Coming Of Age. Image shows from L to R: Jas (Hannah Job), Ollie (Ceri Phillips), DK (Joe Tracini), Matt (Tony Bignell), Chloe (Anabel Barnston). Copyright: BBC.

Coming Of Age

BBC Three sitcom about teenagers. 23 episodes (pilot + 3 series), 2007 - 2011. Stars Anabel Barnston, Tony Bignell, Hannah Job, Ceri Phillips and others.

Coming Of Age. Image shows from L to R: Chloe (Anabel Barnston), Matt (Tony Bignell), DK (Joe Tracini), Ollie (Ceri Phillips), Jas (Hannah Job). Copyright: BBC.

Coming Of Age

A bawdy, loud teen sitcom from writer Tim Dawson about a group of friends at college together in Abingdon

2007 - 2011
BBC Three
23   (1 pilot + 3 series)
Anabel Barnston, Tony Bignell, Hannah Job, Ceri Phillips, Joe Tracini, Ellen Thomas, Matthew Earley and Minnie Ayres
Tim Dawson
David Sant, Nick Wood and Ed Bye
Stephen McCrum and Simon London

Coming Of Age is a teen sitcom about college life and the quirky friendship groups that develop there.

Jas, Ollie, Matt, Chloe and DK live in Abingdon. Their lives revolve around college, their bedrooms and, because they are always getting thrown out of the local pub, Ollie's garden shed.

In the 2nd series, the gang were still trying to navigate their way through their bumbling college days and burgeoning sex lives.

In Series 3 there is a new addition to the gang, Robyn Crisp (Minnie Crowe), who is a bit of an odd ball. Jas and Ollie are still separated, but it won't be for long if Ollie has anything to do with it. There are tensions growing between Matt and Chloe as she begins to question just how manly her Mattington really is, and there is a surprise in store for DK when his estranged dad, Jim, turns up.

Production Details

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Also known as
  • COA (Acronym)
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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 21st May 2007 on BBC Three at 9:30pm
Last new broadcast
Tuesday 8th March 2011 on BBC Three at 10:30pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Sunday 27th November 2011 at 1:50am

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