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

Coming Of Age

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Three
  • 2007 - 2011
  • 23 episodes (3 series)

A bawdy, loud teen sitcom from writer Tim Dawson about a group of friends at college together in Abingdon. Also features Anabel Barnston, Tony Bignell, Hannah Job, Ceri Phillips, Joe Tracini and more.

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Series 3, Episode 2 - Badvert

When the Principal offers £500 to the makers of the best advert for the college, the gang can't resist taking par. But could the continued tension between Jas and Ollie rip the project at the seams?

Preview clips

Broadcast details

Tuesday 25th January 2011
BBC Three
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 29th January 2011 12:15am BBC3
Monday 31st January 2011 2:20am BBC3
Sunday 27th November 2011 2:20am BBC3

Cast & crew

Anabel Barnston Chloe
Tony Bignell Matt
Hannah Job Jas
Ceri Phillips Ollie
Joe Tracini DK
Ellen Thomas Principal
Matthew Earley Mr De Wilde
Minnie Ayres (as Minnie Crowe) Robyn
Guest cast
Daniel Peacock Jim Karrimor (DK's Dad)
Nico Tatarowicz Mr O'Cock
Writing team
Tim Dawson Writer
Susan Nickson Script Editor
Production team
Ed Bye Director
Simon London Producer
Anne Gilchrist Executive Producer
Richard Halladay Editor
Adrian Conway Editor
Jim Holloway Production Designer
Kate Goes Composer
Ben Hales Composer


Behind The Scenes: Joe Tracini and Minnie Crowe

Joe Tracini chats with new cast member Minnie Crowe as the two film their first scene together in which Robyn comes out as a lesbian to DK.

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Featuring: Minnie Crowe (Robyn) & Joe Tracini (DK).

Jas & Chloe's Badvert

Jas and Chloe make an advert for Wooton College, it's clear they like the canteen!

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

Ollie and Matt's Badvert

When the students make an advert for their college, Matt and Ollie's advert concentrates on one main area.

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Featuring: Tony Bignell (Matt), Ceri Phillips (Ollie) & Ellen Thomas (Principal).

DK's Badvert

In the hope of winning 500 quid, DK makes an advert for Wooton College, is DK best placed to represent the college?

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Featuring: Joe Tracini (DK).

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