Bonjour La Classe. Laurence Didcott (Nigel Planer). Copyright: Talkback Productions.

Bonjour La Classe

BBC One sitcom about a teacher. 6 episodes (1 series) in 1993. Stars Nigel Planer, Nicholas Woodeson, Polly Adams, Timothy Bateson and others.

Series 1

1. New Boy

First broadcast: Monday 15th February 1993

Laurence Didcott arrives to take up his new position of French teacher at Mansion House public school.


2. Red Card

First broadcast: Monday 22nd February 1993

With the school desperate to win a sports trophy, Laurence is drafted in to unwittingly help the Mansion House football team cheat in a league final.


3. Vive La Revolution

First broadcast: Monday 1st March 1993

With bad press looming, both Laurence and the Headmaster set out to right some wrongs and improve the school's image - but in quite different ways.


4. Old Dogs

First broadcast: Monday 8th March 1993

When an influential publication neglects to mention the school in an editorial about foreign language tuition, Mr Piper concocts a plan to 'revitalise' the teaching staff.


5. Herring's Magnificat

First broadcast: Monday 15th March 1993

With the school concert fast approaching, Mr Herring - head of the music department - looks for volunteers to help with the show. And then there's his self-penned opera, Magnificat...


6. I Love Lucy

First broadcast: Monday 22nd March 1993

When the Headmaster finds out that St Bernard's have their own school counsellor, he sets his mind to Mansion House following suit. Unfortunately, the school can't afford a professional one, and the teachers are drafted in.