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 3, Episode 5 - The Exam

Alfie is forced to sit his Biology GCSE with the rest of his class - but do cheaters ever really prosper?

Further details

Bad Education. Image shows from L to R: Maurice Hewston (Roger Allam), Alfie (Jack Whitehall). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

When Fraser discovers that Alfie didn't pass his Biology GCSE, Alfie agrees to go back to school and be taught biology by Gulliver - before sitting the exam with his own class.

While it should be the perfect opportunity to prove to Gulliver that he can motivate his class and lead by example, Alfie decides there is only one real option: cheating.

But when he discovers that the notorious, ballbreaking invigilator Mr Hewston will be overseeing the exam, it becomes clear that this will be a battle of wits.

Meanwhile Martin Wickers babysits his girlfriend's dog and Fraser organises the end-of-exam skip party.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 14th October 2014
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
Weruche Opia Cleopatra
Charlie Wernham Mitchell
Harry Enfield Martin Wickers
Guest cast
Katherine Kingsley Mrs Grayson
Roger Allam Maurice Hewston
Archie Lyndhurst Young Alfie
Frances Ward Abbey Grove Receptionist
Writing team
Jack Whitehall Writer
Freddy Syborn Writer
Jeremy Dyson Script Editor
Aiden Spackman Script Editor
Jack Whitehall Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Al Campbell Director
Pippa Brown Producer
Chris Sussman Executive Producer
Ben Cavey Executive Producer


Wickers vs. Grayson

Miss Gulliver has to step in when she finds Alfie and Frank have been fighting.

Featuring: Jack Whitehall (Alfie), Sarah Solemani (Miss Gulliver), Jack Bence (Grayson), Katherine Kingsley (Mrs Grayson), Harry Enfield (Martin Wickers).

Alfie's GCSE story

Martin dusts off his old book of yarns to tell the tale of Alfie's biology GCSE.

Featuring: Jack Whitehall (Alfie), Mathew Horne (Fraser), Harry Enfield (Martin Wickers).


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