Ackley Bridge spoilers: Naveed Haider left heartbroken after Cory Wilson plot twist

Desperate to make it as a stand-up comic, Naveed (played by Gurjeet Singh) plans were derailed when his mum discovered his arranged marriage to Nas Paracha (Amy Leigh Hickman) was a cover, and that he’s gay. Kicked out of home, Naveed was supported by best friend Cory (Sam Retford), who he later slept with. While […]

Ackley Bridge spoilers: Viewers in tears at brutal domestic abuse scene

Ackley Bridge viewers saw Jordan Wilson (Samuel Bottomley) get himself into further debt, leading him to make mistakes and get himself into trouble. The school informed Jordan’s dad, who in turn gave him a beating when he returned home. Jordan exploded at his father and blamed him for his mother walking out on them. His […]

Ackley Bridge series 2 cast: Who is in the cast of Ackley Bridge on Channel 4?

Season two of English drama Ackley Bridge started on Channel 4 this week. Episode one kicked off on Tuesday and the series is set to air every Tuesday night at 8pm. This season contains 12 episodes, which is great news for fans as season one contained just six. Ackley Bridge follows a Yorkshire town where […]

Last night's TV reviewed: The Passengers That Took On The Train Line and Ackley Bridge

This Ealing film, about doughty villagers defending a tiny branch railway from extinction, came out ten years before the 1963 Beeching Report, in which many such rail lines did indeed bite the dust. Like so many Ealing classics, it’s about a way of life under threat, and a feisty community refusing to lie down and […]

EastEnders' Jo Joyner on new Channel 4 drama Ackley Bridge

CHANNEL 4 Jo as head teacher Mandy Carter with the cast of Ackley Bridge Jo Joyner has barely been out of work for two decades, starring as brassy northern women in series such as No Angels, Clocking Off, Ordinary Lies, Mount Pleasant and now Channel 4’s new schools drama, Ackley Bridge.  What’s odd is that […]