King Street Junior

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19900515]

Seven programmes by Jim Eldridge.

Starring Karl Howman James Grout.

1: D-Day Minus One

A day of stocktaking as the teachers at King

Street prepare for a new school year.

Producer John Fawcett-Wilson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900515]

Unknown: Jim Eldridge.

Unknown: Karl Howman

Unknown: James Grout.

Producer: John Fawcett-Wilson

Philip Sims: Karl Howman

Mr Beeston, the Head: James Grout

Mr Holliday, Deputy Head: Tom Watson

Mrs Stone, school secretary: Margaret John

Mrs Patterson: Deirdre Costello

Mrs Rudd: Vivienne Martin

Mr Long: Paul Copley

Miss Lewis: Marlene Sidaway

Mr Tompkins, school caretaker: John Cater

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900517]

StereofBroadcast Tues 6.30pm)

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900522]

Seven programmes by Jim Eldridge.

2: Crossed swords in the staff room; a student teacher's tribulation; and a 'bombshell' for

Mr Beeston.

Producer John Fawcett-Wilson Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900522]

Unknown: Jim Eldridge.

Unknown: Mr Beeston.

Producer: John Fawcett-Wilson

Philip Sims: Karl Howman

Mr Beeston: James Grout

Mr Holliday: Tom Watson

Mrs Stone: Margaret John

Mr Long: Paul Copley

Miss Lewis: Marlene Sidaway

Mrs Patterson: Deirdre Costello

Mrs Rudd: Vivienne Martin

Miss Lucas: Jenny Funnell

Sundeep: Matthew Coates

Rajiv: Ross Sando

Linda: Michelle Phillip

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900524]

Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900529]

Seven programmes by Jim Eldridge.

3: Good Times, Bad Times According to Mrs Stone , 'teachers are all frustrated performers'. She may well be right... but there is much more to being a teacher than just teaching.

Pianist Max Harris

Producer John Fawcett-Wilson Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900529]

Unknown: Jim Eldridge.

Unknown: Mrs Stone

Pianist: Max Harris

Producer: John Fawcett-Wilson

Philip Sims: Karl Howman

Mr Beeston, the Head: James Grout

Mr Holliday, Deputy Head: Tom Watson

Mrs Stone, school secretary: Margaret John

Mr Long: Paul Copley

Mrs Rvdd: Vivienne Martin

Miss Lewis: Marlene Sidaway

Mrs Patterson: Deirdre Costello

Miss Hassan: Shireen Shah

Razia: Elaine Tan

Sophie: Lyanne Compton

Sadiq: Dean Ashraf

Carlos: Remy Beard

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900531]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910604]

NEW new eight-part series of the comedy-drama written by Jim Eldridge.

1: In Real Terms...When expenditure exceeds income - misery. Mr Beeston knows the feeling, and is faced with some hard decisions at the start of the new school year.

Producer John Fawcett Wilson Stereo

Contributors

Written By: Jim Eldridge.

Unknown: Mr Beeston

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

Philip Sims: Karl Howman

Mr Beeston, Head Teacher: James Grout

Mr Holliday, Deputy Head: Tom Watson

Mrs Stone, School secretary: Margaret John

Mrs Rudd: Vivienne Martin

Mr Long: Paul Copley

Miss Lewis: Marlene Sidaway

Mrs Patterson: Deirdre Costello

Chairman of the Governors: Terrence Hardiman

MrDanvers: Timothy Bateson

Mrs Wright: Joanna Myers

Sandy: Ben Dell

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910606]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910611]

The second of an eight-part comedy drama written by Jim Eldridge. Travellers

A delicate mission for Mr Sims - and for Mrs Rudd , who ventures out into the 'market-place'.

Piano: Max Harris.

Producer John Fawcett Wilson

Contributors

Written By: Jim Eldridge.

Unknown: Mr Sims

Unknown: Mrs Rudd

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

Philip Sims: Karl Howman

Mr Beeston, Head Teacher: James Grout

Mr Holliday, Deputy Head: Tom Watson

Mrs Stone, School secretary: Margaret John

Mrs Patterson: Deirdre Costello

Mr Long: Paul Copley

Mrs Rudd: Vivienne Martin

Miss Lewis: Marlene Sidaway

Julian Helm: Richard Pearce

Mr Boswell: William Simons

Video shop assistant: George Sweeney

Sam: Stuart Heath

Sally-: Colleen Kelly

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910613]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910618]

An eight-part comedy drama written by Jim Eldridge. 3: Safety First

An accident outside the school gates leads to some soul-searching among the staff; and Mr Holliday receives a little

'further education'.

Producer John Fawcett Wilson Stereo

Contributors

Written By: Jim Eldridge.

Written By: Mr Holliday

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

Philip Sims: Karl Howman

Mr Beeston, head teacher: James Grout

Mr Holliday, deputy head: Tom Watson

Mrs Stone, school secretary: Margaret John

Miss Lewis: Marlene Sidaway

Mrs Rudd: Vivienne Martin

Mrs Patterson: Deirdre Costello

Chairman: 'What's Your Question?': Nigel Carrington

Bishop: Fraser Kerr

Dean: Rocky Samrai

Ajaz: Sebastian Brennan

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910620]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910625]

An eight-part comedy drama written by Jim Eldridge.

4: A Good Read

What makes for a good read? The question generates more than a little heat in the staff room, with Mr Beeston a reluctant 'pig in the middle'.

Producer John Fawcett Wilson Stereo

Contributors

Written By: Jim Eldridge.

Unknown: Mr Beeston

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

Philip Sims: Karl Howman

Mr Beeston, head teacher: James Grout

Mr Holliday, deputy head: Tom Watson

Mrs Stone, school secretary: Margaret John

Mr Long: Paul Copley

Miss Lewis: Marlene Sidaway

Mrs Patterson: Deirdre Costello

Mrs Rudd: Vivienne Martin

Jeremy Foster: Denis Lill

Chairman: Library Committee: Norman Jones

Iqbal: Dean Magri

Ajaz: Sebastian Brennan

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910627]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910702]

An eight-part comedy drama written by Jim Eldridge. 5: Emergency

Alarm bells ring - nearly too late for young

Adam... certainly too late for Mrs Rudd... but in time, if sadly, for Miss Lewis.

Producer John Fawcett Wilson Stereo

Contributors

Written By: Jim Eldridge.

Unknown: Mrs Rudd

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

Philip Sims: Karl Howman

Mr Beeston, head teacher: James Grout

Mr Holliday, deputy head: Tom Watson

Mrs Stone, school secretary: Margaret John

Miss Lewis: Marlene Sidaway

Mrs Rudd: Vivienne Martin

Mrs Patterson: Deirdre Costello

Mr Long: Paul Copley

Jeremy Foster: Denis Lill

Adam: Nicholas Gatt

Sundar/Rajid: Rhys Sando

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910704]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910709]

An eight-part comedy drama written by Jim Eldridge.

6: A Day at the Centre Excitement all round when Mr Sims 's class visit

TV Centre. Hopefully a trouble-free day, but who can tell? After all, kids will be kids...

Producer John Fawcett Wilson Stereo

Contributors

Written By: Jim Eldridge.

Unknown: Mr Sims

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

Philip Sims: Karl Howman

Mr Beeston, head teacher: James Grout

Mr Holliday, deputy head: Tom Watson

Mr Long: Paul Copley

Mrs Rudd: Vivienne Martin

Mrs Patterson: Deirdre Costello

PA ('Blue Peter): Helena Breck

Floor manager: Simon Bullock

AFM: Sue Broomfield

Commissionaire: Ian Lindsay

Eddie: Frank Coda

Ranjit: Kemal Ibrahim

Jane: Natalie Brown

Subi: Anna Williams

Tina: Louise Roberts

Sindy: Caroline Dandeker

Tommy: Trevor Thomas

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910711]

An eight-part comedy drama written by Jim Eldridge.

6: A Day at the Centre Excitement all round when Mr Sims 's class visit

TV Centre. Hopefully a trouble-free day, but who can tell? After all, kids will be kids...

Stereo

Contributors

Written By: Jim Eldridge.

Unknown: Mr Sims

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910716]

An eight-part comedy drama written by Jim Eldridge.

7: Thursday's Child A worrying couple of days: for the staff, presented with a controversial new proposal from the school governors; and for Mr Sims , facing a situation outside all his previous classroom experience.

Producer John Fawcett Wilson Stereo

Contributors

Written By: Jim Eldridge.

