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

Following Pickwell's departure, Mr Fraser appoints Alfie writer and director of the annual Christmas play: will it be Robocop or The Nutcracker? Miss Gulliver's keen that he and his class help at the soup kitchen.

Further details

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

It is time for the Abbey Grove Christmas Play and with Miss Pickwell no longer around Mr Fraser decides Alfie is the obvious replacement to direct this year's production. But with the class undecided about whether to put on the Nutcracker or Robocop, will Alfie's decision to write and direct a plot mash-up of Robocracker and casting school bully Grayson as co-lead prove successful?

Mitchell decides to do something lovely for Alfie and invite his estranged mother (Frances Barber) to the play, but will Mr Fraser and Mitchell come up with a good enough reason to lure her over from Spain with her new husband Javier (Jake Canuso)?

And will Miss Gulliver manage to persuade Alfie and his class to volunteer at the soup kitchen where Greg McHugh's Scottish tramp makes quite an impression?

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 17th December 2013
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
    Guest cast
    Jake Canuso Javier
    Frances Barber Alfie's Mum
    Greg McHugh Bonehead
    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
    Jack Whitehall Associate Producer
    Peter Oliver Editor
    Dennis De Groot Production Designer
    Vince Pope Composer

    Video

    The Trust Exercise

    Alfie and his class do a trust exercise to create a loyal, trusting and happy environment.

    Featuring: Jack Whitehall (Alfie), Sarah Solemani (Miss Gulliver), Layton Williams (Stephen), Ethan Lawrence (Joe), Nikki Runeckles (Chantelle), Jack Binstead (Rem Dogg), Jack Bence (Grayson), Charlie Wernham (Mitchell).

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