The BEST episodes of Ackley Bridge

Every episode of Ackley Bridge ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Ackley Bridge!

The merging of two schools causes plenty of problems for headmistress Mandy who has to deal with explosive fall-outs and problem pupils.

Last Updated: 11/18/2022Network:Channel 4
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Episode 8
star
8.67
27 votes

#1 - Episode 8

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/6/2019

It's the end of an era at Ackley Bridge College as Nas struggles under the pressure of A-Level exams. Mandy and Martin force Sue to help Cory get his life back on track.

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Episode 5
star
8.43
37 votes

#2 - Episode 5

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/4/2018

Desperate to find a girlfriend, Nas downloads a dating app. Steve invites a rugby scout to watch Cory play, but tensions escalate as the pressure becomes too much.

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Episode 7
star
8.40
25 votes

#3 - Episode 7

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/30/2019

Mandy's visit to school doesn't go well when she discovers a rumour going around that Cory is the father of her baby, and Nas is horrified when Chloe outs her at a school fundraiser.

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Episode 4
star
8.38
40 votes

#4 - Episode 4

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 6/26/2018

Sami is riddled with guilt over his affair, so when he discovers that Jordan is working for Khadim, he seeks redemption by getting him off the streets and into boxing.

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Episode 1
star
8.31
39 votes

#5 - Episode 1

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/5/2018

Nas agrees to a sham engagement with Naveed, but emotions run high when she discovers a family secret.

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Episode 9
star
8.30
37 votes

#6 - Episode 9

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 7/31/2018

Cory is humiliated when he has to visit a food bank. Nas gets caught in a crossfire between Sam and Razia. Javid hatches a plan to take over the school.

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Episode 1
star
8.28
32 votes

#7 - Episode 1

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/18/2019

Nas gets an interview for a place at Oxford uni, she and best mate Missy realise their lives are rapidly heading in different directions.

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Episode 2
star
8.27
33 votes

#8 - Episode 2

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/25/2019

Kaneez and Simone anxiously wait for news on Nas and Missy. Sam recruits her cousin to seek revenge, and as the reaction rapidly escalates, behaviour spirals out of control.

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Episode 11
star
8.27
41 votes

#9 - Episode 11

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 8/14/2018

With the GCSE exams looming Missy loses her bottle and quits school in favour of starting a family with Aaron. Emma recruits Will in her plan to sabotage Chloe's relationship.

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Episode 5
star
8.26
27 votes

#10 - Episode 5

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/16/2019

Cory is kicked out after being caught with his dad's girlfriend. Hoping for sympathy, Cory is stunned when Naveed is appalled. Mandy gives birth and feels overwhelmed.

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Episode 10
star
8.23
35 votes

#11 - Episode 10

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/7/2018

Desperate to make it as a stand-up comic, Naveed's plans are derailed when his Mum discovers his arranged marriage to Nas was a cover, and that he's gay.

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Episode 7
star
8.21
38 votes

#12 - Episode 7

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/17/2018

Nas finally meets a girl who knocks her socks off, but their families and backgrounds put them completely at odds, and Missy and Hayley are heartbroken when Simone relapses.

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Episode 10
star
8.17
6 votes

#13 - Episode 10

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 7/15/2022

Johnny has a crisis of confidence, Fizza struggles to cope and Martin's in the firing line

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Episode 8
star
8.17
6 votes

#14 - Episode 8

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/14/2022

With Fizza, Hayley and Chloe's support, Marina faces up to her sexual assault

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Episode 10
star
8.17
12 votes

#15 - Episode 10

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 4/30/2021

It's the day before the wedding. Jules worries about Kayla, while Fizza tries to make amends, and Johnny's determined to do the right thing.

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Episode 2
star
8.15
41 votes

#16 - Episode 2

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 6/12/2018

Jordan offers to help with baby Jamie's christening. Cory lashes out during Rugby practice, and Missy finds herself at the mercy of a loan shark.

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Episode 12
star
8.13
39 votes

#17 - Episode 12

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired 8/21/2018

Jordan fears he hasn't done enough revision to get into the college that he wants to go to, and Mandy is offered a lifeline that forces her to question her loyalty to Sadiq.

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Episode 9
star
8.00
6 votes

#18 - Episode 9

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired 7/15/2022

Fizza gets a distressing call, Kyle steals an exam paper, and Asma realises she needs help

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Episode 6
star
7.97
39 votes

#19 - Episode 6

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 7/10/2018

Missy is totally freaked out when Aaron confesses his love for her, while Hayley is humiliated by a message stream that circulates around the school about her sexual relationship with Riz.

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Episode 3
star
7.95
40 votes

#20 - Episode 3

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 6/19/2018

Kaneez is still reeling from the revelation of Iqbal's secret family, and Missy is desperate for her loved ones to come to terms with her boyfriend.

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Episode 7
star
7.93
15 votes

#21 - Episode 7

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 4/27/2021

Johnny takes part in a boxing match to pay off a debt, while Martin tries to persuade him not to leave school. And can Kayla work out where she stands?

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Episode 8
star
7.93
40 votes

#22 - Episode 8

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 7/24/2018

Mandy's abusive dad turns up at the school suffering from dementia. She returns to the estate where she grew up to find that her mum can't cope with the situation.

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Episode 3
star
7.85
33 votes

#23 - Episode 3

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/2/2019

Kaneez is stunned when Rashid proposes. Mandy is keen to unite the two communities, but her article for a far-right newspaper backfires and things get violent.

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Episode 8
star
7.85
13 votes

#24 - Episode 8

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 4/28/2021

Fizza learns the shocking truth about her mum's attack. Martin enlists the help of 'Jane' from the dating app to stop the sale of the school field.

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Episode 7
star
7.83
6 votes

#25 - Episode 7

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired 7/14/2022

Marina catches a boy's eye, but things take a shocking turn. Asma and Hassan go on a date.

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