TUESDAY 5 JUNE 2018
The acclaimed school drama series set in a Yorkshire mill town returns.
Ackley Bridge explores modern Britain with irreverence, wit, close-to-the-knuckle humour, larger-than-life characters and big-hearted stories that affect the friendships, family life and relationships of teachers and pupils.
In a bid to disguise her sexuality, Nas (Amy-Leigh Hickman) has agreed to a sham engagement with Naveed (Gurjeet Singh) - who is also in the closet. But, reeling from the discovery of a family secret, she struggles to continue the lie and emotions run high at the family engagement dinner.
Mandy (Jo Joyner) is under pressure from Sadiq (Adil Ray) as both the Year 7 intake and exam results have plummeted, forcing her to instigate a strict academic regime that causes uproar among staff and students alike.
Emma (Liz White) and Mandy's friendship is tested when they clash over the decision and Emma allows the students to protest.
On Sami's (Arsher Ali) wedding day Emma struggles to hide her feelings for him. Meanwhile, Missy (Poppy Lee Friar) and Nas cause trouble for Jordan when they steal his drugs money.