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 2, Christmas Special is repeated on BBC1 on Wednesday 23rd December at 1:05am.

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

Tuesday 28th August 2012
BBC Three
30 minutes

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


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).


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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