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Series 1, Episode 2 - Sex Education

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

Abbey Grove School parents are worried about the impending arrival of the French exchange students, after Jean Claude and his French classmates ran riot leaving a wake of lovestruck teenagers behind them the previous year.

This year, Fraser is determined to prove to the angry parents that he has got everything under control, especially with his right-hand man Alfie by his side. But is Alfie really the right man to entrust with a sex education class?

Broadcast details

Tuesday 21st August 2012
BBC Three
30 minutes


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Cast & crew

Layton Williams Stephen
Charlie Wernham Mitchell
Mathew Horne Fraser
Jack Whitehall Alfie
Sarah Solemani Miss Gulliver
Ethan Lawrence Joe
Nikki Runeckles Chantelle
Kae Alexander Jing
Jack Binstead Rem Dogg
Jack Bence Grayson
Michelle Gomez Pickwell
Leila Hoffman Mrs Mollinson
Guest cast
Jason Barnett Mr Smith
Jake Davies Glitorish Pupil
Gilles Geary Dirk
Susy Kane Mrs Lythgoe
Kelechi Nwanokwi Shazanay
Chantelle Prince Sexy Dancer
Liz Sutherland Librarian
Hilary Whitehall Mrs Carmichael (Stephen's Mum)
Lewis Macleod Mr Mollinson (Voice)
Writing team
Jack Whitehall Writer
Simon Carlyle Script Editor
Jeremy Dyson Script Editor
Ben Cavey Writer (Additional Material)
Freddy Syborn Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Ben Gosling Fuller Director
Pippa Brown Producer
Ben Cavey Producer
Chris Sussman Executive Producer
Sophie Clarke-Jervoise Executive Producer
Ben Blaine Editor
Chris Blaine Editor
Dennis De Groot Production Designer
Vince Pope Composer


Alfie caught leaving the girls' toilets

Grayson catches Alfie and Joe leaving the girls' toilet together and blackmail ensues over a compromising photo.

Featuring: Jack Bence (Grayson), Ethan Lawrence (Joe) & Jack Whitehall (Alfie).

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