Eric "Ziggy" Greaves

School Days: 1986-1989

Ziggy was the happy-go-lucky chancer in E2. With a nickname inspired by David Bowie's repertoire (and a fondness for spiders), he came to Grange Hill from Liverpool when his family moved to take up work in the area. Soon he became a popular member of the class. Ziggy had a laid-back attitude to school; along with sidekick Robbie he'd be involved in all sorts of scrapes from donkey-smuggling to keeping Imelda Davis at bay. His heart was always in the right place; he'd stick up for his mates and was game for anything. Unfortunately this would often mean getting roped in to whatever moneymaking scheme Gonch had going. A passionate Liverpool supporter, Ziggy was a regular on Grange Hill's soccer teams and got involved with Radio Grange Hill. Romance was not Ziggy's strong point; he almost missed his chance with his dream girl, Georgina Hayes. Ziggy left Grange Hill after completing his GCSEs and would be missed by classmates and teachers.

ZIGGY'S SCHOOL REPORT
Series 9:
Ziggy arrives at Grange Hill from Liverpool and the others make fun of his accent. On his first day Ziggy pushes Imelda in the pond; she takes revenge by stuffing fibreglass down his back. Ziggy teams up with Robbie and spends all year exacting revenge on Imelda.

Series 10: Ziggy, Robbie and Helen help Mr Griffiths smuggle Harriet the donkey into school. When Danny falls ill, Ziggy plans a sponsored climb onto the school roof to raise money for his treatment. He cheats and Bronson exposes him in front of the crowd. Ziggy confronts Imelda for stealing the funds and is part of the Radio Grange Hill sit-in.

Series 11: Ziggy's father has been made redundant and he fears he'll have to return to Liverpool. Louise Webb saves him with an offer of accommodation. While roped in to Gonch's babysitting scam, Ziggy has to cope with Karen's unwelcome advances.

Series 12: Despite his protests, Ziggy buckles and joins Gonch's computer dating scam. He's desperate to hook Georgina and she wants him too; both turn up to the end-of-year prom with no partner. Gonch pairs them up just in time - Ziggy is leaving for Liverpool.

Reason for leaving: Completed his GCSEs in 1989 and returned to Liverpool to rejoin his family.

ASSOCIATES: Robbie Wright, Gonch Gardner, Ronnie Birtles, Imelda Davis, Helen Kelly, Georgina Hayes.

CURRENT WHEREABOUTS: Ziggy returned to Liverpool straight after leaving Grange Hill, and is believed to still be there.

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