The creator of much-loved children’s TV drama Grange Hill, Phil Redmond, has revealed that he’s written the script for a movie version of the show.

If you had this on your 2022 movie bingo card, then fair play to you. It’s been revealed that the children’s television drama Grange Hill – that rose to such heights in the 1980s that its cast sang its anti-drugs song to Nancy Reagan on the White House lawn -is set for a returning.

Phil Redmond, the creator of the show, has revealed in an interview with The Guardian that he’s penned a script for a feature film version of the show. Furthermore, the film of Grange Hill is set to be with us potentially by the end of the year. Celyn Jones is co-writing.

Redmond has revealed that the cast will include old faces and new ones, although he’s not at this stage being drawn on the specifics of it. As we get further news, we’ll let you know.

For the minute, we’ll leave you with the Grange Hill cast singing Just Say No, from all the way back in 1986….

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