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Children's ward Will Mellor then and now
Children's ward Will Mellor then and now

You’ll Be Surprised How Many Famous Actors Starred In Kids TV Show, Children’s Ward!

Children’s ward was a very popular TV show, which was broadcast on ITV from 1989-2000, spanning the whole of the 1990’s.

The drama series, set in the children’s ward of the fictitious ‘South Park Hospital’, tells the stories of the young patients and the staff present.

Take a look at our Children’s Ward gallery below and see if you can recognise any of the cast as they appear today.

Stephen Graham

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Stephen played Mickey Bell on the Ward and is arguably the most high-profile graduate amongst the cast.

Graham had a starring role in 2006’s This is England, playing the character, Combo.

The Liverpudlian broke into Hollywood, playing parts in Pirates of the Caribbean, Snatch and The Damned United to name a few.

Will Mellor

Children's ward Will Mellor then and now
Children’s ward Will Mellor then and now

Will Mellor played Ben Rowlingson in Children’s Ward and has had a successful TV career since.

Mellor has appeared in most Soaps since his days on the Ward as well as starring as Gaz Wilkinson in the BBC Sitcom, Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps.

Ralf Little

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Ralf Little portrayed Robbie in the ITV show, Children’s Ward.

Little has maintained a steady acting career since his time on the ward, with a lengthy role in The Royle Family, followed by five years as Jonny Keogh in the BBC Sitcom, Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps.

The Oldham actor will appear as the character, Steadfast, in the tenth series of Doctor Who. The series is due for broadcast Easter 2017.

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