Joivan Wade Films Big School

Date - 4 April, 2013, All News Comedy Television

Joivan Wade films Big School, he plays series lead Manyou alongside David Walliams and Catherine Tate in this much anticipated new sitcom for the BBC. The brand new comedy was written by David Walliams and is set in the staff room of an urban secondary school. Produced by the BBC and Bert Productions, Big School is due to hit our screens in late 2013.

The BBC describe the show as “a comedy about a dysfunctional staff room, unrequited love and interactive white boards”. Walliams will head the cast as lovelorn chemistry teacher Mr Church; the object of his affections is new member of staff Miss Postern (Catherine Tate), a French teacher who has never actually visited France.


Joivan Wade is Vic Stone/ Cyborg in Season 1 & 2 of DC Universes Doom Patrol.

Joivan stars as Isaiah in the 4th installment of Hollywood franchise The First Purge for Universal and Blumhouse pictures.

He trained at Brit School, and was a member of The National Youth Theatre and rose to prominence in the comedy trio Mandem on the Wall, playing a series regular role in the hit E4 show Youngers.

He has worked alongside comedy legends David Walliams, Catherine Tate and Matt Lucas on BBC series Big School, Walliams and Friend and Pompidou. Joivan also worked with longstanding comedian Sir Lenny Henry in his TV adaption and theatre performance of Rudy’s Rare Records.

Other television credits include BBC crime drama The Interceptor, playing fan favourite Rigsy across two series of Doctor Who and series regular Jordan Johnson in Eastenders.

Film credits include lead roles in The Weekend Movie for Netflix Worldwide, VS. for BBC and Silvertown Films.

Joivan is also co writer and founder of the online platform The Wall of Comedy Since its launch in 2015 the platform has spanned over 3.2 billion views, reaching over 107,000,000 people per week.

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