Chalk. Image shows from L to R: Suzy Travis (Nicola Walker), Janet Slatt (Geraldine Fitzgerald), Eric Slatt (David Bamber). Copyright: Pola Jones.


BBC One sitcom. 12 episodes (2 series) in 1997. Stars David Bamber, Martin Ball, Nicola Walker, Amanda Boxer, Geraldine Fitzgerald, John Grillo, Andrew Livingston and others.

Series 2, Episode 5

Exams are approaching, and Eric Slatt has to go and upset the school's star pupil.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 15th October 1997
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
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
Duncan Preston Mr Kennedy
Damien Matthews Jason Cockfoster
Guest cast
Kristopher Milnes Edward Arthur
Caroline Gruber Edward's Mother
Shauna Concannon Rabbit Girl 1
Stephanie Leonidas Rabbit Girl 2
Doreen Mantle Dr Eleanor Gillespie
Alison Goldie TV Reporter 1
Tara Keatley Sixth Form Girl 1
Rebecca Underwood Sixth Form Girl 2
Stewart Wright Policeman 1
Roger Moss TV Reporter 2
Gary Moynihan Policeman 2
Richard James Studious Boy
Writing team
Steven Moffat Writer
Production team
Juliet May Director
Andre Ptaszyński Producer
Kevin Lygo Executive Producer

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