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Series 4, Episode 5 - Glow Up

Bad Education. Image shows left to right: Stephen (Layton Williams), Mitchell (Charlie Wernham)
Stephen is desperate to get rid of Mitchell who has moved in after his girlfriend threw him out. So Class K and Stephen give Mitchell a glow up in the hope she'll take him back.

Further details

After Stephen becomes fed-up of sharing his home with Mitchell, since his girlfriend kicked him out, he and the class devise a plot to give him a total makeover, so Kayleigh has to take him back.

Warren and Usma have a competition on who can devise the best story for the school paper, as they compete to document a suspicious delivery of boxes for Ms Hoburn with a mysterious symbol on them.

As Mitchell's glow-up continues, they attempt to get him to release his emotions via paint gun, but when he learns the truth behind their efforts, and that Stephen wants him gone, he feels betrayed. Deciding to confront Kayleigh on his own, will Mitchell win her back, and will Stephen be able to clear the air?

Broadcast details

Sunday 12th February 2023
BBC Three
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 13th February 2023 12:00am BBC3
Monday 13th February 2023 3:30am BBC3
Monday 13th February 2023 10:45pm BBC3
Tuesday 14th February 2023 10:40pm BBC1
Wednesday 15th February 2023 2:35am BBC3
Thursday 16th February 2023 12:00am BBC3
Thursday 16th February 2023 11:40pm BBC3
Friday 17th February 2023 11:55pm BBC3
Sunday 19th February 2023 12:10am BBC3
Sunday 23rd July 2023 1:00am BBC3
Thursday 21st September 2023 10:55pm BBC3
Friday 22nd September 2023 3:00am BBC3
Sunday 3rd December 2023 12:40am BBC3


Cast & crew

Layton Williams Stephen
Charlie Wernham Mitchell
Mathew Horne Fraser
Vicki Pepperdine Hoburn
Asha Hassan Usma
Anthony J Abraham Inchez
Bobby Johnson Harrison
Laura Marcus Jinx
Ali Hadji-Heshmati Warren
Francesca Amewudah-Rivers Blessing
Guest cast
Hilary Whitehall Mrs Carmichael (Stephen's Mum)
Melanie Wilder Kayleigh
Writing team
Dan Swimer Script Editor
Ciaran Bartlett Writer
Freddy Syborn Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Freddy Syborn Director
Arnold Widdowson Producer
Ben Cavey Executive Producer
Jack Whitehall Executive Producer
Richard Ackerman Executive Producer
Freddy Syborn Executive Producer
Tanya Qureshi Executive Producer
Ingrid Litman Line Producer
Saima Ferdows Associate Producer
Christopher CF Chow Editor
Declan Price Production Designer
Nicky Bligh Casting Director
Chris Ferguson (as Chris Fergusson) Director of Photography
Rachael Clarke Costume Designer
Claire Woods Make-up Designer
Vince Pope Composer
Felix Hagan Composer
Alex Shaw Graphics
Charlie Elliot 1st Assistant Director

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