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Strange Hill High.

Strange Hill High

CBBC sitcom. 26 episodes (2 series), 2013 - 2014. Stars Emma Kennedy, Doc Brown, Richard Ayoade, John Thomson, Caroline Aherne, Jonathan Keeble, Marc Silk and others.

Series 1, Episode 4 is repeated on Sunday at 8:10am

Series 1, Episode 8 - Health & Safety

Forced to watch a grotty old 1970s health and safety film during the school's annual 'Safety Week', Mitchell, Becky and Templeton find themselves trapped inside the movie!

Full synopsis

Strange Hill High. Copyright: BBC / Factory Transmedia.

During School Safety Week, Mitchell, Becky and Templeton are placed in detention and forced to watch a horrible old school safety film from the 70s.

This being Strange Hill, the trio soon find themselves trapped in the film itself, in a 1970s version of the school where anything that can go wrong, does. In a horribly unsafe way.

They must find a way out of the film as they face a school on the brink of multiple disasters - pretty much every disaster film from the 70s. Along the way, they get help from an unlikely source - the mysterious school custodian, Murdoch who has a mysterious connection to the film itself.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 26th June 2013
25 minutes


  1. Saturday 29th June 2013 at 11:00am on CBBC
  2. Sunday 30th June 2013 at 1:30pm on CBBC
  3. Sunday 30th June 2013 at 3:40pm on CBBC
  4. Friday 25th October 2013 at 9:10am on CBBC
  5. Saturday 28th December 2013 at 7:20am on CBBC
  6. Wednesday 26th March 2014 at 4:00pm on CBBC
  7. Wednesday 16th April 2014 at 8:50am on CBBC
  8. Sunday 30th November 2014 at 7:35am on CBBC
  9. Saturday 5th September 2015 at 11:40am on CBBC
  10. Saturday 26th December 2015 at 6:35pm on CBBC
  11. Monday 28th December 2015 at 2:50pm on CBBC
  12. Sunday 21st August 2016 at 7:25am on CBBC
  13. Wednesday 18th January 2017 at 1:00pm on CBBC
  14. Monday 10th April 2017 at 12:25pm on CBBC

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Emma Kennedy Becky Butters (Voice)
Doc Brown (as Ben Bailey-Smith) Mitchell Tanner (Voice)
Richard Ayoade Templeton (Voice)
Jonathan Keeble Mr Abercrombie (Voice)
John Thomson Ensemble Actor
Caroline Aherne Ensemble Actor
Marc Silk Ensemble Actor
Melissa Sinden Ensemble Actor
Jonathan Keeble Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Emma Kennedy Writer
Andrew Burrell Script Editor
Production team
Geoff Walker Director
Chris Tichborne Director
Phil Chalk Producer
Sarah Muller Exec Producer
Bob Higgins Exec Producer
Kat Van Henderson Exec Producer
Sander Schwartz Exec Producer
Andrew Farago Production Designer
Paul Lovatt-Cooper Composer
Michael Cartner Editor

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