Hope and Glory (1999)

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Hope and Glory is a BBC television drama about a comprehensive school struggling with financial, staffing and disciplinary problems, and faced with closure. It starred Lenny Henry as maverick "Superhead" Ian George, enlisted to turn around the school's fortunes.

It was created by Lucy Gannon, who had previously created Soldier Soldier, and was inspired by a real head teacher named William Atkinson.

  1. Lucy Gannon


Series Cast

  1. Richard Griffiths

    Richard Griffiths

    16 Episodes

  2. Gillian Kearney

    Gillian Kearney

    16 Episodes

  3. Clive Russell

    Clive Russell

    16 Episodes

  4. Amanda Redman

    Amanda Redman

    Debbie Bryan

    16 Episodes

  5. Philip Whitchurch

    Philip Whitchurch

    16 Episodes

  6. Lenny Henry

    Lenny Henry

    16 Episodes

  7. Lee Warburton

    16 Episodes

  8. Peter Davison

    Peter Davison

    1 Episode

  9. Gary Lewis

    Gary Lewis

    Malcolm Bird

    1 Episode

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Last Season

Hope and Glory

Season 2

2000 | 10 Episodes

Season 2 of Hope and Glory premiered on June 27, 2000.

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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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