Unknown: Mr Sims

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

Philip Sims: Karl Howman

MrBeeston, head teacher: James Grout

Mrs Stone, school secretary: Margaret John

Mrs Rudd: Vivienne Martin

Miss Lewis: Marlene Sidaway

Mr Long: Paul Copley

Simon: Stuart Heath

Lianne: Nadia Williams

Hanif: Anthony Hall

Subi/Manjeet: Anna Williams

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910718]

An eight-part comedy drama written by Jim Eldridge.

7: Thursday's Child

A worrying couple of days: for the staff, presented with a controversial new proposal from the school governors; and for Mr Sims...

Stereo

Contributors

Written By: Jim Eldridge.

Unknown: Mr Sims

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910723]

Last in the eight-part comedy drama series written by Jim Eldridge.

The Games Children Play Sights are set on the summer holidays. But first there are school decks to be cleared, staff/pupil games to be played... and some anxious moments about one little girl.

Producer John Fawcett Wilson Stereo

Contributors

Written By: Jim Eldridge.

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

Philip Sims: Karl Howman

Mr Beeston, head teacher: James Grout

Mr Holliday, deputy head: Tom Watson

Mrs Stone, school secretary: Margaret John

Mrs Rudd: Vivienne Martin

Mr Long: Paul Copley

Miss Lewis: Marlene Sidaway

Mrs Patterson: Deirdre Costello

Meriel: Colleen Kelly

Jenny: Elaine Tan

Steven: Dean Magri

Rajesh: Navile Gamal-Eldin

Darlene: Tara Dean

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910725]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920402]

An eight-part series by Jim Eldridge. Starring

Karl Howman as Mr Sims and James Grout as Mr Beeston , the Head Teacher.

1: Back in the Jug Again

The first staff meeting of a new school year produces a surprise announcement - with consequences that threaten harmony in the staff room.

Producer John Fawcett Wilson Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920409]

by Jim Eldridge. Starring and the Head

Teacher.

2: Witch Hunt

A dissatisfied parent challenges the "teacher knows best" syndrome.... and Mrs Rudd refuses to take "no" for an answer.

Producer John Fawcett Wilson Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920416]

by Jim Eldridge.

3: Is There a Father Christmas?

Featuring Michaela Strachan as herself.

Producer John Fawcett Wilson

Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920423]

by Jim Eldridge.

Starring Karl Howman as Mr Sims and James Grout as Mr Beeston , the Head Teacher. 4: Fatal Attraction

"Outrageous fortune" deals a cruel blow to Mr Sims - and to an unsuspecting Mrs Patterson.

Producer John Fawcett Wilson Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920430]

by Jim Eldridge.

Starring James Grout as Mr Beeston.

5: Horses for Courses

A tense day at King Street Junior.... It's the final board for Mr Holliday 's job and four are called - but who will be chosen?

Producer John Fawcett Wilson

Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920507]

by Jim Eldridge.

Starring James Grout as Mr Beeston , the Head Teacher.

6: Beside the Seaside

Producer John Fawcett Wilson

Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920514]

by Jim Eldridge. Starring James Grout as Mr Beeston , the Head Teacher. 7: Taking the Rap

There is often more to "playing truant" than meets the eye, as Mr Long is to discover.

Producer John Fawcett Wilson Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920521]

by Jim Eldridge.

Starring Karl Howman as Philip Sims and James Grout as Mr Beeston , the Head Teacher, in the last programme of the series. Endings and Beginnings Mixed emotions as the staff approach the end of the school year.

Producer John Fawcett Wilson

Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920702]

by Jim Eldridge.

Starring Karl Howman as Mr Sims and James Grout as head teacher

Mr Beeston.

1: Back in the Jug Again

The first staff meeting of a new school year produces a "surprise" announcement

Other parts piayed by members of the cast.

Producer John Fawcett Wilson

Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920709]

by Jim Eldridge.

Starring Karl Howman as Mr Sims and James Grout as Mr Beeston.

2: Witch Hunt

A dissatisfied parent challenges the "teacher knows best" syndrome.

Producer John Fawcett Wilson

Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920716]

by Jim Eldridge. Starringand

With special guest

3: Is There a Father

Christmas?

Christmas is on the horizon and Mr Sims is elected to co-ordinate school festivities. Pity he doesn't spot the "banana skin" perhaps it's the stars in his eyes!

Producer John Fawcett Wilson

Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920723]

by Jim Eldridge.

Starring James Grout as Mr Beeston , the headteacher.

4: Fatal Attraction

"Outrageous fortune" deals a cruel blow to

Mr Sims. Mr Sltazad Iqbal BHASKER

Producer John Fawcett Wilson

Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920730]

by Jim Eldridge.

Starring James Grout as Mr Beeston , the headteacher.

5: Horses for Courses

It's the final board for

Mr Holliday 's job. Four are called, but who will be chosen?

Producer John Fawcett Wilson

Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920806]

by Jim Eldridge.

Starring James Grout as Mr Beeston , the head. 6: Beside the Seaside

Was there ever a trouble-free school trip?

Producer John Fawcett Wilson

Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920813]

by Jim Eldridge.

Starring James Grout as Mr Beeston , the head. 7: Taking the Rap

Producer John Fawcett Wilson Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920820]

by Jim Eldridge. Starring Karl Howman as Philip Sims and James Grout as Mr Beeston , the head.

8: Endings and Beginnings Mixed emotions as the end of the year approaches.

Producer John Fawcett Wilson Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970101]

Created and written by Jim Eldridge.

Starring Karl Howman as Mr Sims and James Grout as Mr Beeston.

5: With Love. Mr Sims is very unhappy...soisMrsRudd. with Tom Watson. Paul Copley , Deirdre Costello , Cheryl Hall and Ben Reynolds. Producer John Fawcett Wilson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970108]

Created by Jim Eldridge and written by Richard Stoneman.

Starring Karl Howman as Mr Sims and James Grout as Mr Beeston.

6: Crossed Lines. An angry visitor, a naughty boy and a girl with a problem make for an uncomfortable day at

King Street.

Producer John Fawcett Wilson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970115]

Created by Jim Eldridge and written by Paul Copley. Starring

Karl Howman as Mr Sims and James Grout as Mr Beeston.

7: Financial Times. Who'd be a crime reporter? Young Rafat learns the hard way.

Producer John Fawcett Wilson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970122]

The final part of Jim Eldridge 's comedy series. Starring Karl Howman as Mr Sims and James Grout as Mr Beeston.

8: Gridlocked.Perils of the school trip. with Mr Holliday , Paul Copley , Roger Sloman , Philip Philmar , Gwynneth Jones , Justin Webb. Luke Strain and Nicky Scarott. Producer John Fawcett Wilson

Programme Catalogue - Details: 05 June 199019900605

Producer: J.

FAWCETT-WILSON

Next in series: BON VOYAGE

Previous in series: GOOD TIMES BAD TIMES

Description

Episode Four: Choices.

Subject Categories

situation comedy programmes (genre)

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

05 Jun 1990 18:30-19:00 (RADIO 4)

07 Jun 1990 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

13 Dec 1991 19:30-19:59 (RADIO 5)

Contributors

Paul Copley (Actor)

Marlene Sidaway (Actor)

Karl Howman (Actor)

Janet Maw (Actor)

Vivienne Martin (Actor)

Deirdre Costello (Actor)

Dean Harris (Actor)

Dean Magri (Actor)

Natalie Brown (Actor)

James Grout (act) [mr beeston (head teacher)

Tom Watson (act) [mr holliday (deputy head)

Margaret John (act) [mrs stone (school secretary)

Jim Eldridge (Author)

John Wilson (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-04-05.

First broadcast on 1990-06-05

Programme Catalogue - Details: 05 June 199019900607
Programme Catalogue - Details: 1990052219900522

22 May 1990

Producer: J.

FAWCETT-WILSON

Next in series: GOOD TIMES BAD TIMES

Previous in series: EPISODE 1

Description

Episode Two: Is This A Career I See Before Me?

Subject Categories

situation comedy programmes (genre)

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

22 May 1990 18:30-19:00 (RADIO 4)

24 May 1990 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

29 Nov 1991 19:30-19:59 (RADIO 5)

Contributors

Paul Copley (Actor)

Jenny Funnell (Actor)

Karl Howman (Actor)

Vivienne Martin (Actor)

Deirdre Costello (Actor)

Ross Sando (Actor)

Matthew Coates (Actor)

Michelle Phillip (Actor)

James Grout (act) [mr beeston (head teacher)

Tom Watson (act) [mr holliday (deputy head)

Margaret John (act) [mrs stone (school secretary)

Jim Eldridge (Author)

John Wilson (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-03-31.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 22 May 199019900524

First broadcast on 1990-05-22

Producer: J.

