Bad Education. Alfie (Jack Whitehall). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Bad Education

BBC Three sitcom about a bad teacher. 19 episodes (3 series), 2012 - 2014. Stars Jack Whitehall, Mathew Horne, Sarah Solemani, Layton Williams and others.

Series 1

Bad Education. Image shows from L to R: Joe (Ethan Lawrence), Alfie (Jack Whitehall), Jing (Kae Alexander). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

1. Parents' Evening

First broadcast: Tuesday 14th August 2012

Parents' evening is a nightmare unlike any other for Alfie, and today he's also got a pile of mock exams to mark before fierce deputy headmistress Pickwell fails his entire class.

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Bad Education. Alfie (Jack Whitehall). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

2. Sex Education

First broadcast: Tuesday 21st August 2012

Alfie becomes embroiled in a web of horror when an exercise in parental appeasement goes disastrously wrong. It's not long before he finds himself leading a sex education class in front of students, parents, angry Mumsnet users, and a couple of foreign exchange students...

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Bad Education. Image shows from L to R: Preet (Harry Peacock), Alfie (Jack Whitehall). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

3. Self Defence

First broadcast: Tuesday 28th August 2012

When Miss Gulliver raises concern about a popular but extremely violent new videogame, Alfie helps her to organise a school weapons amnesty.

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Bad Education. Ennis (David Bradley). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

4. School Trip

First broadcast: Tuesday 4th September 2012

Banned from organising his own trip after a disastrous previous outing, Alfie's class are sent on Miss Gulliver's field trip to a combined petting zoo and ink museum.

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Bad Education. Fraser (Mathew Horne). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

5. Football Match

First broadcast: Tuesday 11th September 2012

Alfie reveals a hidden talent when the annual football match between Abbey Grove and the school he attended, Middleton House, approaches. Will the benefit scroungers pull it off, or Middleton's snooty toff boys who clinch the win?

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Bad Education. Image shows from L to R: Alfie (Jack Whitehall), Miss Gulliver (Sarah Solemani), Grayson (Jack Bence). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

6. Politics

First broadcast: Tuesday 18th September 2012

Fraser's on professional suspension after an unfortunate incident involving a projector. With the school elections due to take place, Pickwell's determined that to show the governors that she can run something successfully, and Alfie's keen to show Miss Gulliver he can take politics seriously.


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Series Trailer

The trailer for Bad Education, a BBC Three sitcom about Alfie, the worst teacher ever to grace the British education system, and a bigger kid than his students.

Featuring: Jack Whitehall (Alfie), Mathew Horne (Fraser), Sarah Solemani (Miss Gulliver), Michelle Gomez (Pickwell).