Staff Room was the first web series picked up by Comedy Central UK. Series 1 garnered over a million views and led to a commission at BBC Taster.

The team’s second series: Gordon revives BBC’s original and most infamous puppet now voiced by Warwick Davis. Read more in this exclusive from The Guardian.





Staff Room tells the story of a 30-year old failed filmmaker who has given up on his Hollywood dream to become a secondary school teacher. From his first day on the job, things just don’t go very well. At all. He’s embarrassed himself in front of the girl he likes, been ridiculed by the Principal, and now has a psychotic bully on his tail.


Co-creator Ryan McDermott stars as hapless media teacher Ian Butterworth. Zoe Lister (Hollyoaks) plays love interest Lucy Lucas, a character who was once a bestselling novelist but is now suffering from writers’ block and taking refuge at the school teaching English…” continue reading at British Comedy Guide



Ryan McDermot – Ian Butterworth
Adam Brown – Julian Wentworth-Farlington
Zoe Lister – Lucy Lucas
Brian Capron – Principal Peter Kipling

Guest Starring
Pat Sharp – As himself
Rebecca Atkinson – Leigh
Ciaran Griffiths – Psycho
Rupert Hill – Seb
Tina Malone – Mrs Rothwell
Mary Joanna Coogan – Vicky Butterworth


Written & Produced by Adam Brown & Ryan McDermott
Directed by Ryan McDermott

Produced by Ryan McDermott, Adam Brown, Miles Bullough,
Jess Cleverly & Kim Sherrell


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