FAWCETT-WILSON

Next in series: GOOD TIMES BAD TIMES

Previous in series: EPISODE 1

Description

Episode Two: Is This A Career I See Before Me?

Subject Categories

situation comedy programmes (genre)

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

22 May 1990 18:30-19:00 (RADIO 4)

24 May 1990 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

29 Nov 1991 19:30-19:59 (RADIO 5)

Contributors

Paul Copley (Actor)

Jenny Funnell (Actor)

Karl Howman (Actor)

Vivienne Martin (Actor)

Deirdre Costello (Actor)

Ross Sando (Actor)

Matthew Coates (Actor)

Michelle Phillip (Actor)

James Grout (act) [mr beeston (head teacher)

Tom Watson (act) [mr holliday (deputy head)

Margaret John (act) [mrs stone (school secretary)

Jim Eldridge (Author)

John Wilson (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-03-31.

Reunion1990062619900628

Producer: J.

FAWCETT-WILSON

Next in series: 27 May 1991

Previous in series: WORK

Description

Copyright and performance fee 7."The Reunion" More of the school based sitcom starring Karl Howman and James Grout.

With the end of the school year in sight, Mr.

Sims has an idea for the evening of Sports Day - an idea that threatens to backfire.

>Entry produced from PasB

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Subject Categories

situation comedy programmes (genre)

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

26 Jun 1990 18:30-19:00 (RADIO 4)

28 Jun 1990 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

03 Jan 1992 19:30-19:59 (RADIO 5)

Contributors

Jane Whittenshaw (Actor)

Paul Copley (Actor)

David Bannerman (Actor)

Marlene Sidaway (Actor)

Karl Howman (Actor)

Vivienne Martin (Actor)

Deirdre Costello (Actor)

Kerryann White (Actor)

Nicholas Gatt (Actor)

James Grout (act) [mr.

beeston (headmaster)

Tom Watson (act) [mr.

holliday (deputy head)

Margaret John (act) [mrs.

stone (school secretary)

Jim Eldridge (Author)

John Fawcett-Wilson (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-04-06.

First broadcast on 1990-06-26.

011990051519900517

Producer: J.

FAWCETT-WILSON

Next in series: 22 May 1990

Previous in series: 13 June 1989

Description

Episode One: D.Day Minus One.

Subject Categories

situation comedy programmes (genre)

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

15 May 1990 18:30-19:00 (RADIO 4)

17 May 1990 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

22 Nov 1991 19:30-19:59 (RADIO 5)

Contributors

Paul Copley (Actor)

Marlene Sidaway (Actor)

Karl Howman (Actor)

Vivienne Martin (Actor)

Deirdre Costello (Actor)

James Grout (act) [mr beeston (head teacher)

Tom Watson (act) [mr holliday (deputy head)

John Cater (act) [mr tompkins (school caretaker)

Margaret John (act) [mrs stone (school secretary)

Jim Eldridge (Author)

John Wilson (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-03-30.

First broadcast on 1990-05-15

0519960104

Producer: J.

FAWCETT WILSON

Next in series: EP.

6

Previous in series: EP.

4

Description

This is a repeat.

For full details of this entry see LISC2007557.

Subject Categories

comedy programmes (genre)

teachers

infant schools (british isles)

Broadcast history

04 Jan 1996 10:02-10:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Margaret John (Actor)

Paul Copley (Actor)

Teresa Gallagher (Actor)

James Grout (Actor)

Tom Watson (Actor)

Marlene Sidaway (Actor)

Karl Howman (Actor)

James Nesbitt (Actor)

Deirdre Costello (Actor)

Anthony Hamblin (Actor)

Jade Malkan (Actor)

Ben Jeffrey (Actor)

Jim Eldridge (Author)

Ronald Hayman (Author)

John Wilson (Producer)

Recorded on 1995-08-23.

0619960111

Producer: J.

FAWCETT WILSON

Next in series: 27 November 1996

Previous in series: EP.

5

Broadcast history

11 Jan 1996 10:02-10:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1995-08-23.

0101The New School Year Starts Here1985032520030918 (BBC7)
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A flu epidemic sparks trouble for head teacher Mr Beeston.

A flu epidemic sparks trouble for head teacher Mr Beeston. Jim Eldridge's sitcom stars Peter Davison. From March 1985.

From February 1985.

Jim Eldridge's sitcom stars Peter Davison.

A flu epidemic and the arrival of a new teacher put pressure on head teacher Mr Beeston on the first day of term.

A flu epidemic and the arrival of a new teacher put pressure on head Mr Beeston on the first day of term.

A flu epidemic and the arrival of a new teacher do nothing to ease the pressure on Mr Beeston.

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Only the second day of term and trouble is afoot. Plus Mrs Rudd has lost her teacup.

It's only the second day of term and already trouble is afoot. Plus Mrs Rudd has lost her teacup. Stars Peter Davison. From April 1985.

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It's only the second day of term and there's already trouble afoot.

And Mrs Rudd has lost her teacup.

Starring Peter Davison.

County Hall have issued a dicta.

And one teacher may find themselves re-deployed...

It's only the second day of term and trouble's afoot.

Plus Mrs Rudd has lost her teacup.

Stars Peter Davison.

From April 1985.

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Sam Simmons is truly unruly, but Mr Brown uncovers more than just a bad school attitude.

Sam Simmons is truly unruly, but Mr Brown uncovers more than just a bad school attitude. Stars Peter Davison. From April 1985.

Stars Peter Davison.

From April 1985.

Sam Simmons is truly unruly - but will Eric Brown uncover more than just a bad attitude?

Sam Simmons is truly unruly, but will Eric Brown (Peter Davison) uncover more than just a bad attitude?

19850408.

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Mr Brown causes ructions in the staff room when he volunteers to stage the school play.

Mr Brown causes ructions in the staff room when he volunteers to stage the school play. Stars Peter Davison. From April 1985.

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Eric Brown puts his foot through one of the sacred traditions of the staff room.

Mr Brown causes ructions in the staff room when he volunteers to stage the school play.

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When Mr Holliday falls ill, who can look after the football team for a crucial match?

When Mr Holliday falls ill, who can look after the football team for a crucial match? Stars Peter Davison. From April 1985.

When Mr Holliday falls ill, who can look after the football team for a crucial match? Stars Peter Davison.

From April 1985.

Crisis at King Street! Mr Holliday is ill, so who will look after the football team for a crucial match? With Peter Davison.

The 'flu epidemic claims yet another victim.

Mr Beeston urgently needs a volunteer and Eric Brown is chosen.

0106Language Units1985042920030925 (BBC7)
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When Mr Holliday falls ill, who can look after the football team for a crucial match?

A proposed unit for immigrant children raises the temperature more than the school boiler. Stars Peter Davison. From April 1985.

A proposed unit for immigrant children raises the temperature more than the school boiler.

Stars Peter Davison.

From April 1985.

A proposed unit for immigrant children produces more heat than the school central-heating system.

Episode 6 of 7.

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The carol concert and school post box must be organised - not forgetting the staff panto.

Stars Peter Davison.

From May 1985.

Christmas is a week away and there is a flurry of activity as carol-singing and the panto are arranged.

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The Spring Term starts badly for Mr Beeston with no computers and a broken window.

Stars Peter Davison.

From January 1987.

Troubles always come in threes and Mr Beeston wouldn't disagree.

It's a hectic start to the Spring Term.

Trouble always come in threes and Mr Beeston wouldn't disagree.

19870105.

0202Dispute1987011220030930 (BBC7)
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Teacher Eric Brown finds himself in the centre of conflict in the staffroom.

Cuts, a collection - and teacher Eric Brown finds himself in the centre of conflict in the staffroom.

Stars Peter Davison.

Cuts, a collection, and Eric Brown finds himself in the centre of conflict in the staffroom.

0203The Barn Dance1987011920031001 (BBC7)
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When an irresistible force meets an immovable object, King Street discovers a new and exciting spectator sport.

Mr Beeston's battle with PTA head Mrs Wicks sparks a new school spectator sport.

Stars Peter Davison.

From January 1987.

0204Problem Parents1987012620031002 (BBC7)
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The teachers rejoice over news of a retirement, but trouble arrives for Miss Lewis.

Stars Peter Davison.

From January 1987.

News of an impending retirement leads to general rejoicing in the staff room - though Miss Lewis has other things on her mind.

