Ahead of the Class (2005)
Movie: Ahead of the Class
- Director: Adrian Shergold
- Stars: Julie Walters, Inday Ba, Reece Dinsdale, Michelle Fairley, Danny Nussbaum, Tony Slattery, Hannah Yelland, Anton Lesser, Adrian Rawlins, Frances Gold, Amy Jo Lamb, Calum MacNab, Heshima Thompson, Dan Anthony, Tina Asihene
- Release Date: January 30, 2005
- Run Time: 94 min
- Genre: Drama
Drama based on real-life events. Marie Stubbs, a diminutive Glaswegian headmistress who is coming up to retirement age, takes on one last challenge: to improve the fortunes of St George\’s School in north west London which was facing closure after the notorious murder of its previous headmaster, Philip Lawrence, in 1995 as he was breaking up a fight between his pupils and those from a rival school.