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Hope and Glory
First Air Date: June 22, 1999
|First Aired on||:||1999|
|Created By||:||Lucy Gannon|
|Seasons/Episodes||:||16 episodes in 2 Seasons|
Hope and Glory is a BBC television drama about a comprehensive school struggling with financial, staffing and disciplinary problems, and faced with closure. It starred Lenny Henry as maverick "Superhead" Ian George, enlisted to turn around the school's fortunes. It was created by Lucy Gannon, who had previously created Soldier Soldier, and was inspired by a real head teacher named William Atkinson.