The BBC announced in April that it was calling time on schools drama Waterloo Road after ten series.
The Corporation praised the show at the time and insisted that the decision was taken in order to free up the schedule to newer ideas.
However the drama’s former star Angela Griffin has provided an interesting theory about why she thinks the show was really axed.
Speaking to this week’s Radio Times magazine, the actress who played teacher Kim Campbell for the first five series, reveals: “I’m really sad about it! All different ages can watch and find something to identify with. But I think Educating Essex and Educating Yorkshire became its competition and it’s tough to compete with real-life stories.”
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