Do you want to laugh and fell pity at the same time? Are you fond of such mixture of genres as drama and comedy? If your answer is yes, you should get acquainted with the heroes of the serial under the title “The Dumping Ground”. Now the series is at its fourth stage and we are hoping for the fifth chapter to be put to broadcast in the near future.
Background: behind-the-scene crew, acting cast, debuts of the first and the latest seasons
The serial is considered to be about life of children in the care house. The story is founded on Jacqueline Wilson’s book under the same title. The studio which is responsible for the fabrication of the story is reckoned to be BBC. The executive crew is composed of such names as Foz Allan, Lis Steele, in collaboration with Lucy Martin.
The premiere os the first episode of the pioneer season was held as far back as 3 years ago. The latest fourth season has been brought to broadcast at the end of January this year.
The acting cast includes such actors and actresses as Amy-Leigh Hickman, Mia McKenna-Bruce, Kia Pegg, Reece Buttery, Philip Graham Scott, Sarah Rayson, Stacy Liu, Miles Butler-Hughton, and some others.
Plot summary: main characters, place of action, problems depicted in the story
The plot presents both drama and comedy genre characterisitics. The action place is Ashdene Ridge care home. The main characters are children living there and the care workers and teachers. Children face various problems concerning the relationships with each other and the caretakers. They are taught life lessons, sometimes very hard and ruthless.
The plot is thus very captivating and insightful as it is about children who have no parents beside them, only teachers and care workers who are trying to bring them up and make good people from them.
What is about the ratings of the show?
The rating level of the show is quite inspiring for the developers to continue the story. On IMDb, for example, the score is about 8 points from 10. Other websites are showing practically the same ranking in the lists of different entertaining show.
The show was awarded and nominated. It has received such awards, for instance, as British Academy Children’s Award and Writers’ Guild of Great Britain Award.
The viewers’ number, however, is considered to be not so high. It constitutes about 0.5 million people. However, it doesn’t influence the total rating that is quite promising in fact.
When can we expect the launch of the fifth season?
Currently, the series is broadcast in the form of the new fourth season. That’s why there is no reason so far to ring the alarm bell that the following fifth season of the series isn’t scheduled so far officially.
So we are unaware currently about The Dumping Ground season 5 release date as well as about the possibility of its resumption. So stay tuned in order to keep abreast of the new announcements coming from the reliable resources.