Chalk. Copyright: Pola Jones


  • 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.

Press clippings

The other key to sitcom success

There will be sitcoms that fail for whatever reason. On the Sitcom Geeks podcast, we enjoy talking about them, partly because failure is funny. But also examining failure is often more informative than the successful show where success seems inevitable. (It wasn't).

James Cary, Sitcom Geek, 27th April 2021

Chalk it all up to experience

A 1997 interview with David Bamber, who played deputy head Eric Slatt in Chalk

Jasper Rees, The Independent, 22nd February 1997

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