Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Dan's All Rev-Ved Up ; PICK OF THE DAY MAN DOWN, Channel 4, 10pm

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Dan's All Rev-Ved Up ; PICK OF THE DAY MAN DOWN, Channel 4, 10pm

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DRAMA teacher Dan is so immature, he's like a giant man-child. Giant of course, because actor Greg Davies stands at 6ft 8ins. But basically Dan is a complete loser.

And now it seems he's lost his job - which was about the only thing he had going for him.

While showing the ropes to the new supply teacher Miss Clarke (Peep Show's Isy Suttie), with the wise words, "Drama is easy, there's no marking", she announces she's actually his replacement.

Horrified, Dan insists the children are pretty cut up about him leaving.

But he's wrong. As Miss Clarke cracks a joke, the pupils all find her hilarious, with one shouting, "God, I love her!" This is not the level of mourning he had hoped for on his departure.

Talking of mourning, it's on to the next tragedy as Dan, Brian (Mike Wozniak) and Jo (Roisin Conaty) head to the funeral of local butcher, Big Dave Bowers. …

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