A six-part spin-off show written by “groundbreaking writers” has also been confirmed
The BBC has announced it will be bringing back Jack Whitehall’s hit comedy Bad Education.
Set in British high school Abbey Grove, the BBC Three sitcom follows Alfie Wickers, played by Whitehall, who is “the worst teacher that has ever graced the British education system”.
Bad Education will return for a one-off episode to celebrate its 10th anniversary and will also include a six-part spin-off series.
Here’s everything you need to know about the anniversary episode and spin-off show, Bad Education.
When can I watch the Bad Education anniversary episode?
Bad Education will return to BBC Three for a one-off episode to mark its 10th anniversary.
We last saw Alfie Wickers (Jack Whitehall) and the Abbey Grove class in 2014 at the season 3 finale.
After the show’s conclusion, it was revealed that the three seasons spanned one academic year.
The hit comedy show, starring Jack Whitehall and Nikki Runeckles, will feature a 45-minute episode available on BBC Three and BBC iPlayer.
The episode was just commissioned, so there is no confirmed release date.
What did the BBC say?
BBC Comedy director Jon Pietre made the announcement, saying: “The BBC is by far the biggest fish in the pond when it comes to comedy… There is no other broadcaster that can offer so many services.”
He added: “The BBC remains the best place to develop and nurture new comics voices… We intend to invest more in our development process… along with scripts, pilots for BBC Sounds and tasters, we will be doubling the number of half-hour pilots that.” we do.”
But it’s not just Bad Education, popular comedy The Detectorists will also return with a new episode, while Mawaan Rizwan’s comedy pilot Juice will be adapted into a TV series.
What is the Bad Education spin-off show about?
The spin-off show, Bad Education, will be a six-part series of the same name, airing on BBC Three and BBC iPlayer.
Written by a team of “groundbreaking writers,” fans can expect to see some of their favorite Bad Education characters again.
However, more information on what we can expect from the spin-off has yet to be released.
Was there a Bad Education movie?
The film Bad Education was released in the UK in August 2015.
It followed Bad Education’s class and their teacher Alfie Wickers (Jack Whitehall) as they took a school trip to Cornwall.
Where are the Bad Education cast members now?
The cast of “Bad Education” later starred in both television and films.
Here are some of the cast of Bad Education:
Jack Whitehall – who played Mr Wickers
After his role in Bad Education, Whitehall found success in television and comedy.
He is known for playing JP on Fresh Meat, being a panelist on Sky’s League of Their Own and his travel program Travels with my Father.
He has also acted in films, most recently as Uncle Casey in Clifford the Big Red Dog.
Nikki Runeckles – who played Chantelle
Best known for her role as Chantelle on Bad Education, the actress and model went on to work in television and films.
Her last film was #BadSelfie in 2015.
Sarah Solemani – who played Miss Gulliver
Solemani, who played Mr. Wicker’s love interest Miss Gulliver, won a BAFTA for her portrayal of Becky in Him & Her.
Layton Williams – who played Stephen
Williams, who played Stephen, had a background in theater, having previously played Billy Elliot.
Since 2019 he has starred in the musical Everybody’s Talking about Jamie.
Ethan Lawrence who played Joe Pouler
Lawrence later appeared as James in Ricky Gervais’ dark comedy After Life.