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Channel 4 releases the first trailer for new 8pm drama Ackley Bridge

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Things are changing in the Yorkshire mill town of Ackley Bridge. Previously the Asian and white communities have rarely mixed. Now, as their two comprehensive schools have merged, lives and cultures are set to collide. With lessons about to be learnt in and out of the classroom, education may not be the first thing on the agenda …

Heralding Channel 4’s return to 8pm week night drama the 6x60’ series is created by Ayub Khan Din (East is East), Kevin Erlis (Shameless) and Malcolm Campbell (Shameless, What Richard Did), directed by Penny Woolcock (Tina Goes Shopping, Mischief Night, The Death of Klinghoffer, 1 Day) and written by Malcolm Campbell, Anya Reiss, Ishy Din, Suhayla el-Bushra and Ayub Khan Din.

Ackley Bridge is due to satrt in June.

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