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A comedy that follows a group of six students about to embark on the most exciting period of their lives so far, university.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Zawe Ashton ...  Vod 30 episodes, 2011-2016
Greg McHugh ...  Howard 30 episodes, 2011-2016
Kimberley Nixon ...  Josie 30 episodes, 2011-2016
Charlotte Ritchie ...  Oregon 30 episodes, 2011-2016
Joe Thomas ...  Kingsley 30 episodes, 2011-2016
Jack Whitehall ...  J.P. 30 episodes, 2011-2016
Tony Gardner ...  Professor Shales / ... 16 episodes, 2011-2016
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A comedy that follows a group of six students about to embark on the most exciting period of their lives so far, university.

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 September 2011 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Οι Πρωτοετείς See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Despite being based around first year university students (at 18 years of age), the show starred actors who were older in the first season. Charlotte Ritchie was 22, Jack Whitehall was 23, Kimberley Nixon was 26, Zawe Ashton was 27. Joe Thomas was 28, and Greg McHugh was the oldest at 31. See more »

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One of the funniest comedies of all time
29 March 2016 | by brootforceSee all my reviews

Nothing generic about it. It is about a bunch of young people living together, but that's where the similarities with other shows end. Every character is unique. There are no stock characters. One could never say that J.P. is Barney, Howard is Ross, nopes. You can't. A lot of sitcoms use tried-and-tested characters and try to give a fresh perspective on an old formula. This show isn't one of them.

The situations are new. The characters are completely original and so are the jokes.

A must watch for everyone, especially for sitcom writers who can learn a thing or two about making a show from scratch.


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