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.

Series 1, Episode 3 - I Suck Coppers

DK gets pulled over by a policeman; Chloe agrees to go out with Matt, but only if he starts eating a healthy diet and Jas gets the chance to fulfil her dreams of appearing in the Rocky Horror Show.

Further details

Driving home from an impromptu party in Chloe's bedroom, DK gets pulled over by a policeman. He tries to avoid being done for drink-driving by swallowing a load of copper coins. When bits of his body start going green, DK is delighted. At last he's got something truly special to show the girls.

Chloe finally agrees she will go out with Matt, but only if he starts eating a healthy diet. As Matt hates vegetables, Chloe comes up with a foolproof test to make sure that Matt is eating his greens by examining his poo. Now Matt must eat some vegetables or find an ingenious method of passing Chloe's exam.

When Jas gets the chance to fulfil her dreams of going to London to star in the Rocky Horror Show, Ollie is really worried. How will they survive without each other and without all the sex? Jas finds a surprising way to make certain that Ollie won't miss her.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 14th October 2008
BBC Three
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Anabel Barnston Chloe
Tony Bignell Matt
Hannah Job Jas
Ceri Phillips Ollie
Joe Tracini DK
Ellen Thomas Principal
Guest cast
Perry Blanks Police Officer
John Roy Caretaker
Chloe-Charlotte Crampton (as Chloƫ-Charlotte Crampton) Stella
Jenny Funnell Mummy Bear (Voice)
Phil Nice Daddy Bear (Voice)
Writing team
Tim Dawson Writer
Paul Mayhew-Archer Script Editor
Production team
David Sant Director
Stephen McCrum Producer
Sarah Hitchcock Executive Producer


How To Kiss A Girl

Ollie attempts to teach Matt how to kiss properly... with the help of DK!

Featuring: Tony Bignell (Matt), Ceri Phillips (Ollie), Joe Tracini (DK).

Is David Tennant Bigger...

Jas gets the chance to fulfil her dreams of going to London to start in the Rocky Horror Show... but is moving to London a good idea?

Featuring: Anabel Barnston (Chloe), Hannah Job (Jas).


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