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 2, Episode 4 - Black Eye

DK appears in the principal's office with a black eye. She tries valiantly to discover the cause of it, getting him to recount recent happenings at Wooton College.

Further details

In the wake of Jas's recent infidelity, the circle of those who know about it grows steadily wider, and DK's ability to keep it a secret grows steadily worse. Jas finds herself being blackmailed to continue relations with Horace in order to keep her indiscretion under wraps. DK, unable to keep a secret but also unwilling to see his friends break up, works with Chloe to devise a cunning plan.

Ollie remains blissfully unaware of the situation and the friends work hard to keep it that way.


At the time of broadcast, this episode has the most scenes of any audience sitcom - ever!

Broadcast details

Tuesday 2nd February 2010
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
Matthew Earley Mr De Wilde
Guest cast
Stephen Wight Horace
Writing team
Tim Dawson Writer
Susan Nickson Script Editor
Production team
Nick Wood Director
Simon London Producer
Jo Sargent Executive Producer


An Unusual Driving Lesson

Ollie learns how to drive with DK on the roof.

Featuring: Ceri Phillips (Ollie), Joe Tracini (DK), Stephen Wight (Horace).

DK's Rap

DK performs a rather crude rap.

Featuring: Anabel Barnston (Chloe), Joe Tracini (DK).


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