THREE young actors will make their primetime on-screen debuts when the secondary school drama Waterloo Road returns tonight.

Nathan Gray, 13, from Leigh, Wickford lad Bobby Lockwood, 12, and Charlie Benjamin, 13, who lives in Hockley, will line-up alongside an all-star cast in the BBC1 series.

Former EastEnders and Strictly Come Dancing favourite Jill Halfpenny and ex-Coronation Street actresses Angela Griffin and Denise Welch are just three of the many well-known faces who will join Nathan, Bobby and Charlie in the show.

The young trio were cast after training at the Singer Stage School in Leigh.

Published Thursday, March 9, 2006