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
    Jack Whitehall Associate Producer
    Mike Holliday Editor
    Dennis De Groot Production Designer
    Vince Pope Composer


    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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