Nutbourne College, an old established, all-boys, boarding school is told that another school is to be billeted with due to wartime restrictions. The shock is that it's an all-girls school that has been sent. The two head teachers are soon battling for the upper hand with each other and the Ministry. But a crisis (or two) forces them to work together. Written by
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Did You Know?
There is a reference to 'Oliver Twist' when the students are served porridge and a young boy says "Please, sir, I don't want any more. No, sir!". See more
During the class change scene, the knob on the banister gets broken, but can be seen soon after as unbroken. See more
My mind is made up on one thing Miss Whitchurch: if I sink, you sink with me!
After the end credits have rolled, we see Rainbow and Edwin collapsed exhausted on the playing field. A very early example of a now commonplace device. See more
Featured in Joyce Grenfell 1910-1979