The Bad Education Movie (15)



Comedy (2015)
91mins UK

Starring: Jeremy Irvine, Iain Glen, Talulah Riley, Mathew Horne, Joanna Scanlan, Jack Whitehall, Harry Enfield
Director: Elliot Hegarty
Writer(s): Freddy Syborn, Jack Whitehall
Listings: London | Rest of UK and Ireland

Frightfully posh yet inept history teacher Alfie Wickers takes his class of misfits on a trip to Cornwall despite vociferous protests from parents. Far from Abbey Grove School in Watford, Hertfordshire, Alfie and his socially awkward pupils rankle the locals including farmer Pasco and reunite with Alfie's old school chum Atticus Hoye. Police are eventually called in to restore peace and Alfie must consider if he is truly fit to be shaping impressionable and occasionally febrile minds.

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The Bad Education Movie (15)

Written by and starring Jack Whitehall, Bad Education was a popular BBC Three sitcom chronicling the trials and tribulations of a frightfully posh yet inept history teacher called Alfie Wickers at the fictional Abbey Grove School in Watford, Hertfordshire. Over the course of three series, Alfie tried in vain to win the affection of biology teacher Rosie Gulliver (Sarah Solemani) and pull the wool over the eyes of the school's headmaster, Fraser (Mathew Horne)...

The Bad Education Movie. Copyright: Nicola Dove/Tiger Aspect/Entertainment Film Distributors. Caption: Alfie (Jack Whitehall) and his class head to Cornwall in The Bad Education Movie. Photo: Nicola Dove. Copyright: Tiger Aspect/Entertainment Film Distributors. All Rights Reserved. For this big screen misadventure directed by Elliot Hegarty, Alfie takes his class of misfits on a trip to Cornwall despite vociferous protests from parents. Far from Abbey Grove School, Alfie and his socially awkward pupils rankle the locals including farmer Pasco (Iain Glen) and reunite with Alfie's old school chum Atticus Hoye (Jeremy Irvine). Police are eventually called in to restore peace and Alfie must consider if he is truly fit to be shaping impressionable and occasionally febrile minds.

The Bad Education Movie won’t be screening to critics before release. Check back later in the week for our full review.

- Jo Planter

The Bad Education Movie. Copyright: Nicola Dove/Tiger Aspect/Entertainment Film Distributors. Caption: Alfie (Jack Whitehall) and his class head to Cornwall in The Bad Education Movie. Photo: Nicola Dove. Copyright: Tiger Aspect/Entertainment Film Distributors. All Rights Reserved.


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