The Harpole Report

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0120120312

Hopeful young teacher George Harpole decides to shake things up in JL Carr's comic novel.

1/5. Comic drama. Idealistic young teacher, George Harpole,

decides to shake things up when he becomes

acting head of Tampling St Nicholas Primary School - but he

encounters stiff resistance from all quarters in J.L Carr's novel,

dramatised by Jonathan Smith.

George Harpole....Shaun Dingwall

Emma Foxberrow....Hattie Morahan

Mr Tusker....Christian Rodska

Mr Theaker....Sam Dale

Mrs Blossom....Lesley Nicol

Mrs Rita Grindle-Jones....Jane Whittenshaw

Mr James Pintle....David Holt

Mrs Sue Byrd....Susie Riddell

Other parts played by the cast.

Producer/director: Bruce Young

0220120313

Harpole's zeal is dented by a lost moveable spanner and disappointing 11-plus results.

2/5. Comic drama. Harpole's missionary zeal is dented by the loss

of his moveable spanner and a disappointing set of eleven plus results.

J.L Carr's novel is dramatised by Jonathan Smith.

0320120314

Caretaker Mr Theaker reacts badly to Harpole's reforming efforts in JL Carr's comic novel.

3/5. Comic drama. Mr Theaker, the caretaker,

reacts badly to Harpole's reforming efforts.

J.L Carr's novel is dramatised by Jonathan Smith.

0420120315

The Widmerpool children run riot in class until Harpole succeeds in teaching them to read.

4/5. J.L. Carr's comic novel, dramatised by Jonathan Smith. The Widmerpool children

run riot in class until Harpole unexpectedly succeeds in teaching them to read.

05 LAST20120316

Hopeful young teacher George Harpole decides to shake things up in JL Carr's comic novel.

JL Carr's comic novel, dramatised by Jonathan Smith. Idealistic young teacher George Harpole decides to shake things up when he becomes acting head of a primary school.

OMNI20120317 (BBC7)
20120318 (BBC7)

Idealistic young teacher George Harpole decides to shake things up in his new job.

JL Carr's comic novel, dramatised by Jonathan Smith. Idealistic young teacher George Harpole wants to shake things up as he becomes acting head of a primary school.