Higher, The Price Of Partnership

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Higher: Ep 1 The Price of Partnership by Joyce Bryant

Teaching has become a dirty word at Hayborough University and when a new Dean of Research Development comes on board she urges partnerships abroad. So an international research centre for Pier and Wharf ethics is mooted. The only problem is the person sent to set it up - academic snob and sociopath, Professor David Poll.

Karen....Sophie Thompson

Jim....Jonathan Keeble

David....Jeremy Swift

Cherry....Caroline Burns Cooke

President....Cyril Nri

Abdi....Marlon G. Day

Produced by Gary Brown

More barbed satire from the higher education establishment ranked 132nd in the University league tables. The Department of Geography at the new University of Hayborough is under pressure to find new sources of funding and to broaden its horizons. So when a new Dean of Research Development, Cherry Swat comes on board she urges partnerships abroad. An international research centre for Pier and Wharf ethics is mooted in the African Republic of Epithea. Everything seems to be going smoothly for the university until they realise the student they have recently expelled just happens to be the President of Epithea's son.

Starring Sophie Thompson, Jeremy Swift and Jonathan Keeble.

More comic adventures from Hayborough University, by Joyce Bryant.