0205The Sound Of Music1987020220031003 (BBC7)
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As the school prepares for a concert, Mrs Rudd is on the warpath over a child prodigy.

Stars James Grout.

From February 1987.

It's time for the School Concert and preparations for Mrs Rudd's big day are a combination of 'molto agitato' and 'doloroso'.

0206Assemblies1987020920031006 (BBC7)
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A new term sees radical plans for assembly.

But where have half the children gone?

But where have half the children gone? Stars Peter Davison.

From February 1987.

A new term, a new way of presenting assembly, a worried teacher, and half the children appear to have disappeared.

0207Parents Evening1987021620031007 (BBC7)
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The arrival of supply teacher Mr West provokes strong reactions in the staffroom.

Stars Peter Davison.

From February 1987.

The arrival of a supply teacher provokes unexpected and opposing reactions in the staffroom.

0208The Outing1987022320031008 (BBC7)
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Teacher Eric Brown's aspirations for a school day trip soon wither at a museum.

Stars Peter Davison.

From February 1987.

Eric Brown has his rose-tinted glasses sharply cleared when he takes the children on a school trip.

0209Sports Day1987030220031009 (BBC7)
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It's the run-up to sports day, and the competition seems to be amongst the staff.

As both pupils and staff get in training, headmaster Mr Beeston gets a cryptic note.

Stars James Grout.

From March 1987.

0210 LASTBreaking Up Is Hard To Do1987030920031010 (BBC7)
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Mrs Rudd wants a new piano, Mr Brown gets an offer - and reports must be written.

Stars Peter Davison.

From March 1987.

The summer holidays loom.

Mrs Rudd wants a new piano, Mr Brown is made an offer, and there are reports to be written.

Mrs Rudd wants a new piano, Mr Brown is made an offer, and reports must be written.

End of term reports need to be written but the staff are eager to study their holiday travel routes.

0301Back To School1988021520031216 (BBC7)
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New teacher Philip Sims causes consternation for stressed headmaster Mr Beeston.

Stars Karl Howman.

From February 1988.

A new school year brings salvation with a new teacher, and consternation with a runaway mouse.

0302Fireworks1988022220031217 (BBC7)
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A visit from the fire brigade sparks smouldering discontent amongst the school staff.

Stars Karl Howman.

From February 1988.

A visit from the foot-nurse provokes the school staff, but a more serious incident preoccupies the Headmaster, Mr Beeston.

0303The Spirit Of Christmas1988022920031218 (BBC7)
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20110101 (BBC7)
20110102 (BBC7)

The school nativity play is a far from predictable story with Mr Sims in charge.

Stars Karl Howman.

From February 1998.

The nativity play - a peaceful and predictable story of the baby Jesus.

But not when Mr Sims volunteers to take charge.

The School Nativity Play, a peaceful and predictable story of the baby Jesus.

But not when Mr Simms volunteers to take charge.

0304The History Game1988030519880307
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Mr Sims brings history alive for the class, then faces a real-life battle Mrs Rudd.

Stars Karl Howman.

From March 1998.

Mr Sims brings history alive for the class, only to face a real-life battle with the formidable Mrs Rudd.

Mr Simms brings history alive for the class, only to face a real-life battle with the formidable Mrs Rudd.

0305Pressures1988031219880314
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School life is stretched to breaking point with incessant drilling - and a playtime bully.

School life is stretched to breaking point with incessant drilling outside - and a playtime bully.

Stars Karl Howman.

From March 1998.

School life is stretched to breaking point with incessant drilling outside and a playtime bully on the inside.

0306Facts Of Life1988031920110122 (BBC7)
20110123 (BBC7)

Sex education spells trouble for Mr Beeston - and Mrs Rudd's chickens come home to roost.

Stars Karl Howman.

From March 1988.

0306The Facts Of Life1988032120031223 (BBC7)
20050221 (BBC7)
20050222 (BBC7)
20070911 (BBC7)
20070912 BT=0630 (BBC7)

A new Sex Education policy spells trouble for Mr Beeston the headteacher and Mrs Rudd's chickens come home to roost.

A new sex education policy spells trouble for headteacher Mr Beeston, and Mrs Rudd's chickens come home to roost.

0307Under Canvas1988032820031224 (BBC7)
20050228 (BBC7)
20050301 (BBC7)
20070918 (BBC7)
20070919 (BBC7)
20110129 (BBC7)
20110130 (BBC7)

Camping proves fun for the children - but will the teachers survive the great outdoors?

Camping proves fun for the children - but will the teachers survive the great outdoors? Stars Karl Howman.

From March 1988.

Camping is exciting for the children but will the teachers survive the experience as they all spend time in the great outdoors? Episode 7 of 8.

Camping is fun for the children but will the teachers survive the experience as they all spend time in the great outdoors.

0308 LASTThe School Fete1988040420031225 (BBC7)
20050307 (BBC7)
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20070925 (BBC7)
20070926 (BBC7)
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There's a crisis on the eve of the School Fete - and a challenge for Mr Beeston.

With special guest John Craven.

As Mr Beeston sees it, a problem posed is a problem to be resolved.

0401It's Only Rock And Roll1989042520031226 (BBC7)
20050314 (BBC7)
20071002 (BBC7)
20071003 (BBC7)
20110212 (BBC7)
20110213 (BBC7)

A new school year brings a warning and news of cuts - as Mrs Rudd takes to the streets.

Stars Karl Howman.

From April 1989.

It's a new school year but there are problems for King Street and its pupils.

Mrs Rudd takes to the streets.

0402Closure1989050220031229 (BBC7)
20050321 (BBC7)
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20071009 (BBC7)
20071010 (BBC7)
20110219 (BBC7)
20110220 (BBC7)

Mr Beeston has worrying news - while Mr Sims and Mr Holliday have more immediate problems.

Stars Karl Howman.

From May 1989.

The news about the school's future may be ominous but Mr Sims and Mr Holliday have more immediate problems on their minds.

The news about the school's future may be ominous, but Mr Sims and Mr Holliday have more immediate problems.

0403Opting Out1989050920031230 (BBC7)
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20071017 (BBC7)
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20110227 (BBC7)

As a cloud of uncertainty hangs over the school, who has stolen the prunes for school dinner? Stars Karl Howman.

A cloud of uncertainty hangs over the school.

Who has stolen the prunes for school dinner?

A cloud of uncertainty hangs over King Street.

Will it have to close? And who has stolen the prunes for Monday's school dinner?

0404Fund Raising1989051620031231 (BBC7)
20050404 (BBC7)
20050405 (BBC7)
20071023 (BBC7)
20071024 (BBC7)
20110305 (BBC7)
20110306 (BBC7)

The school staff test their entrepreneurial skills, while Mr Sims alarms his colleagues.

The staff put their entrepreneurial skills to the test, and Mr Simms comes up with a 'boat-rocking' exercise.

The staff put their entrepreneurial skills to the test, and Mr Simms comes up with a 'boat-rocking' enterprise.

The staff exercise their entrepreneurial skills and Mr Sims comes up with a "boat-rocking" enterprise.

The staff put their business skills to the test.

0405Health1989052319890525
20040101 (BBC7)
20050411 (BBC7)
20050412 (BBC7)
20071030 (BBC7)
20071031 (BBC7)
20110312 (BBC7)
20110313 (BBC7)
BT=|19911025 (R5)

Headmaster Mr Beeston faces depleted staff, an anxious parent and a teacher under pressure

Stars James Grout.

From May 1989.

With illness all around, Mr Sims starts a health campaign.

And there's trouble in store for Mr Marchant and his robust methods.

Mr.

Beeston faces a depleted staff, an anxious parent and a teacher under pressure.

Who'd be a headteacher?

Contributors

Karl Howman (Actor)

Vivienne Martin (Actor)

Deirdre Costello (Actor)

Roy Spencer (Actor)

Jenny Twigge (Actor)

Carl Pizzie (Actor)

Marc Murphy (Actor)

Ian Steele (Actor)

Kathryn Ludlow (Actor)

James Grout (act) [mr.

beeston (headmaster)

Tom Watson (act) [mr.

holliday (deputy head)

Jim Eldridge (Author)

John Fawcett-Wilson (Producer)

Recorded on 1989-02-12.

Mr Beeston faces a depleted staff, an anxious parent, and a teacher under pressure...Who'd be a teacher?

Mr Beeston looks forward to a normal day - with a depleted staff, an anxious parent, and a teacher under pressure.

