Grange Hill

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From Skins to Sex Education: seven of the best TV school dramas
Before the launch of the BBC’s Phoenix Rise, we revisit some of the top shows about high school teens

Alexi Duggins

24, Feb, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Gwyneth Powell obituary
Actor best known for her role as the no-nonsense headteacher Mrs McClusky in Grange Hill

Toby Hadoke

14, Sep, 2022 @11:33 AM

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Nicholas Donnelly obituary
Other lives: Actor best known as Mr MacKenzie, the woodwork teacher in Grange Hill

Angela Singer

24, Jan, 2022 @10:40 AM

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The Guardian view on Grange Hill and The Wonder Years: old-school drama for new times | Editorial
Editorial: The revival and reboot of two classic coming-of-age series can deliver more than just nostalgia


07, Jan, 2022 @6:25 PM

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School closures, grieving students and social media slang: Phil Redmond on his plans for Grange Hill – the Movie
At 72, the Brookside creator is returning to his first and greatest creation. He thinks it could teach the government a thing or two

Gabriel Tate

05, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Alan Hawkshaw obituary
Composer who wrote the theme tunes for Channel 4 News and Grange Hill, and the music to accompany the Countdown clock

Spencer Leigh

25, Oct, 2021 @4:57 PM

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Alan Hawkshaw, Countdown and Grange Hill composer, dies aged 84
Leeds-born musician and producer worked with artists such as Barbra Streisand and was sampled in numerous hip-hop tracks

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

17, Oct, 2021 @10:47 AM

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Michelle Gayle: ‘They said don’t leave EastEnders – I never regretted it’
From Grange Hill to the West End, via Eurovision and the Brit awards, the star has built multiple careers. She talks about stage-school pressure, TV diversity and playing Hermione in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Arifa Akbar

13, Oct, 2021 @8:41 AM

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Garbage’s Shirley Manson: ‘Grange Hill was my best friend – it saved my life’
Ahead of a reissue of her band’s classic Beautiful Garbage, the Scottish frontwoman remembers her teenage passions, from the fiction that terrified her to the Edinburgh nightclub that set her free

As told to Dave Simpson

09, Sep, 2021 @2:43 PM

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Tony Armatrading obituary
Stage and screen actor who enjoyed success with the RSC and in many TV and film roles, including Empire Road and Notting Hill

Michael Coveney

16, May, 2021 @3:10 PM

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‘Grange Hill was bigger than Love Island’: the rise of nostalgia TV
From The Sopranos to The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air, archive content has never been more popular. What do our choices say about the nation’s psyche?

Toby Moses

06, Mar, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Anna Quayle obituary
Multitalented actor best remembered as Baroness Bomburst in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Toby Hadoke

04, Oct, 2019 @4:47 PM

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