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  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1997
  • 12 episodes (2 series)

Suzy Travis is thrown in at the deep end when, straight out of teacher training college, she lands a job at the manic Galfast High School. Stars David Bamber, Martin Ball, Nicola Walker, Amanda Boxer, Geraldine Fitzgerald and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 3 - The Staff Meeting

A disillusioned pupil is interviewed on local radio and rumours begin to spread about Galfast High School.
A television news crew turns up to investigate the rumours while the staff are having a meeting.

Eric Slatt has finds himself trapped and in desperate need of a trip to the toilet.

Broadcast details

Thursday 6th March 1997
30 minutes

Cast & crew

David Bamber Eric Slatt
Martin Ball Dan McGill
Nicola Walker Suzy Travis
Amanda Boxer Amanda Trippley
Geraldine Fitzgerald Janet Slatt
John Grillo Mr Carkdale
Andrew Livingston Mr Humboldt
John Wells Richard Nixon
Guest cast
Antony Costa (as Anthony Costa) Boy
Nicole Gordon Girl
Carolyn Kelly Nurse
Cliff Kelly Policeman
Danny Midwinter Danny
Sarah Stephens Helen Williams
Writing team
Steven Moffat Writer
Production team
Juliet May Director
Andre Ptaszyński Producer
Kevin Lygo Executive Producer
Steven Moffat Associate Producer
Ian Fisher Production Designer
Howard Goodall Composer

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