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Kym Marsh joins cast of Waterloo Road


Waterloo Road producer, Wall to Wall, has confirmed that Kim Marsh is joining the BBC One drama.

The new series has just starting filming in Greater Manchester.

“I’m thrilled to be joining the fabulous cast of Waterloo Road, it’s such a joy to get the opportunity to film in Manchester again and I can’t wait to get going!” said Marsh, who will also be presenting the BBC’s Morning Live from Manchester.

Marsh will play Nicky Walters, a mother to 2 pupils and a school canteen worker.

Also joining the cast are Jo Coffey (EastEnders, The Witcher: Blood Origin), Vincent Jerome (Wonder Woman 1984, Transformers: The Last Knight) and  James Baxter (Still Open All Hours, Alma’s Not Normal).

“We’re incredibly excited to announce our new cast, and we believe that alongside the return of Kim Campbell we’re creating some new iconic characters for the next generation of Waterloo Road. We look forward to the audience joining them in the staff room,” said Executive Producer Cameron Roach.

The new series is a Rope Ladder Fiction and Wall to Wall North co-production and will air on BBC One and iPlayer later in the year. 

Waterloo Road’s series producer is Lindsay Williams (Coronation Street, Jamie Johnson), with Adam Leatherland producing.

Diane Ferrier is Story Producer, leading a story team of new and established talent including Yasmin Ali, Amy Coombes, Ethan Deplitch, Georgia Ince, Nana-Kofi Kufuor, Hannah Lee and Joe Morris.

The production will be working alongside BBC Writersroom to run a shadow writers’ scheme and a shadow directors’ scheme in the coming months.

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