0406The Succession1989053020040102 (BBC7)
20050418 (BBC7)
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20071106 (BBC7)
20071107 BT=0630 (BBC7)
20110319 (BBC7)
20110320 (BBC7)

The promotion challengers come out fighting - with complete disregard for Queensbury rules

Stars Karl Howman.

From May 1989.

Someone is going to be promoted and the challengers come out fighting, but with an inevitable disregard for Queensberry rules.

Someone is going to be promoted and the challengers come out fighting, but with an inevitable disregard for the Queensbury rules.

Childish fighting breaks out at the school - amongst the staff!.

0407It's Not Cricket1989060620040105 (BBC7)
20050425 (BBC7)
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20071113 (BBC7)
20071114 (BBC7)
20110326 (BBC7)
20110327 (BBC7)

Mr Sims bowls an unexpected 'bouncer' at Tradition and opens up a can of worms.

With Karl Howman and James Grout.

From 1989.

Mr Sims bowls an unexpected "bouncer" at tradition and suddenly, everyone's an expert.

Mr Sims indulges metaphorically in a little bodyline bowling.

0408 LASTThat Old-time Religion1989061320040106 (BBC7)
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There's a chewing gum fiend on the loose and the Open Day opens a can of cultural worms.

The summer holidays are in sight, but first there's the school open day.

The summer holidays are in sight, but first, there is the potential minefield of a school Open Day to be negotiated.

0501D Day Minus One20071127 (BBC7)
20151207 (BBC7)
20151208 (BBC7)

A day of stock-taking, literally and educationally, as the teachers prepare for a new year

A day of stock-taking, literally and educationally, as the teachers prepare for a new year. Stars James Grout. From May 1990.

0501D-day Minus One1990051520040107 (BBC7)
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20111215 (BBC7)
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A holiday romance, house-moving trauma, lost keys, a badly tuned piano and ferry delays...

It's another new year at King Street.

It's another year at King Street.

Preparations for the new year mean everything has to be accounted for.

A day of stock-taking, literally and educationally, as the teachers prepare for the long march of a new school year.

A day of stock-taking, literally and educationally, as the teachers prepare for a new year

Stars James Grout.

From May 1990.

0502Is This A Career I See Before Me?1990052220040108 (BBC7)
20050516 (BBC7)
20050517 (BBC7)
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20151214 (BBC7)
20151215 (BBC7)

Crossed swords in the staff room and an unexpected bombshell for Mr Beeston.

Crossed swords in the school staff room and a bombshell for headmaster, Mr Beeston. Stars James Grout. From May 1990.

Crossed swords in the school staff room, tribulation for a student teacher and an unexpected bombshell for Mr Beeston.

Stars James Grout.

From May 1990.

Crossed swords in the staff room; tribulation for a student teacher; and an unexpected bombshell for Mr Beeston.

Crossed swords in the staff room; trouble for a student teacher; and an unexpected bombshell for Mr Beeston.

0503Good Times, Bad Times1990052919900531
20040109 (BBC7)
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20151221 (BBC7)
20151222 (BBC7)

Mrs Stone thinks that teachers are all frustrated performers, and she may well be right.

Mrs Stone thinks that teachers are all frustrated performers, and she may well be right. Stars James Grout. From May 1990.

Being a teacher presents the opportunity to perform in front of a captive audience.

There's more to being a teacher than just teaching. For some, it's an opportunity to perform in front of a captive audience.

There's more to being a teacher than just teaching.

For some it's an opportunity to perform in front of a captive audience.

There's more to being a teacher than teaching.

Producer: J.

FAWCETT-WILSON

Next in series: 05 June 1990

Previous in series: 22 May 1990

Description

Episode Three: Good Times, Bad Times.

Subject Categories

situation comedy programmes (genre)

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

29 May 1990 18:30-19:00 (RADIO 4)

31 May 1990 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

06 Dec 1991 19:30-19:59 (RADIO 5)

Contributors

Paul Copley (Actor)

Marlene Sidaway (Actor)

Karl Howman (Actor)

Shireen Shah (Actor)

Vivienne Martin (Actor)

Deirdre Costello (Actor)

Elaine Tan (Actor)

Lyanne Compton (Actor)

Dean Ahsraf (Actor)

Remy Beard (Actor)

James Grout (act) [mr beeston (head teacher)

Tom Watson (act) [mr holliday (deputy head)

Margaret John (act) [mrs stone (school secretary)

Jim Eldridge (Author)

Max Harris (pno)

John Wilson (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-04-08.

First broadcast on 1990-05-29

0504Choices1990060520040112 (BBC7)
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20071218 (BBC7)
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20120106 (BBC7)
20151228 (BBC7)
20151229 (BBC7)

Parent Power means troubled times for Mr Sims, while Mrs Rudd falls foul of the law.

Parent Power means troubled times for Mr Sims, while Mrs Rudd falls foul of the law. With Karl Howman. From June 1990.

Parent Power means troubled times for Mr Sims, while Mrs Rudd falls foul of the law. With Karl Howman.

With Karl Howman.

From 1990.

Anguish for Mr Sims as he attempts to reconcile personal and professional credibility.

0505Bon Voyage1990061219900614
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On a school trip to Calais, it's a member of staff who causes concern.

On a school trip to Calais, it's a member of staff who causes concern rather than the children. With Karl Howman. From June 1990.

On a school trip to Calais, it's a member of staff who causes concern rather than the children. With Karl Howman.

On a school trip to Calais, it's a member of staff who causes concern rather than the children.

With Karl Howman.

From 1990.

Producer: J.

FAWCETT-WILSON

Next in series: WORK

Previous in series: 05 June 1990

Description

Copyright and performance fee 5.

"Bon Voyage" Another episode of the school based sitcom starring Karl Howman.

Mr Beeston(James Grout), the headteacher, is determined that the school trip to France goes by withouta hitch.

Written by Jim Eldridge.

Subject Categories

situation comedy programmes (genre)

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

12 Jun 1990 18:30-19:00 (RADIO 4)

14 Jun 1990 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

20 Dec 1991 19:30-19:59 (RADIO 5)

Contributors

Donald Gee (Actor)

Marlene Sidaway (Actor)

Karl Howman (Actor)

Vivienne Martin (Actor)

Andre Maranne (Actor)

Clare Buckfield (Actor)

Carolle Rousseau (Actor)

Trevor Thomas (Actor)

Sebastian Brennan (Actor)

Claire Hearnden (Actor)

Matthew Coates (Actor)

Nicholas Greenshields (Actor)

James Grout (act) [mr beeston (head teacher)

Tom Watson (act) [mr holliday (deputy head)

Margaret John (act) [mrs stone (school secretary)

Jim Eldridge (Author)

John Fawcett-Wilson (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-04-09.

First broadcast on 1990-06-12

Experience has taught Mr Beeston that a trouble-free school trip is virtually a contradiction in terms.

Mr Beeston faces up to the grim prospect of a school trip to France.

0506Work1990061919900621
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20050614 (BBC7)
20080108 (BBC7)
20080109 BT=0630 (BBC7)
20120119 (BBC7)
20120120 (BBC7)
20160111 (BBC7)
20160112 (BBC7)

If only school problems could be as easily solved as the new school governor imagines.

If only school problems could be as easily solved as the new school governor imagines. Stars Karl Howman and James Grout. From June 1990.

A new school governor seeks to solve problems at the school.

If only life were that easy...Written by Jim Eldridge.

Subject Categories

situation comedy programmes (genre)

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

19 Jun 1990 (RADIO 4)

21 Jun 1990 BT=1225 (RADIO 4)

27 Dec 1991 (RADIO 5)

Contributors

Marlene Sidaway (Actor)

Karl Howman (Actor)

Mia Soteriou (Actor)

Nick Maloney (Actor)

Vivienne Martin (Actor)

Victoria Keady (Actor)

Stuart Heath (Actor)

Sonia Ashraf (Actor)

Diedrie Costello (Actor)

James Grout (act) [mr beeston (head teacher)

Tom Watson (act) [mr holliday (deputy head)

Margaret John (act) [mrs stone (school secretary)

Jim Eldridge (Author)

John Fawcett-Wilson (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-04-10.

First broadcast on 1990-06-19

The new School Governor expects easy answers from the teachers.

0507The Reunion1990062620080115 (BBC7)
20160118 (BBC7)
20160119 (BBC7)

Mr Sims comes up with a bright idea for the evening of Sports Day.

The end of the school year is in sight and Mr Sims comes up with a bright idea for the evening of Sports Day. Stars Karl Howman. From June 1990.

