NAME: Christopher Mead
OCCUPATION: Science Teacher & Deputy Headteacher
ARRIVED AT WATERLOO ROAD: Series 5, Episode 1
PORTRAYED BY: William Ash
In his early thirties and born and bred in Cheshire, Christopher is the son of self-made working class parents. Ambitious and attractive, he followed his parents' example on leaving school and won himself a high-powered job in the city, where he excelled at chasing big bucks.
When he lost his job Christopher turned to education as a stopgap, but discovered his true calling as a science teacher and soon found himself zooming up the ranks to become Max's Deputy Head. Christopher soon becomes one of the most popular members of staff at Waterloo Road – especially among the female pupils.GO BACK TO CHARACTERS