Bad Education

BBC commissions new comedies starring David Mitchell, Michelle De Swarte and more

Jon Petrie, Director of Comedy for the BBC, announced the slate during a speech at the BBC’s Comedy Festival in Cardiff. He said: “It’s no exaggeration to say that British Comedy is hugely important to television and the national cultural landscape. It is a public service and needed now more than ever.

BBC Three names new staff and students of Bad Education series four

A first-look image shows the new leads and former Class K students Stephen (Layton Williams) and Mitchell (Charlie Wernham), who have returned to Abbey Grove as Drama and PE teachers to ‘educate’ a new school of misfits.

Nathan Bryon will lead a new team of breakthrough writers, including Laura Smyth, Leila Navabi, Priya Hall, Ciaran Bartlett, Rhys Taylor and Layton Williams.