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Ahead of the Class (2005)

TV Movie | 94 min | Drama

Drama based on real-life events. Marie Stubbs, a diminutive Glaswegian headmistress who is coming up to retirement age, takes on one last challenge: to improve the fortunes of St George's School in north west London which was facing ...See moreDrama based on real-life events. Marie Stubbs, a diminutive Glaswegian headmistress who is coming up to retirement age, takes on one last challenge: to improve the fortunes of St George's School in north west London which was facing closure after the notorious murder of its previous headmaster, Philip Lawrence, in 1995 as he was breaking up a fight between his pupils and those from a rival school. Written by Anonymous See less
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Robert Jones (adaptation) | Marie Stubbs (book)
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Daniel Hubbard (as Dan Hubbard)
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Jan 30, 2005 (United Kingdom)

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Julie Walters
Marie Stubbs Marie Stubbs   See fewer
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Inday Ba
Trudy Gower (as N'Deaye Ba) Trudy Gower (as N'Deaye Ba)   See fewer
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Reece Dinsdale
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Michelle Fairley
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Danny Nussbaum
Tomas Moreira Tomas Moreira   See fewer
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Tony Slattery
Stuart Stiles Stuart Stiles   See fewer
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Hannah Yelland
Tracey O'Leary Tracey O'Leary   See fewer
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Amy Jo Lamb
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Neville Jason
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Kate Lonergan
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Rosalind March
Tara Baker Tara Baker   See fewer
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7.2 / 10 | 227 votes