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, Episode 3 - Self Defence

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

Further details

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

A new computer game craze hits Abbey Grove School that has got the children imitating a dangerous move called the 'blitz kick'.

Fraser decides to buy a copy of the game to see what all the fuss is about but inadvertently turns his staff into addicts as well.

Alfie decides to support his beloved Miss Gulliver in taking a stand against all this violence by organising a weapons amnesty. While Fraser hires a very inappropriate self-defence tutor, Preet, to help demonstrate the dangers of violence.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 28th August 2012
Time
10pm
Channel
BBC Three
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Jack Whitehall Alfie
    Mathew Horne Fraser
    Sarah Solemani Miss Gulliver
    Layton Williams Stephen
    Ethan Lawrence Joe
    Nikki Runeckles Chantelle
    Kae Alexander Jing
    Jack Binstead Rem Dogg
    Jack Bence Grayson
    Charlie Wernham Mitchell
    Michelle Gomez Pickwell
    Leila Hoffman Mrs Mollinson
    Guest cast
    Ayden Callaghan Ron
    Hannah Waddingham Loretta
    Harry Peacock Preet
    Tommy Campbell Self Defence Narrator (Voice)
    Writing team
    Jack Whitehall Writer
    Freddy Syborn Writer
    Simon Carlyle Script Editor
    Jeremy Dyson Script Editor
    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

    Videos

    Get Him in his Yam Yams

    Preet demonstrates self-defence techniques to the class much to Alfie's horror and pain.

    Featuring: Jack Whitehall (Alfie), Harry Peacock (Preet).

    Preet

    Alfie meets Preet who Fraser has employed to help tackle the school's violence problems.

    Featuring: Jack Whitehall (Alfie), Mathew Horne (Fraser), Harry Peacock (Preet).

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