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John Esmonde (original story & screenplay) and
Bob Larbey (original story & screenplay)
Release Date:
10 September 1971 (UK) See more »
Mr Hedges takes his class on a field trip, with disastrous consequences. | Add synopsis »
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John Alderton ... Bernard Hedges

Deryck Guyler ... Norman Potter
Noel Howlett ... Mr. Cromwell
Joan Sanderson ... Doris Ewell
Richard Davies ... Mr. Price
Erik Chitty ... Mr. Smith

Patsy Rowlands ... Angela Cutforth
Peter Cleall ... Eric Duffy
Carol Hawkins ... Sharon Eversleigh
Liz Gebhardt ... Maureen Bullock
David Barry ... Frankie Abbott
Peter Denyer ... Dennis Dunstable
Malcolm McFee ... Peter Craven
Aziz Resham ... Feisal
Brinsley Forde ... Wesley
Jill Kerman ... Penny Wheeler
Norman Bird ... Reynolds
Barbara Mitchell ... Mrs. Abbott
Peter Bayliss ... Mr. Dunstable
Eve Pearce ... Mrs. Dunstable
Jack Smethurst ... Bus Driver
Daphne Heard ... Old Gypsy Lady
Nicholas Locise ... Nobbler (as Nicky Locise)
Brenda Cowling ... Mrs. Duffy
Richard Everett ... Malcolm
Hayden Evans ... Parsons
Fred Beauman ... Gypsy (as Frederick Beauman)
Graham Angell ... Kid
Gregory Scott ... Teacher
Jenny Irvine ... Pupil
George Georghiou ... Pupil
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tony Allen ... Irate Driver in Hillman Imp (uncredited)

Richard Calder ... Pupil (uncredited)
Todd Carty ... Boy in Assembly Wishing to Be Excused (uncredited)
Barbara Frankland ... School Girl (uncredited)

Kevin Hudson ... Pupil (uncredited)

Directed by
Mark Stuart 
Writing credits
John Esmonde (original story & screenplay) and
Bob Larbey (original story & screenplay)

Produced by
Richard Bates .... executive producer
Leslie Grade .... executive producer
Andrew Mitchell .... producer
Original Music by
Michael Vickers  (as Mike Vickers)
Cinematography by
Wilkie Cooper (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Richard Best 
Casting by
Diana Parry 
Richard Price 
Art Direction by
Denys Pavitt 
Set Decoration by
Helen Thomas 
Makeup Department
Olga Angelinetta .... hair
Alex Garfath .... makeup artist
Production Management
John Wilcox .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Pat Kelly .... assistant director
Art Department
Bill Dennison .... assistant art director (as Bill Bennison)
Sound Department
Ken Barker .... dubbing mixer
Les Hammond .... sound recordist
Colin Miller .... dubbing editor
Graham V. Hartstone .... sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Tom Welford .... sound maintenance (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Frank Drake .... camera operator
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Dora Lloyd .... wardrobe
Music Department
Harry Rabinowitz .... conductor
Sam Fonteyn .... original theme music (uncredited)
Other crew
Phyllis Townshend .... continuity
Tony Tweedale .... publicist (uncredited)

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Additional Details

100 min
Color (Eastmancolor)
Australia:G | Iceland:L | UK:U (original rating) (passed with cuts) | UK:PG (tv rating) | UK:PG (video rating) (1986) (2004)

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Patsy Rowlands's besotted art/domestic science teacher Miss Cutforth does not feature in the parent TV series.See more »
Continuity: The washing-up bubbles on Frankie's face changes position several times.See more »
[Bernard and Penny are dancing at the party]
Bernard Hedges:I still can't understand why Mr Dunstable changed his mind so quickly!
Penny Wheeler:Well, a little bird told me Potter found out he couldn't write.
Bernard Hedges:It's almost as if he had an actual aversion to writing!
[Bernard stops dancing as he realises what Penny has just said]
Bernard Hedges:Ah!
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Movie Connections:
References Quo Vadis (1951)See more »
All Things Bright and BeautifulSee more »


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14 out of 16 people found the following review useful.
Why I love this film, 9 November 1998
Author: Ginger-17 from Stockport, Cheshire

I can't say enough about how wonderful I think this film, and the TV series is. It is just so incredibly FUNNY! All your fave characters are in it - Hedges, played by John Alderton is as gorgeous as ever (yes, I do like him!), Potter the caretaker is played by the hilarious Deryck Guyler and the hopeless headmaster Cromwell is played by Noel Howlett. Not forgetting the pupils of 5C of course! This is a must for all fans of the show, and it explains how Bernard met Penny for the first time. All teachers must watch this film! EVERYONE must watch this film!

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