Teachers (2001–2004)

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Comedy drama that follows the exploits of school staff both inside and out of the classroom.

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Ursula Holden Gill ...
 Carol Schicklgruber (40 episodes, 2001-2004)
Gillian Bevan ...
 Clare Hunter (40 episodes, 2001-2004)
Lloyd McGuire ...
 Bob Porter / ... (40 episodes, 2001-2004)
Ellen Thomas ...
 Liz Webb (39 episodes, 2001-2004)
Tamzin Malleson ...
 Penny Neville (32 episodes, 2002-2004)
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 Brian Steadman (31 episodes, 2001-2003)
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 Kurt McKenna (31 episodes, 2001-2003)
Vicky Hall ...
 Lindsay Pearce (22 episodes, 2003-2004)
Marsha Leanne Crosby ...
 Kayla (22 episodes, 2002-2004)
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 Simon Casey (20 episodes, 2001-2003)
Jason Boyd ...
 Adam Grint (19 episodes, 2003-2004)
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 Susan Gately (18 episodes, 2001-2002)
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 Jenny Paige (18 episodes, 2001-2002)
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Comedy drama that follows the exploits of school staff both inside and out of the classroom.

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Kurt McKenna: [about JP] He loves Christmas
Brian Steadman: [mimicking JP] It's fucking magic!
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a cult show for the 00's
3 May 2001 | by (Newbury, England) – See all my reviews

The First time Andrew Lincoln came to British Screens, was in the cult TV show "This Life" in which he played a quirky, neurotic and often confused lawyer. The reason the two series of "This life" were so good was due to the rich array of characters who played off one another so nicely, and a strong story line that was fast paced, witty and realistic.

Teacher's feels like it was written as a vehicle to show case the strongest characteristics of Lincoln's character in "This life". His character, Simon, in teachers is even more neurotic and confused about life than Egg was. On paper this sounds like it runs the risk of type-casting Lincoln and ruining the show from the out set. In reality Lincoln manages to pull it off; in fact he does so, so superbly that he avoids all the clichés and pitfalls and really shines.

While Andrew Lincoln twinkles his socks off, the rest of the cast refuse to be out done, Raquel Cassidy and nina Sosanya who play susan and jenny Respectively, do so subtly if not sublimely again avoiding the clichés, and Simon's two slobby mates (also teachers) Brian and Kurt played by Adrian Bower and Navin Chowdhry, provide the perfect foil for Simons ever growing neurosis.

At the end of the day, Teachers again has a strong storyline with a lot of fast paced humour and wit, while maintaining a degree of realism and showing teaching from both sides of the black board, teachers has all the potential and as I'm sure time will show has all the makings of a cult show in it's own right.


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