Double Science

Comedy about Colin and Kenneth, two science teachers at a sixth form college that specialises in drama.

When the Head of Science dies of a heart attack, his replacement is determined to revitalise the department.

Colin and Kenneth must deal with their new boss and the constant harassment by Danny Woods, the pretentious drama teacher who cannot resist goading them.

Episodes

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01Pilot2007070420080514
20110728 (BBC7)
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Comedy about Colin and Kenneth, two science teachers at a sixth form college that specialises in drama.

When the Head of Science dies of a heart attack, his replacement is determined to revitalise the department.

Colin and Kenneth must deal with their new boss and the constant harassment by Danny Woods, the pretentious drama teacher who cannot resist goading them.

Teacher turmoil at a sixth form college for drama, when a new female science head arrives.

Teacher turmoil at a sixth form college for drama, when a new female science head arrives. Stars Rebecca Front. From July 2007.

02Moving House2008052120110804 (BBC7)
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20140428 (BBC7)
20140429 (BBC7)

Teachers Kenneth and Colin are going to have to find new abodes quick smart.

Teachers Kenneth and Colin are going to have to find new abodes quick smart. Stars Margaret Cabourn-smith. From May 2008.

The department is in turmoil.

Someone is breaking into the labs at night, which means Kenneth will have to look for a new home.

Alison still can't find a place to stay.

Into this mix comes Donna, their new student who has a unique method of funding her own education.

03Real Ale2008052820110811 (BBC7)
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A real ale home brewing competition turns teachers Kenneth and Colin into bitter rivals.

A real ale home brewing competition turns teachers Kenneth and Colin into bitter rivals. Stars Rebecca Front. From May 2008.

It's the annual Real Ale competition but Colin and Kenneth have each entered a rival brew which leads to a bitter feud.

Alison despairs of running a science department where the staff won't speak to one another.

04Field Trip2008060420110818 (BBC7)
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Alison takes her class to a Cumbrian wind farm, with keen Colin and Kenneth in hot pursuit

Alison takes her class to a Cumbrian wind farm, with keen Colin and Kenneth in hot pursuit. Stars Rebecca Front. From May 2008.

Forresters College students are going on a trip to look at some wind farms.

Colin is very excited at the prospect of impressing Alison, while Kenneth is looking forward to drinking the full selection of real ales at a local pub.

Unfortunately, things don't turn out quite as planned.

05Bonfire Night2008061120110825 (BBC7)
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20130130 (BBC7)
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Awesome fireworks are promised, but Colin and Kenneth's party doesn't go to plan.

Bonfire Night: Awesome fireworks are promised, but Colin and Kenneth's party doesn't go to plan. Stars Margaret Cabourn-Smith. From June 2008.

Kenneth and Colin are planning their annual fireworks display, but Alison forbids them to spend the entire budget on massive Chinese pyrotechnics.

Colin and Kenneth are not going to disappoint the students, so they decide to make their own.

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When the college gets its own radio station, Colin becomes a playwright (of sorts).

When the college gets its own radio station, Colin becomes a playwright (of sorts). Stars Rebecca Front. From June 2008.

Danny is quick to exploit the college's temporary FM radio licence, staging his own radio plays where he plays Heathcliff to Alison's Cathy.

Jealous Colin writes his own play, also featuring Alison with Kenneth doing all the sound effects.

Unfortunately, Kenneth has a severe attack of the nerves during the broadcast and Colin's attempt to impress Alison backfires spectacularly.