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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, Episode 1 - Swimming Gala

It's the school's annual swimming gala and Alfie - riding high on love for Miss Gulliver - finds himself engaging in a bet over his class's performance against Pickwell.

Further details

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

Abbey Grove's new term kicks off with the annual swimming gala and headmaster Mr Fraser decides to pay homage to the fact the UK recently hosted the greatest show on earth, Splash, by ending it with their very own synchronised diving competition.

Alfie and his class don't usually take part in the gala, but lured by a cash bet with deputy headmistress Miss Pickwell he decides to bribe them with a group trip to a restaurant and enter the event.

The first day back is also a chance for Alfie to catch up with his girlfriend Miss Gulliver, but he's shocked to find out that he isn't in a relationship with her at all, and even more shocked to find out who she is actually dating.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 3rd September 2013
Time
10pm
Channel
BBC Three
Length
30 minutes

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    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
    Guest cast
    Jason Barnett Mr Smith
    Sue Vincent Joy
    Writing team
    Jack Whitehall Writer
    Freddy Syborn Writer
    Simon Carlyle Script Editor
    Jeremy Dyson Script Editor
    Aiden Spackman Script Editor
    Production team
    Elliot Hegarty Director
    Pippa Brown Producer
    Chris Sussman Executive Producer
    Ben Cavey Executive Producer
    Peter Oliver Editor
    Dennis De Groot Production Designer
    Vince Pope Composer

    Video

    A Little Bit of Man Power

    Alfie's attempts to display his manly prowess to Miss Gulliver backfire.

    Featuring: Jack Whitehall (Alfie), Sarah Solemani (Miss Gulliver).

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