ACKLEY Bridge is back for another series – and there isn't long to wait.
The award winning Channel 4 school drama is back on our screens for season 5.
Ackley Bridge season 5: How many episodes will there be?
There will be ten episodes in Ackley Bridge season 5 for you to enjoy.
Two episodes will air every Monday night on Channel 4.
The double bill will start at 10pm and end at 11pm.
All episodes will be available to watch on All 4 after they have aired – you can also watch past series' on there as well.
Did Ackley Bridge leave on a cliffhanger?
Season five will begin with the aftermath Johnny, Kayla, and Fizza's love triangle as the group attempts to navigate the second half of the school year.
Viewers will recall Fizza's romantic history with Johnny, which added to the tension when he abandoned his fiancée Rose at the altar to run away with Fizza's best friend Kayla.
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As for the adults, Martin continues to feel pressure in his role as headteacher when his job is scrutinised by Ken and when new teacher Asma arrives to stir things up, things only get worse for him.
Meanwhile, Kaneez is back at school and faces her most difficult challenge yet when new boy Kyle makes it his mission to cause some trouble.
Rebecca Holdsworth, Channel 4's Commissioning Editor, said: "I’m thrilled to be revisiting Ackley Bridge to see what is in store for our pupils and teachers. Series five promises the same trademark mix of funny, heartfelt and hard-hitting stories."
George Ormond, Executive Producer, The Forge, added: "We’re delighted to be back for another series in our rowdy school and our left-behind town. It’s been a lot of fun coming up with series 5 and we can’t wait to share it."
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When does Ackley Bridge premiere and how can I watch?
The new 10-part series of Ackley Bridge starts on Channel 4 on Monday July 11, 2022 at 10pm.
Season 5sees Top Boy actor Ashley Walters make his TV directorial debut for the first five episodes.
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"As an actor’s director, Ashley has empathy," lead actor Rob James-Collier told Whattowatch.com. “Every time he gave a note during filming, it was insightful and said in a collaborative, non-patronising way.
"It was a pleasure to be directed by him.”
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