Matthew's arson attempt only results in his family moving to another dingy hotel. The t-shirt business is terminated, and Jacko's dog is found.





Episode credited cast:
John Alford ...
Toby Aspin ...
Ian Barnes ...
Julie Buckfield ...
Sarah Butler ...
Alice Dawnay ...
Alice Rowe
Nicholas Donnelly ...
John Drummond ...
Graeme Eaves ...
Karen Ford ...
Julia Goodman ...
Mrs. Pearson
Sonya Kearns ...
Jamie Lehane ...


The firemen put out the blaze, and carry out Matthew to his anxious mother. The police are immediately suspicious about the matches found near him. That night, Robbie has a vivid nightmare about the thugs involved with the pub brawl. Aichaa's mother gives her an interrogation about her friendship with Robbie. News of Matthew's arson gets back to school, and Mr. Mackenzie goes to visit the Pearsons. It becomes apparent Matthew set fire to the hotel in order that the council would re-house his family. Mike gets an early copy of the local paper - courtesy of the eager Mr. Hargreaves - with his photo prominent. Mike buys one of the specially made t-shirts with a caricature of the Deputy Head on it in retaliation. Mr. Robson sees and it is confiscated. A rumour starts spreading that Miss Booth has been sacked. A fight breaks out in the canteen and Mr. Robson intervenes, but he is berated by Mr Hargreaves who tells him that he had it under control. As the PE teacher leaves, the Deputy Head ... Written by Geffers

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Comedy | Drama | Family





Release Date:

16 February 1990 (UK)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Most annoying character?? prbsnoop1974
Characters who have worn their ties the thin way at GH over the years budgies02
best grange hill generation baridbel
To all Grange Hill fans who think a lot about Grange Hill budgies02
Penny Lewis - phwoar! JMack2008
New dvd edits?? johnnyboybance-1
Discuss Episode #13.14 (1990) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: