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
    Mark Lawrence Editor
    Simon Rogers Production Designer
    Kate Goes Composer
    Richie Webb Composer


    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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