Leila Hoffman: Bad Education

Date - 14 August, 2012, All News Comedy Television
Leila Hoffman | Sainou Talent Agency London

Leila Hoffman stars as Mrs Collinson in the new BBC comedy series Bad Education. The first of the 6 episodes can be seen tonight at 10pm on BBC3.

Bad Education is written by and stars Jack Whitehall (Fresh Meat; Stand Up For The Week; Comedy Lab). Fellow cast members include Mathew Horne, Michelle Gomez, Sarah Solemani and Ethan Lawrence. Ben Cavey (Benidorm; Grandma’s House) produces with Ben Gosling Fuller (Bleak Old Shop Of Stuff; Ideal) directing.

The series follows teacher Alfie (Jack Whitehall) and his dysfunctional relationships with his fellow staff and often difficult students.


Leila Hoffman is one of the UK's leading comedy actresses and her role of Mrs Treacher in How Not To Live Your Life has a huge fan base.

Other screen credits include Walter, Drifters, Bad Education, Doctor Who, Skins, Not Going Out and on film Pusher for Vertigo Films, Magician's, Felicia's Journey, The Witches and Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone.

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