0507 LASTThe Reunion1990062620040115 (BBC7)
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20120127 (BBC7)

Mr Sims comes up with a bright idea for the evening of Sports Day. Stars Karl Howman.

The end of the school year is in sight and Mr Sims comes up with a bright idea for the evening of Sports Day. Stars Karl Howman.

The end of the school year is in sight and Mr Sims comes up with a bright idea for the evening of Sports Day.

A bright idea on Sports Day backfires.

0601In Real Terms1991060420050627 (BBC7)
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When expenditure exceeds income, Mr Beeston is faced with some hard decisions.

When expenditure exceeds income, Mr Beeston faces tough decisions over the new school year. Stars Karl Howman and James Grout.

When expenditure exceeds income, Mr Beeston is faced with some hard decisions at the start of the new school year.

Mr Beeston worries about the school's budget as the year begins.

0602Travellers1991061120050704 (BBC7)
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A delicate mission for Mr Sims, and Mrs Rudd gets a shock from the school's new sponsor.

A delicate mission for Mr Sims, and Mrs Rudd gets a shock from the school's new sponsor. High school comedy stars Karl Howman. From June 1991.

A delicate mission for Mr Sims - and Mrs Rudd, who ventures out into the 'marketplace'.

Mr Sims has a delicate mission to carry out.

0603Safety First1991061820080205 (BBC7)
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All go at school with a serious road accident at the gates, and a radio show for the headmaster to record. Stars Karl Howman.

An accident at the school gates leads to some soul-searching for the staff.

0604A Good Read1991062520080212 (BBC7)
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The staff heatedly debate what makes a good read, with Mr Beeston as a reluctant mediator.

The staff heatedly debate what makes a good read, with Mr Beeston as a reluctant mediator. Stars Karl Howman. From June 1991.

0605Emergency1991070220080219 (BBC7)
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It's decision time for Miss Lewis and student Adam's home life causes concern.

It's decision time for Miss Lewis and student Adam's home life causes concern. Stars Karl Howman. From July 1991.

0606A Day At The Centre1991070920080226 (BBC7)
20120814 (BBC7)
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Chaos reigns when Mr Sims' class win a trip to the 'Blue Peter' TV studio.

Chaos reigns when Mr Sims' class win a trip to the 'Blue Peter' TV studio. Stars James Grout and Karl Howman. From July 1991.

0607Thursday's Child1991071620080304 (BBC7)
20120821 (BBC7)
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20160418 (BBC7)
20160419 (BBC7)

Teaching staff are worried over a controversial new proposal from the school governors.

Teaching staff are worried over a controversial new proposal from the school governors. Stars James Grout. From July 1991.

0608 LASTThe Games Children Play1991072320080311 (BBC7)
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20160426 (BBC7)

School staff can't wait for summer holidays, but as sports day looms, a pupil sparks panic

School staff can't wait for summer holidays, but as sports day looms, one pupil sparks panic. Stars Karl Howman. From July 1991.

0701Back In The Jug20080318 (BBC7)
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The start of another school year and a 'surprise' announcement leads to ructions.

The start of another school year and a 'surprise' announcement leads to ructions. With James Grout and Karl Howman. From April 1992.

0701Back In The Jug Again1992040220050822 (BBC7)
20050823 (BBC7)
20080318 (BBC7)
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The first staff meeting of the year brings a 'surprise' announcement with consequences that threaten harmony in the staff room.

0702Witch Hunt1992040920050829 (BBC7)
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A peeved parent asks whether teacher knows best, and Mrs Rudd won't take no for an answer.

A peeved parent asks whether teacher knows best, and Mrs Rudd won't take no for an answer. Stars James Grout. From April 1992.

A dissatisfied parent challenges the 'teacher knows best' syndrome and Mrs Rudd refuses to take 'no' for an answer.

0703Is There A Father Christmas?1992041620050905 (BBC7)
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Christmas is on the horizon and Mr Sims is elected to co-ordinate school festivities.

Pity he doesn't spot the 'banana skin'.

0704Fatal Attraction1992042320050912 (BBC7)
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'Outrageous fortune' deals a cruel blow to Mr Sims - and to an unsuspecting Mrs Patterson.

'Outrageous fortune' deals a cruel blow to Mr Sims - and to an unsuspecting Mrs Patterson. Stars Karl Howman. From April 1992.

0705Horses For Courses1992043020050919 (BBC7)
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20121213 (BBC7)
20121214 (BBC7)
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A school break-in sparks trouble and it's interview day for the Deputy Head's job.

A school break-in sparks trouble and it's interview day for the Deputy Head's job. With Brenda Blethyn. From April 1992.

A tense day at the school - it's the final board for Mr Holliday's job.

Four are called - but who will be chosen?

0706Beside The Seaside1992050720050926 (BBC7)
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Staff and pupils set off on a school trip, but trouble soon erupts at their guest house.

Staff and pupils set off on a school trip, but trouble soon erupts at their guest house. Stars James Grout. From May 1992.

There's a time for everything, but to be realistic, was there ever a totally trouble-free school trip?

School trip time proves trouble for King Street.

0707Taking The Rap1992051420051003 (BBC7)
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20160719 (BBC7)

Trouble is brewing over a pupil playing truant and a strict disciplinarian on the staff.

School trouble is brewing over a pupil playing truant and a strict disciplinarian on the staff. With Dilys Laye. From May 1992.

Trouble's brewing over a pupil playing truant and a strict disciplinarian on the staff.

School trouble's brewing over a pupil playing truant and a strict disciplinarian on the staff. With Dilys Laye. From May 1992.

An absent pupil and a strict disciplinarian on the staff - there's trouble brewing in King Street.

Cast includes Dilys Laye.

There is often more to playing truant than meets the eye, as Mr Long is to discover.

Meantime, Mrs Rudd has other fish to fry.

Mr Long discovers there is often more to ""playing truant"" than meets the eye.

Meanwhile Mrs Rudd has other fish to fry.

0708Endings And Beginnings1992052120080506 (BBC7)
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Mixed emotions as the school year draws to a close with Mr Holliday's last day in teaching

Mixed emotions as the school year draws to a close with Mr Holliday's last day in teaching. Stars Karl Howman. From May 1992.

0708 LASTEndings And Beginnings1992052120051010 (BBC7)
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Mixed emotions as the school year draws to a close with Mr Holliday's last day in teaching

Mixed emotions as the school year draws to a close with Mr Holliday's last day in teaching. Stars Karl Howman. From May 1992.

Mixed emotions as the staff approach the end of the school year and Mr Holliday's last day in teaching.

There are mixed emotions among the staff as they approach the end of the school year.

0801Mr Chips1995041920051017 (BBC7)
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A school inspection is due, but the visitor in the playground is not from Ofsted.

A school inspection is due, but the visitor in the playground is not from Ofsted. With Trevor Peacock as Mr Chips.

There's a school inspection due, but the visitor in the playground is not from Ofsted.

With Trevor Peacock as Mr Chips.

A problem-free day at King Street is virtually a contradiction in terms.

For instance, take today.

Starring Karl Howman.

0802Settling In1995042620051024 (BBC7)
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There's a new member of staff at the school and certain male colleagues are most impressed. Stars Karl Howman. From April 1995.

There's a new member of staff at the school and certain male colleagues are most impressed

There's new blood in the staffroom and in the music-room, where Mrs Rudd discovers more than music emerging from her piano.

Episode 2 of 6.

New blood in the staffroom, and in the classroom where Mrs Rudd discovers more than music emerging from her piano.

0803Beginnings And Endings1995050320051031 (BBC7)
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Even retired, Mr Holliday still manages to influence the smooth running of King Street with a day of drama. Stars Karl Howman and Tom Watson. From May 1995.

Even retired, Mr Holliday still manages to influence the smooth running of King Street.

Newly retired Mr Holliday still manages to influence the smooth running of King Street.

Episode 3 of 6.

Mr Holliday returns to King Street and a day of drama ensues.

Mr Holliday returns to King Street, and a day of drama.

0803Is There A Father Christmas?20080401 (BBC7)
20121220 (BBC7)
20121221 (BBC7)

Mr Sims is elected to coordinate school festivities, but he doesn't spot the 'banana skin'

Mr Sims is elected to coordinate school festivities, but he doesn't spot the 'banana skin'. Stars Karl Howman. From April 1992.

0804Left Out, Roped In1995051020051107 (BBC7)
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Mrs Rudd champions 'back to basics' in the playground, while Mr Sims has an equally tough challenge to handle. Stars Karl Howman. From May 1995.

