Six years after being off the telly screens, Waterloo Road season 11 is happening. And here at Otakukart, we’re letting you know everything we managed to scoop from the internet. Firstly, the TV drama began in 2006 and ran for nearly a decade. The last season was aired back in 2015. But it seems that the good folks at BBC One decided to give the show one more chance. In consequence, Waterloo Road season 11 will happen with a fresh approach to today’s issues. This reboot will take place in Greater Manchester and goes in line with what the network plans to do with future drama productions.
Cameron Roach will reprise his role as executive producer and showrunner for Waterloo Road with his new production company. Rope Ladder Fiction and Wall to Wall will handle all the production aspects for this new series. Moreover, the series will aim to tell stories from students’ points of view in post-Covid Britain. Considering that students took a heavy burden when the pandemic struck last year, it will be a very fresh approach indeed. Now jump with us here at Otakukart as we share with you details on this upcoming production by BBC One.
Waterloo Road Season 11 Plot
This series will have the focus on education in the UK is brighter than ever, with knowledge of the difficulties that teachers, parents, and students confront becoming even more apparent in the middle of the continuing epidemic. Waterloo Road will draw on its long tradition of presenting fascinating and compelling human tales while addressing today’s most pressing problems. Additionally, Piers Wenger, BBC Drama Director, said: “Waterloo Road is the ideal lens for exploring post-Covid Britain from the eyes of those who have perhaps been most affected: young people in education.
“We are delighted to be returning to this great format – with its thrills and spills, irresistible characters, and high drama – at a time when viewers across the UK need it the most, and to be working with the brilliant Cameron Roach and Wall To Wall on its return.”This suggests that the upcoming season of Waterloo Road will be packed with a drama based on current problems that teachers, parents, and students are dealing with.
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What was the original Waterloo Road about?
The drama, originally broadcast on BBC One and subsequently BBC Three from 2006 to 2015, followed life at schools in Rochdale (for the first seven seasons) and afterward Greenock. It helped launch the careers of Bridgerton actors Rege-Jean Page and Phoebe Dynevor, as well as Adam Thomas from Emmerdale and Jenna Coleman from Doctor Who. Despite its absence from television schedules, the show gained a new following when the boxset was published on BBC iPlayer in 2019. According to the company, the program was especially successful with younger and more varied viewers.
Waterloo Road Release Date & Cast
Waterloo Road season 11 doesn’t have a release date yet. And that’s because BBC One just announced the show in the works. As soon as they drop the release date. We will post an update for you right here at Otakukart. Still, if you want to watch the original series. You can do that on BBC iPlayer. Bear in mind that you require a British TV license for the streaming to work due to geolocation restrictions within the United Kingdom. Sometimes —and depending on the provider— a VPN will circumvent this issue, but it’s unreliable.
As it’s still early days on the revived show, we do not have any info on casting just yet. However, BBC has promised more information will be coming soon! The original Waterloo Road featured plenty of well-known actors over the years, including Regé-Jean Page (he worked in Bridgerton) and Phoebe Dynevor, Jenna Coleman (from Doctor Who) Tina O’Brien from Coronation Street, George Sampson, Denise Welch, Angela Griffin (from Help), Neil Morrissey (from Line of Duty), and Chelsee Healey, among others! With that, we conclude our coverage of Waterloo Road season 11 here at Otakukart. Thank you for reading this article. And please keep coming back for more updates on all your favorite series and shows. Remember that we post daily updates!