Tyler Fayose takes the lead in a new BBC school drama series, Phoenix Rise.

Produced by BBC Studios Kids & Family Productions, Phoenix Rise follows a diverse group of teenagers who are taking their first tentative steps back into mainstream education after being excluded. Each episode will follow one of the characters as the optimism and fun of teenage life is set against the challenges they face in and out of the classroom.

Tyler takes the role of Jamie Stewart, the head teacher who fights to give the children a second chance and integrate them back into school life.

The series arrives on BBC iPlayer in 2023, find out more here.