PRU. Image shows from L to R: Belle (Pia Somersby), Halil (Jaye Ersavas), Sienna (Nkechi Simms), Jaeden (Michael Boahen)


  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Three
  • 2021 - 2022
  • 5 episodes (1 series)

Sitcom set in a unit for struggling school pupils. Stars Tom Moutchi, Pia Somersby, Jaye Ersavas, Michael Boahen, Nkechi Simms and more.

Press clippings

Cast & crew of BBC Three's 'PRU' talk real life experiences, working with Tom Moutchi & more

BBC Three is currently airing one of their newest shows PRU. PRU - which stands for pupil referral unit - is a comedy series ab on a group of 15-year-olds struggling to navigate their way through adolescence in a school for excluded kids.

Ore Bolarin, GRM Daily, 19th June 2022

PRU review

The chief frustration of PRU (BBC Three), a sitcom set in a 'pupil referral unit', or school for impossible teens, was that most of the dialogue was incomprehensible.

Christopher Stevens, Daily Mail, 27th May 2022

PRU review

Is it ironic to wish PRU, the BBC's new comedy about teenagers excluded from mainstream education, would calm down and show a little more discipline?

Steve Bennett, Chortle, 2nd March 2021

BBC Three commissions PRU, Zen School Of Motoring & shorts

The BBC has announced a number of comedy commissions for BBC Three, including a series from new comic talent Ogmios, and a full series of PRU, which launches a pilot on iPlayer next week.

British Comedy Guide, 23rd February 2021

Tom Moutchi and Kerry Godliman to star in BBC sitcom pilot

Tom Moutchi and Kerry Godliman star in PRU, the upcoming BBC sitcom pilot about unruly schoolchildren removed from mainstream education and put into a pupil referral unit.

British Comedy Guide, 27th November 2020

BBC Three to pilot sitcom set in a pupil referral unit

BBC Three is to pilot PRU, a sitcom set in a unit for struggling school pupils. The episode will be made by a production company that trains young people who have been removed from mainstream education.

British Comedy Guide, 5th August 2020

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