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Bad Education, one of BBC Three’s most successful shows with 1.1 million viewers for series four, returns for a fifth run.

Stephen (Layton Williams) and Mitchell (Charlie Wernham) continue their unique approaches to teaching whilst headteacher and control freak Ms Hoburn (Vicki Pepperdine) forever looms large.

Meanwhile, Mr Fraser (Mathew Horne) continues to hang around the school kitchen, and the new class K of glamorous gossip Usma (Asha Hassan), wannabe roadman Inchez (Anthony J Abraham), himbo Harrison (Bobby Johnson), clueless slacktivist Jinx (Laura Marcus), eccentric Warren (Ali Hadji-Heshmati) and energetic hustler, Blessing (Francesca Amewudah-Rivers), all return.

Bad Education (6x30) is a co-production between Tiger Aspect (part of Banijay UK) and Jackpot Productions for BBC Three and BBC iPlayer. It was commissioned by Jon Petrie, Director of BBC Comedy.

The Director is Freddy Syborn, the Producer is Hussain Casey-Ahmed, and the Executive Producers are Jack Whitehall, Freddy Syborn, Sarah Fraser and Richard Ackerman.

The writers include Anna Costello, Ava Pickett, Charlie Wernham, Nathan Bryon, Laura Smyth, Rhys Taylor, Layton Williams, Felix Hagan, Freddy Syborn, with additional material from Kyrah Gray and Fathiya Saleh. The Commissioning Editors for the BBC are Ben Caudell and Navi Lamba. Banijay Rights will distribute the series internationally


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