Jane Asher to appear in Waterloo Road

Jane Asher is to guest-star in an episode of BBC One’s school drama Waterloo Road.

Jane Asher in Holby City, BBC One.

Digital Spy reports the actress will play a school inspector who turns up to evaluate the school’s progress following its previous problems. The reports suggest the actress will appear in just a single episode of the drama.

Jane Asher previously played Lady Byrne in fellow BBC One drama Holby City and Angel Samson, the glamorous Hotel owner, in Crossroads of 2003.

Jane Asher in Wish Me Luck, LWT for ITV.

Jane Asher appears in CBBC series The Sarah Jane Adventures, a Doctor Who spin-off.

Her other notable roles include Queen Charlotte in The Palace, Sally in The Old Guys, Faith Ashley in Wish Me Luck and Celia Ryder in Brideshead Revisited.

The actress has also made guest appearances in The Sarah Jane Adventures, Tales of the Unexpected, Murder Most Horrid, New Tricks and episodes of both Poirot and Miss Marple.

Jane Asher as super-bitch Angel Samson in Crossroads, Carlton for ITV.

The cast of The Palace for ITV, including Jane Asher, second left.