Wednesday 20 February 2019

Class Dismissed – teenage actress celebrates exam results

Charleigh Adams also appeared in Peter Kay’s Care Share.

Charleigh Adams hopes to study languages at university (Mark Power)
Charleigh Adams hopes to study languages at university (Mark Power)

By Sherna Noah, Press Association Senior Entertainment Correspondent

Young actress Charleigh Adams is celebrating her GCSE results.

The 16-year-old has appeared as Jessica Bedford, a friend of Amy Barlow, in episodes of Coronation Street and has featured in Peter Kay’s Car Share.

Adams, who was also one of the main characters, Emily, in CBBC show Class Dismissed, is celebrating six nines and five eights in her GCSEs.

Charleigh Adams with a children’s Bafta (Bolton School)

Adams, who attends independent school Bolton School Girls’ Division, said: “The best things about acting are the people you meet and getting the experience of it all.

“It’s such a surreal but interesting career. The hardest thing is the long hours when you’re filming, especially in the summer holidays – but it’s worth it.”

Adams hopes to study languages at university.

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