Mrs Rudd champions 'back to basics' in the playground, while Mr Sims has an equally tough challenge to handle.

0805Confusion1995051720051114 (BBC7)
20051115 (BBC7)
20080610 (BBC7)
20080611 (BBC7)
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20130322 (BBC7)

An anonymous message for Mr Sims - someone's idea of a joke? Only it's not very funny.

An anonymous message for Mr Sims - someone's idea of a joke? Trouble is, the message isn't very funny. Stars Karl Howman. From May 1995.

An anonymous message for Mr Sims - someone's idea of a joke? Trouble is, the message is not very funny.

Is the anonymous message for Mr Sims someone's idea of a joke? Possibly, but it's not very funny.

0806 LASTInternal Inquiries1995052420051121 (BBC7)
20051122 (BBC7)
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20080618 (BBC7)
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20130329 (BBC7)

Accusations of assault, a mysterious graffiti artist and Mrs Patterson is 'unwell'.

Accusations of assault, a mysterious graffiti artist and Mrs Patterson is 'unwell'. Just another day at King Street. Stars James Grout. From May 1995.

Just another day at King Street.

Mysteries galore, and Mr Beeston would like them cleared up before the summer holidays.

0901Danger Zone1996120419980226
20051205 (BBC7)
20051206 (BBC7)
20080701 (BBC7)
20080702 BT=0630 (BBC7)

Mr Beeston remembers when school was a sanctuary of sorts from the harsher perils of the outside world.

Not any longer.

Episode 2 of 8.

Jim Eldridge's six-part comedy drama stars Karl Howman as Mr Sims, and James Grout as Mr Beeston, the head teacher.

1: `Danger Zone'.

Mr Beeston remembers when school was a sanctuary from the perils of the outside world.

With Marlene Sidaway, Margaret John, Vivienne Martin, Deirdre Costello and Paul Copley.

Mr Beeston remembers a time when school was a sanctuary of sorts from the harsher perils of the outside world.

0901Responsibilities1996112719980219
20051128 (BBC7)
20051129 (BBC7)
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20080625 BT=0630 (BBC7)
20130502 (BBC7)
20130503 (BBC7)

A new school year, a new face in the staff room and the start of great confusion. Starring Karl Howman.

A new school year, a new face in the staffroom and the start of great confusion.

Starring Karl Howman.

A new school year, a new face in the staffroom and a great deal of confusion.

With the new school year, a new face arrives in the staff room.

0902A Bridge To Afar1996121119980305
20051212 (BBC7)
20051213 (BBC7)
20080708 (BBC7)
20080709 (BBC7)

The happiest days of your life? Well, that depends..

With Marlene Sidaway, Margaret John, Vivienne Martin, Deirdre Costello and Paul Copley.

A successful former pupil visits to provide valuable lessons in business and cultural bridge building.

Starring Karl Howman.

Episode 3 of 8.

0902Danger Zone1996120419980226
20051205 (BBC7)
20051206 (BBC7)
20080701 (BBC7)
20130509 (BBC7)
20130510 (BBC7)

Mr Beeston remembers a time when school was a sanctuary of sorts from the harsher perils of the outside world. Stars James Grout. From December 1996.

Mr Beeston remembers when school was a haven from the harsh perils of the outside world.

Mr Beeston remembers when school was a sanctuary of sorts from the harsher perils of the outside world.

Not any longer.

Jim Eldridge's six-part comedy drama stars Karl Howman as Mr Sims, and James Grout as Mr Beeston, the head teacher.

1: `Danger Zone'.

Mr Beeston remembers when school was a sanctuary from the perils of the outside world.

With Marlene Sidaway, Margaret John, Vivienne Martin, Deirdre Costello and Paul Copley.

0903A Bridge To Afar1996121120080708 (BBC7)
20130516 (BBC7)
20130517 (BBC7)

With digging in the playground, lessons are learned when an old boy visits the school. Stars Karl Howman. From December 1996.

A former pupil visits to give valuable lessons in business and cultural bridge building.

A successful former pupil visits to provide valuable lessons in business and cultural bridge building. Starring Karl Howman.

0903Relative Values1996121819980312
20051219 (BBC7)
20051220 (BBC7)
20080715 (BBC7)
20080716 BT=0630 (BBC7)

A testing time for two little girls - and for some of the teachers.

Episode 4 of 8.

Jim Eldridge's six-part comedy drama stars Karl Howman as Mr Sims, and James Grout as Mr Beeston, the head teacher.

3: `Relative Values'.

With Marlene Sidaway and Margaret John.

It is a testing time for two little girls - and some of the teachers.

A new parent-governor is rocking the boat, there's trouble in the playground and the staff gets involved in a Quiz Night.

0904Crossed Lines1996121819980319
20030701 (BBC7)
20060109 (BBC7)
20060110 (BBC7)
20080729 (BBC7)
20080730 (BBC7)

An angry visitor, a naughty boy and a girl with a 'problem' make for an uncomfortable day at King Street.

A six-part comedy drama created by Jim Eldrige and written by Richard Stoneman, starring Karl Howman as Mr Sims, and James Grout as Mr Beeston, the head teacher.

4: `Crossed Lines'.

An angry visitor, a naughty boy, and a girl with a `problem' make for an uncomfortable day at King Street.

With Marlene Sidaway, Margaret John, Paul Copley and Deirdre Costello.

An angry visitor, a naughty boy and a girl with a 'problem' make for an uncomfortable day at school.

Starring Karl Howman.

Episode 6 of 8.

0904Relative Values1996122519980312
20051219 (BBC7)
20051220 (BBC7)
20080715 (BBC7)
20130523 (BBC7)
20130524 (BBC7)

A new parent-governor is rocking the boat and there's trouble in the playground.

A new parent-governor is rocking the boat, there's trouble in the playground and the staff gets involved in a Quiz Night.

A testing time for two little girls - and for some of the teachers.

Episode 4 of 8.

Jim Eldridge's six-part comedy drama stars Karl Howman as Mr Sims, and James Grout as Mr Beeston, the head teacher.

3: `Relative Values'.

With Marlene Sidaway and Margaret John.

It is a testing time for two little girls - and some of the teachers.

0905Financial Times1996122519980326
20030702 (BBC7)
20060116 (BBC7)
20060117 (BBC7)
20080805 (BBC7)
20080806 BT=0630 (BBC7)

Who'd be a crime reporter? Young Rafat learns the hard way.

A six-part comedy drama created by Jim Eldridge and written by Paul Copley, starring Karl Howman as Mr Sims, and James Grout as Mr Beeston, the head teacher.

5: `Financial Times'.

Who would be a crime reporter? Young Rafat learns the hard way.

With Marlene Sidaway, Margaret John, Tom Watson, Vivienne Martin, Paul Copley and Deirdre Costello.

Starring Karl Howman, James Grout and Margaret John.

Episode 7 of 8.

0905With Love1996122519980326
20060102 (BBC7)
20060103 (BBC7)
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20080723 BT=0630 (BBC7)
20130530 (BBC7)
20130531 (BBC7)

Mr Sims is very unhappy in class, while Mrs Rudd thinks she's the victim of a prank. Stars Karl Howman. From January 1997.

Mr Sims is very unhappy in class, while Mrs Rudd thinks she's the victim of a prank.

Mr Sims is very unhappy, so is Mrs Rudd, though for a quite different reason.

Mr Sims is very unhappy so is Mrs Russ but for a completely different reason.

Mr Sims is very unhappy, and so is Mrs Rudd - but for a completely different reason.

0906Crossed Lines1996121819980319
20030701 (BBC7)
20060109 (BBC7)
20060110 (BBC7)

An angry visitor, a naughty boy and a girl with a 'problem' make for an uncomfortable day at King Street.

A six-part comedy drama created by Jim Eldrige and written by Richard Stoneman, starring Karl Howman as Mr Sims, and James Grout as Mr Beeston, the head teacher.

4: `Crossed Lines'.

An angry visitor, a naughty boy, and a girl with a `problem' make for an uncomfortable day at King Street.

With Marlene Sidaway, Margaret John, Paul Copley and Deirdre Costello.

0906Crossed Lines1997010819980319
20030701 (BBC7)
20060109 (BBC7)
20060110 (BBC7)
20080729 (BBC7)
20130606 (BBC7)
20130607 (BBC7)

An angry visitor, a naughty boy and a girl with a 'problem' make for an uncomfortable day at school. Starring Karl Howman.

An angry visitor, a naughty boy and a girl with a 'problem' make for an uncomfortable day.

