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.
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Did You Know?
Miss Whitchurch refers to the staff room as 'Cold Comfort Farm', a reference to the novel by Stella Gibbons
, first published in 1932. There have been two filmed versions - a television movie (Cold Comfort Farm
(1995)) and a television mini-series (Cold Comfort Farm
(1968)). See more
The boys' and girls' fight on the playing field seems far from antagonistic: most of the cast appear to be suppressing laughter. See more
There's a lady at the door, sir, wanting to know if you'll vote for Miss Winston in the election.
Mrs Hampstead, you can tell your lady that if there is a *male* candidate, whether he's Conservative, socialist, communist or anarchist... or for that matter, Liberal... he will have my vote.
The opening titles appear over drawings by Ronald Searle
in the style of his St. Trinian's cartoons. See more
The Theme from 'The Third Man'
Written and performed by Anton Karas
Heard as a wake-up alarm when Pond is sleeping in the bath See more