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Hardwicke House 

Sitcom set in a comprehensive school.
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1987  

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Series cast summary:
Roy Kinnear ...  Mr. Wickham 2 episodes, 1987
Pam Ferris ...  Ms. Crabbe 2 episodes, 1987
Tony Haygarth ...  Mr. Savage 2 episodes, 1987
Duncan Preston Duncan Preston ...  Moose Magnusson 2 episodes, 1987
Gavin Richards Gavin Richards ...  Mr. Flashman 2 episodes, 1987
Granville Saxton ...  Mr. Fowl 2 episodes, 1987
Roger Sloman ...  Mr. Mackintosh 2 episodes, 1987
Nick Wilton Nick Wilton ...  Peter Philpott 2 episodes, 1987
Kevin Allen ...  Slasher Bates 2 episodes, 1987
Paul Spurrier ...  Spotty 2 episodes, 1987
Mick O'Donoughue Mick O'Donoughue ...  Ernie 2 episodes, 1987
Patrick Doyle ...  Terry 2 episodes, 1987
Christopher Driscoll Christopher Driscoll ...  Stan 2 episodes, 1987
Chris Pitt Chris Pitt ...  Junior 2 episodes, 1987
Mark Monero ...  Leroy 2 episodes, 1987
Paul Darlow Paul Darlow ...  John 2 episodes, 1987
Stephen Arnold Stephen Arnold 2 episodes, 1987
Annabelle Barker Annabelle Barker 2 episodes, 1987
Dylan Champion Dylan Champion 2 episodes, 1987
Sean George Sean George 2 episodes, 1987
Ladene Hall Ladene Hall 2 episodes, 1987
Michael Hutchinson Michael Hutchinson 2 episodes, 1987
Sally Johnson Sally Johnson 2 episodes, 1987
Pui Fan Lee 2 episodes, 1987
Faye Maguire Faye Maguire 2 episodes, 1987
Leslie Mantock Leslie Mantock 2 episodes, 1987
Phillip Moore Phillip Moore 2 episodes, 1987
Christina Norris Christina Norris 2 episodes, 1987
Mark O'Connell Mark O'Connell 2 episodes, 1987
Joachim Shotter Joachim Shotter 2 episodes, 1987
Leon Snelgrove Leon Snelgrove 2 episodes, 1987
Jean Turner Jean Turner 2 episodes, 1987
Stuart Wattam Stuart Wattam 2 episodes, 1987
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Sitcom set in a comprehensive school.

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UK

Language:

English

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24 February 1987 (UK) See more »

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(7 episodes)

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Although seven episodes were made, only two were broadcast (the 60-minute premiere and one 30-minute episode) on consecutive nights. Due to extreme press and public reaction to its anarchic content, the series was pulled from the schedules and has never been shown since. See more »

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Featured in 80's: The Best of Bad TV (2015) See more »

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Hardly Anarchic - Archaic more like !
1 November 2006 | by graestellaSee all my reviews

I find the previous review astonishing. Hardwick House has appeared on lists of the "worst show of all time" type several times on Channel 4 and Five. It was pulled because the writers thought paedophilia was funny. All the pupils seemed to be the sexual targets of the lecherous staff. This wasn't even funny in the 1950's limbo where the programme was clearly set. Jimmy Edward's "Wacko" and Saint Trinians were just about funny, as they had their tongue firmly in their cheek. Hardwick House had its tongue in the lavatory bowl and was rightly pulled by the ITV planners when they belatedly realised what it was.

How they got it past the powers that be in the first place is the biggest mystery in TV history. Were the commissioners too busy playing golf, or watching the other side like most of the viewers?


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