Waterloo Road episode 15photographs by Alan Peebles

Lorraine Donnegan

Played by Daniela Denby-Ashe

A wealthy, self-made business woman, Lorraine credits much of her success with Michael’s inspirational teaching when she was a teenager. Proud of her achievements, she can be kind and ruthless in equal measure. Waterloo Road is her attempt to give something back – but her views on what makes a school great will prove to be very different than Michael’s…