mom and three-year-old brother Liam in a squalid flat.
She starred within the BBC1 present from 2011 to 2013 and her character was compelled to supply for her household by stealing and dealing medicine.
When she left Waterloo Street, Katie quickly picked up the position of Underworld employee Sinead Tinker in Corrie.
The 28-year-old acquired excessive reward for her portrayal of pregnant Sinead, who came upon she had cervical most cancers whereas anticipating a child with new husband Daniel Osbourne in 2018.
In heartbreaking scenes final 12 months, Sinead died, leaving her husband and child son Bertie behind.
Corrie character Sinead first discovered love with Chesney Brown. She cheated on Ches with Daniel earlier than reuniting with the kebab store employee.
However she fell again into Daniel’s arms when blundering Chesney jilted her on the altar.
After leaving the ITV cleaning soap in 2020, Katie bagged a job in Hollyoaks the place she performs Becky.
She can also be presently showing within the nineteenth collection of Strictly Come Dancing.
Chelsee Healey (Janeece Bryant)
Chelsee Healey performed mouthy however kind-hearted pupil Janeece Bryant who could not steer clear of Waterloo Street after ending her schooling.
She later returned as as a secretary after falling pregnant with daughter Cheryl.
Chelsee, from Eccles, competed in Strictly Come Dancing in 2011 and was a finalist on the BBC dance present.
She joined the forged of Channel 4 cleaning soap Hollyoaks as feisty mum Goldie McQueen, a member of the fearsome McQueen clan, in 2016.
A number of moths later, she took a break from the present after asserting her being pregnant, welcoming daughter Coco in July 2017.
Chelsee has additionally had roles in Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps, Docs and Casualty.
In 2019, she appeared within the sixth collection of E4 actuality relationship collection Celebs Go Courting and remains to be starring in Hollyoaks.
Adam Thomas (Donte Charles)
Adam Thomas acquired his main appearing break when he starred in Waterloo Street as Donte Charles.
The character was additionally the doting husband of fellow pupil Chlo.
The Manchester actor went on to play Adam Barton in Emmerdale from 2009 to 2018 and likewise got here third on I am A Superstar…Get Me Out Of Right here! in 2016.
His twin brother Scott was a finalist on the ITV2 relationship present Love Island in 2016 and older brother Ryan performed Jason Grimshaw in Coronation Avenue.
Adam has since branched out into property and likewise opened his personal restaurant, The Spinn, in Gatley, Stockport, with college good friend Scott Graham.
Adam, a doting husband and dad-of-two, additionally had a stint internet hosting I am a Superstar spin-off Additional Camp, and appeared as contestant on ITV problem present Do not Rock The Boat final 12 months.
Adam and brothers Scott and Ryan went on an journey to Mumbai which was filmed for ITV alongside their dad, Dougie.
Mancs in Mumbai noticed them uncover their household roots earlier than the unhappy loss of life of Dougie, aged 72, in November 2020.
Lucien Laviscount (Jonah Kirby)
Waterloo Street wasn’t Lucien Laviscount’s first position.
In 2009 he appeared in Coronation Avenue as Ben, a good friend of Sophie Webster, earlier than taking part in pupil Jonah within the BBC One collection.
Jonah triggered controversy by falling for and marrying his Spanish instructor Miss Montoya, performed by Karen David.
Lucien was on Superstar Huge Brother in 2011 and acquired concerned in a love triangle with TOWIE star Amy Childs and Kerry Katona.
in 2015 he went Stateside to star within the comedy-horror tv collection Scream Queens.
He then went on to star alongside Rupert Grint within the American TV collection Snatch, a remake of the hit Man Ritchie film, as boxer Billy Ayres.
Lucien additionally recorded a single, ‘Dance With You’ in 2012.
He’s additionally set to affix Netflix collection Emily In Paris for the second season.
Jenna-Louise Coleman ( Lindsay Hu ghes )
Waterloo Street was considered one of Jenna-Louise Coleman’s first TV roles.
She joined as Lindsay Hughes in 2009, the identical 12 months she left Emmerdale after taking part in Jasmine Thomas – the daughter of vicar Ashley – for 4 years.
After Waterloo Street, Jenna’s profession went from power to power.
She went on to seem in Physician Who in addition to numerous dramas together with Titanic, The Cry and Inside No.9.
Two of Jenna’s largest roles had been as Queen Victoria in ITV drama collection, Victoria, and earlier this 12 months in BBC’s gripping real-life story, The Serpent, the place she performed Marie-Andrée Leclerc.
