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Class Dismissed (2016)

CBBC sketch show set in a school. 56 episodes (5 series), 2016 - 2020. Stars William Holland, Tahj Miles, Charleigh Adams, Chanelle Thompson and others.

Another series is in development.
Series 2, Episode 7 is repeated today at 4:30pm.

Press Clippings

The stand-ups who took over children's TV

Is performing for young audiences easier? Far from it say the comedians who do clubs at night and CBBC shows by day.

Ryan Gilbey, The Guardian, 10th September 2020

Luke Beddows interview

Luke is the co-creator of the hilarious BAFTA winning CBBC sketch show, Class Dismissed, whilst also living a double life as a secondary school English teacher.

The Comedy Loser, 23rd August 2020

Comedies nominated in British Screenwriters' Awards

The nominations for the British Screenwriters' Awards 2018 features the writers of Famalam, Timewasters, Derry Girls, Sick Note and Motherland.

British Comedy Guide, 18th July 2018

Class Dismissed sketch initiative 2017

CBBC and BBC Writersroom recently joined forces once again in a talent search to find new sketch writers.

Usman Mullan, BBC Writersroom, 21st June 2017

Class Dismissed - top of the class

We got in touch with Class Dismissed producer Claire McCarthy to fill us in on CBBC's Class Dismissed and the scheme, as well as tracking down the successful writers.

Claire McCarthy, BBC Writersroom, 29th January 2016