An angry visitor, a naughty boy and a girl with a 'problem' make for an uncomfortable day at King Street.

A six-part comedy drama created by Jim Eldrige and written by Richard Stoneman, starring Karl Howman as Mr Sims, and James Grout as Mr Beeston, the head teacher.

4: `Crossed Lines'.

An angry visitor, a naughty boy, and a girl with a `problem' make for an uncomfortable day at King Street.

With Marlene Sidaway, Margaret John, Paul Copley and Deirdre Costello.

0906Gridlocked1997012219980402
20030703 (BBC7)
20060123 (BBC7)
20060124 (BBC7)
20080812 (BBC7)
20080813 BT=0630 (BBC7)

'The best laid schemes o' mice an' men, gang aft a-gley'.

Robert Burns obviously knew all about school trips.

Last in a six-part comedy drama written by Jim Eldridge, starring Karl Howman as Mr Sims, and James Grout as Mr Beeston, the head teacher.

`Gridlocked.' `The best-laid schemes o' mice an' men gang aft a-gley.' Robert Burns obviously knew all about school trips.

With Marlene Sidaway, Margaret John, Vivienne Martin and Deirdre Costello.

Stars Karl Howman.

Episode 8 of 8.

0907Financial Times1996122519980326
20030702 (BBC7)
20060116 (BBC7)
20060117 (BBC7)

Who'd be a crime reporter? Young Rafat learns the hard way.

A six-part comedy drama created by Jim Eldridge and written by Paul Copley, starring Karl Howman as Mr Sims, and James Grout as Mr Beeston, the head teacher.

5: `Financial Times'.

Who would be a crime reporter? Young Rafat learns the hard way.

With Marlene Sidaway, Margaret John, Tom Watson, Vivienne Martin, Paul Copley and Deirdre Costello.

0907Financial Times1997011519980326
20030702 (BBC7)
20060116 (BBC7)
20060117 (BBC7)
20080805 (BBC7)
20130613 (BBC7)
20130614 (BBC7)

Who'd be a crime reporter? Young Rafat learns the hard way. Starring Karl Howman, James Grout and Margaret John. From January 1997.

Who'd be a crime reporter? Young Rafat learns the hard way. Starring Karl Howman.

Who'd be a crime reporter? Young Rafat learns the hard way.

A six-part comedy drama created by Jim Eldridge and written by Paul Copley, starring Karl Howman as Mr Sims, and James Grout as Mr Beeston, the head teacher.

5: `Financial Times'.

Who would be a crime reporter? Young Rafat learns the hard way.

With Marlene Sidaway, Margaret John, Tom Watson, Vivienne Martin, Paul Copley and Deirdre Costello.

0908 LASTGridlocked1997012219980402
20030703 (BBC7)
20060123 (BBC7)
20060124 (BBC7)
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With summer holidays imminent, it's time for a museum trip. What could possibly go wrong?

With summer holidays imminent, it's time for a museum trip. What could possibly go wrong? Stars Karl Howman. From January 1997.

'The best laid schemes o' mice an' men, gang aft a-gley'.

Robert Burns obviously knew all about school trips.

Last in a six-part comedy drama written by Jim Eldridge, starring Karl Howman as Mr Sims, and James Grout as Mr Beeston, the head teacher.

`Gridlocked.' `The best-laid schemes o' mice an' men gang aft a-gley.' Robert Burns obviously knew all about school trips.

With Marlene Sidaway, Margaret John, Vivienne Martin and Deirdre Costello.

1001Proposals1998092819990331
20030704 (BBC7)
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20060131 (BBC7)
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20130802 (BBC7)
20130803 (BBC7)

A new school year brings campaigning teachers, and congratulations may be in order.

A new school year brings campaigning teachers, while elsewhere congratulations may be in order. Stars Karl Howman. From September 1998.

The start of the new school year brings campaigning teachers, whilst elsewhere congratulations may be in order.

Jim Eldridge's comedy drama stars Karl Howman as Mr Sims, and James Grout as Mr Beeston, the head teacher.

Are congratulations in order at the start of a new school year?

With Marlene Sidaway, Margaret John, Vivienne Martin and Deirdre Costello.

The start of a new school year...campaigning teachers....and are congratulations in order?

A new school year brings campaigning teachers, whilst elsewhere congratulations may be in order.

Starring Karl Howman.

1002The Rivals1998100519990407
20030707 (BBC7)
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20130810 (BBC7)

In the red corner, Mr Sims. In the blue corner, Mr Long. And may the best man win the job!

In the red corner, Mr Sims! In the blue corner, Mr Long! Seconds out as they compete for a job. Stars Karl Howman and Paul Copley. From October 1998.

In the red corner, Mr Sims! In the blue corner, Mr Long! And may the best man win!

Jim Eldridge's six-part comedy drama stars Karl Howman as Mr Sims, and James Grout as Mr Beeston, the head teacher.

2: `The Rivals'.

In the red corner, Mr Sims! In the blue corner, Mr Long! And may the best man win! With Marlene Sidaway and Margaret John.

In the red corner, Mr Sims! In the blue corner, Mr Long! And may the best man win - the job! Stars Karl Howman and Paul Copley.

Episode 2 of 6.

1003Accusations1998101219990414
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20130817 (BBC7)

The spread of damaging rumours creates a nightmare scenario for Mr Sims.

The spread of damaging rumours creates a nightmare scenario for Mr Sims. Stars Karl Howman. From October 1998.

Jim Eldridge's six-part comedy drama stars Karl Howman as Mr Sims, and James Grout as Mr Beeston, the head teacher.

With Marlene Sidaway, Margaret John and Tom Watson.

1004Target Practice1998101919990421
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20060220 (BBC7)
20060221 (BBC7)
20080909 (BBC7)
20080910 BT=0630 (BBC7)

"You miss one target, you hit another!" Well, that's life.

Jim Eldridge's six-part comedy drama stars Karl Howman as Mr Sims, and James Grout as Mr Beeston, the head teacher.

4: `Target Practice'.

You miss one target, you hit another...

Well, that's life.

With Marlene Sidaway and Margaret John.

'You miss one target, you hit another!' Assessments and jumble sales loom ahead for the school's staff.

Starring Karl Howman.

1004Target Practice1998101919990428
20030709 (BBC7)
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20130824 (BBC7)

'You miss one target, you hit another!' School assessments and a jumble sale are looming.

Target Practice: 'You miss one target, you hit another!' School assessments and a jumble sale are looming. Stars Karl Howman. From October 1998.

"You miss one target, you hit another!" Well, that's life.

Episode 4 of 6.

Jim Eldridge's six-part comedy drama stars Karl Howman as Mr Sims, and James Grout as Mr Beeston, the head teacher.

4: `Target Practice'.

You miss one target, you hit another...

Well, that's life.

With Marlene Sidaway and Margaret John.

1005Incidental Music1998102619990505
20030710 (BBC7)
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20080917 BT=0630 (BBC7)
20130830 (BBC7)
20130831 (BBC7)

The governors try to balance the school funds in the face of a bid to reduce class sizes.

The governors try to balance the school funds in the face of a bid to reduce class sizes. Starring Karl Howman.

What of the Governors' plans for the future?

Jim Eldridge's six-part comedy drama stars Karl Howman as Mr Sims, and James Grout as Mr Beeston, the head teacher.

5: `Incidental Music'.

What of the Governor's plans for the future? With Marlene Sidaway and Margaret John.

And what of the Governor's pPlans for the future? With Marlene Sidaway and Margaret John.

/ And what of the Governor's plans for the future?

The governors try to balance the school funds after a bid to reduce class sizes.

Starring Karl Howman.

Episode 5 of 6.

1006 LASTFinal Thoughts1998110219990512
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20130907 (BBC7)

It's the end of the school year, and the end of an era.

It's the end of the school year, and the end of an era. Starring Karl Howman and James Grout. From November 1998.

The end of the school year - and of an era - at King Street Junior School.

With Karl Howman as Mr Sims.

Jim Eldridge's comedy drama stars Karl Howman as Mr Sims, and James Grout as Mr Beeston, the head teacher.

`Final Thoughts'.

The end of a school year - and of an era - at King Street Junior School.

With Marlene Sidaway and Margaret John.

/ Jim Eldridge's comedy drama starring Karl Howman as Mr Sims, and James Grout as Mr Beeston, the head teacher.

6: `Final Thoughts'.

The end of a school year and the end of an era at King Street Junior School.

Starring Karl Howman and James Grout.

Episode 6 of 6.