MR BRONSON ARRIVES AT GRANGE HILL
SERIES 8 – EPISODE 1
“You Boy!” was the signature call of Mr Bronson who arrived at Grange Hill in Series 8. Previously a Latin teacher at boys school, Rodney Bennett; Maurice Bronson was forced to specialise in French when his school merged with Brookdale and Grange Hill. A strict disciplinarian, Mr Bronson was feared by pupils, despite his toupee!
Michael Sheard as Mr. Bronson GRANGE HILL S8 TX 18.02.85 32661-12 BBC COPYRIGHT
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Exciting news for Grange Hill fans as Series 7 and 8 are now available to pre order on DVD. After the success of last year’s release of series 5 and 6, Eureka Entertainment have followed this up with the release of the next two series. You can order the box set here or by clicking on the image above. The box set is due to released on November 11th 2019.
What’s more, the box set also includes the previously unreleased 1981 Christmas Special, which marked the last appearance of many of the original cast!
Grange Hill Series 7 synopsis – First broadcast on 3rd January 1984 It s a new term & Zammo has a girlfriend (Jackie Wright) who goes to rival school Brookdale. Well-meaning pupil Janet makes it her mission to help Roland, but he finds her constant nagging irritating. A poolside prank during a swimming lesson has fatal consequences. N3 s countryside orienteering course descends into panic as Roland & Mr Baxter get hopelessly lost. Miss Gordon s Art club experiences a flurry of new recruits (including Pogo Patterson) as news spreads about a nude model. The term ends with a School Disco where Mrs McClusky slow dances with Mr McGuffy.
Grange Hill Series 8 synopsis – First broadcast on 18th February 1985 Grange Hill has now merged with Rodney Bennett & Brookdale causing tensions to rise; can Mrs McClusky & new Deputy Head Teacher Mr Bronson keep order? A love triangle develops as Stewpot two-times Claire with Annette; Zammo & Jackie hit a rough patch as Banksie arrives on the scene. French exchange students visit & Roland finds a friend in Fabienne. Entrepreneurial pupil pairing Gonch & Hollo devise a number of ill-fated money-making schemes during the term & Mr Bronson s wig goes missing…
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