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I talk to Charlie Wernham

"I didn't want to be a part of something that was going to come back and not do the original justice and not give the fans what they want."

Elliot Gonzalez, I Talk Telly, 19th January 2024

Layton Williams: 'I was very good at playing a straight boy'

As Bad Education returns for its fifth series, Layton looks back at some of the biggest "first moments" in his life and career...

Samuel Spencer, BBC, 19th January 2024

Bad Education: A Christmas Carol review

Thanks to Strictly Come Dancing, the return of Jack Whitehall to his school-based comedy is overshadowed by the effervescent Layton Williams.

Jasper Rees, The Telegraph, 13th December 2023

Jack Whitehall returning to Bad Education for festive musical episode

Jack Whitehall is returning to Bad Education for a musical episode this Christmas, featuring original songs and dancing, with Strictly Come Dancing star Layton Williams centre stage.

British Comedy Guide, 5th October 2023

Jack Whitehall is set to return to Bad Education in cameo role

Jack Whitehall will return to Bad Education for a special episode this Christmas and has already been on set filming. An insider revealed: "Jack has been on set filming for his small cameo in the special episode. While he's not returning to his role as Alfie Wickers as we know it, the scenes will make for an emotional reunion for fans of the original series."

Jess Lester & Rod McPhee, The Sun, 15th August 2023

First look as Bad Education Series 5 begins filming

Filming has started on the fifth series of BBC Three sitcom Bad Education, with a first look photo revealed.

British Comedy Guide, 9th August 2023

Bad Education returning for Series 5

BBC Three sitcom Bad Education is to return to screens for a fifth series.

British Comedy Guide, 24th May 2023

Layton Williams: 'Writing Bad Education episode was the ultimate buzz'

Bad Education's new co-lead Layton Williams talks returning as Stephen for Series 4, writing his first episode and getting friend and American Drag Race star Bianca Del Rio to cameo.

Samuel Spencer, BBC, 22nd January 2023

Life according to Bad Education star Layton Williams

"I don't like to put myself on a pedestal because it's not healthy."

Murray Scougall, The Sunday Post, 18th January 2023

Bad Education star Layton Williams on why you have to visit his hometown

The actor takes us on a guided tour of Bury, a small market town just outside of Manchester.

Grace Dawes, Time Out, 18th January 2023

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