Tina O’Brien (Bex Fisher)
Rebecca “Bex” Fisher was considerably of a silent character as she was lacking when her household joined Waterloo Street. .
However the hardened college woman returned in collection six and it was revealed she was abused within the porn trade.
The character was performed by Tina O’Brien who at that time was already famed for enjoying Sarah Platt in Coronation Avenue.
The Rusholme actress additionally appeared in Youngsters’s Ward in 1997, The Cops in 1998 and Clocking Off earlier than becoming a member of the ITV cleaning soap in 1999.
Tina left Corrie in 2007 , showing in Waterloo Street from 2010 to 2011.
She later returned to Weatherfield in 2015 and has been there ever since, however not earlier than starring within the 2010 collection of Strictly Come Dancing .
Tina has additionally arrange her personal drama college and casting company, The Drama Mob, with courses going down in Didsbury.
Denise Welch (Steph Haydock)
Denise Welch performed motherly French instructor Steph Haydock in Waterloo Street from the primary collection up till 2010.
Earlier than signing up for the school-based drama, the previous Coronation Avenue actress was a panellist on ITV chat present Free Girls.
She left the afternoon present in 2015 earlier than returning three years later and continues to make common appearances.
Denise additionally appeared on Dancing On Ice in 2011 partnered with Matt Evers and he or she gained Superstar Huge Brother in 2012.
Denise, who’s married to artist Lincoln Townley, is presently taking part in Trish Minniver in Channel 4 cleaning soap Hollyoaks.
Her sons Matthew and Louis are additionally within the highlight, with Matty the lead singer of The 1975 and sibling Louis showing in Emmerdale.
George Sampson (Kyle Stack)
George, from Warrington, shot to fame when he gained Britain’s Acquired Expertise together with his Singin’ within the Rain dance routine.
George, who opened his personal dance college after his success on BGT, went on to win quite a lot of TV roles, together with on BBC drama Waterloo Street.
In 2011 he performed troubled pupil Kyle Stack and he returned in 2013 for dramatic scenes which noticed his character threaten to leap from a roof.
In 2012 George joined the forged of Sky One comedy drama Mount Nice in its second collection and he starred within the characteristic movie StreetDance 2 as Eddie.
He performed Ryan Harred in Emmerdale in 2016 and the next 12 months George revealed he was making ready to go below the knife for a hair transplant surgical procedure on the age of simply 23, placing his hair loss all the way down to a mix of genetics, alopecia and spinning on his head.
Jason Achieved (Tom Clarkson)
Tom Clarkson was the put up fashionable instructor within the college.
Beginning out as an English instructor, Tom went on to change into head of English after which deputy head.
He was additionally the stepdad to pupils Chlo and Mika Grainger, and his son Josh joined the college in 2009.
Followers of the present had been shocked when the much-loved character, who starred on the present from collection one till 2013 and endured the transfer from Rochdale to Scotland, died.
He fell from the roof of the college making an attempt to cease troubled pupil Kyle Stack, who was performed by George Sampson, from committing suicide.
Salford-born actor Jason has since starred in Casualty, the ITV drama Lewis, Vera and the Netflix crime collection Paranoid.
This 12 months he has appeared in each Harmless on ITV and BBC One drama Time.
Phoebe Dynevor (Siobhan Mailey)
Phoebe Dynevor will now be greatest recognized for being the lead star of considered one of Netflix’ largest hits.
However it began years in the past in Waterloo Street.
The 25-year-old made her TV debut within the BBC collection when she was simply 14 years outdated.
She performed the position of college woman Siobhan Mailey for a 12 months, showing in 20 episodes within the fifth collection.
Phoebe, who’s the daughter of Corrie star Sally Dynevor, shot to worldwide fame on the finish of final 12 months for her position in Bridgerton.
The actress was the discuss of the Netflix interval drama which landed on the streaming service on Christmas Day 2020.
The collection follows the Bridgerton household together with Daphne, performed by Phoebe, as a debutante in Regency London.
And Bridgerton is ready to return for 3 extra seasons which means we’re more likely to be seeing extra of Daphne.
Earlier this 12 months Phoebe landed her first main position since starring within the first collection of the Netflix present in new Sky Authentic movie The Color Room.
Phoebe will play the position of Clarice Cliff, a legendary ceramic artist from Stoke-on-Trent who rose to fame as a key determine for ladies within the office.
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