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
    Richard Halladey (as Richard Halladay) Editor
    Jim Holloway Production Designer
    Kate Goes Composer


    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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