Grange Hill: Season 22, Episode 2

Episode #22.2 (28 Jan. 1999)

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Calvin suffers an Asthma attack when Nathan throws his inhaler away. Alec returns to school, but there seems little hope that he can stay.


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Episode credited cast:
Kate Bell ...
Kelly Bradshaw
Alec Jones
William Christopher French ...
Rochelle Gadd ...
Dill Lodge
Sally Geoghegan ...
Joanne Hildon ...
Tam Hoskyns ...
Mrs. Betterton
Doreen Ingleton ...
Mrs. Braithwaite
Michael Larkin ...
Diana Magness ...
Evelyn Wright
Marcel McCalla ...
Wayne Sutcliffe (as Peter Morton)
Stuart Organ ...


Alec gets up after spending the night in a shop doorway. Calvin tries to tell Spencer that he suffers from Asthma, but he's a bit like the "boy who cried wolf" after all his tall tales. Alec's social worker, Cathy, is surprised to find Alec missing from home: his father says he ran off - meanwhile Alec has entered school grounds. To both Wayne, and Miss Carver's astonishment, they find Alec in the English class. Wayne objects that they were told he'd never be back, and Miss Carver escorts him out. Amy learns that she'll need about £20 to buy what she needs at the PTA sale - the amount seems enormous to her. Nathan finds his "brother" Calvin dodging games, under the excuse of his asthma, and escorts him, kindly, but firmly, to the changing rooms. Afterwards, Nathan disposes of Calvin's inhaler, believing it to be just a prop in Calvin's excuse. Out on the streets, Alec looks sadly at the few coins he has on his person, and hungrily at the window of a fast food shop. He sees an old ... Written by Geffers

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