The Inbetweeners. Image shows from L to R: Simon Cooper (Joe Thomas), Will Mackenzie (Simon Bird), Neil Sutherland (Blake Harrison), Jay Cartwright (James Buckley). Copyright: Bwark Productions.

The Inbetweeners

E4 sitcom about four school kids. 18 episodes (3 series), 2008 - 2010. Stars Simon Bird, Joe Thomas, James Buckley, Blake Harrison and others.

Series 1, Episode 1 is repeated on Thursday at 10pm.

Series 1, Episode 3

Simon sits his first driving test, and when he passes takes Will, Jay and Neil to visit Thorpe Park to ride roller coasters and chase girls. There is one problem though - Simon is a rubbish driver.

Further details

Simon is about to sit his first driving test, and Will, Jay and Neil are very excited by the new possibilities that having a car will bring. As soon as Simon has passed they plan to visit Thorpe Park to ride roller coasters and chase girls. There is one problem though - Simon is a rubbish driver.

Miraculously Will does pass his test and the boys set off on their first road trip in Simon's new car. Their journey is hampered by being unexpectedly held up in a funeral cortege but they eventually arrive in one piece. Disaster strikes when Simon rips off his new car's door while parking.

Will is determined not to let this ruin their trip and convinces him to at least ride the roller coasters before leaving to get it fixed. Once inside the pleasure park, Will soon wishes they had never come as he totally disgraces himself on the roller coaster.

Broadcast details

Thursday 8th May 2008
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Simon Bird Will Mackenzie
    Joe Thomas Simon Cooper
    James Buckley Jay Cartwright
    Blake Harrison Neil Sutherland
    Belinda Stewart-Wilson Polly McKenzie
    Robin Weaver Pamela Cooper
    Martin Trenaman Alan Cooper
    Henry Lloyd-Hughes Mark Donovan
    Guest cast
    Dominic Applewhite Andrew Cooper (Simon's Brother)
    Phil Nice Driving Instructor
    Oriane Messina Examiner
    Orlando Brooke Thorpe Park Ticket Seller
    Tom Shaw Ride Attendant
    Writing team
    Damon Beesley Writer
    Iain Morris Writer
    Robert Popper Script Editor
    Production team
    Gordon Anderson Director
    Christopher Young Producer
    Billy Sneddon Editor
    William Webb Editor
    Richard Drew Production Designer

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