Class - Vivian Oparah, Greg Austin, Sophie Hopkins, Fady Elsayed, Katherine Kelly - (C) BBC - Photographer: Ray Burmiston
Class – Vivian Oparah, Greg Austin, Sophie Hopkins, Fady Elsayed, Katherine Kelly – (C) BBC – Photographer: Ray Burmiston
The BBC have announced today that some of the cast of the new Doctor Who spin-off ‘Class’ will take part in a live stream on Friday, September 23rd.

The streaming will take place via the ‘Class’ Facebook page, hosted by Radio One DJ A.Dot. He will by joined by cast members Greg Austin, Fady Elsayed, Sophie Hopkins and Vivian Oparah, as well as Class producer Derek Ritchie.

To ask any questions post via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat by responding to the official Class social media channels or use the hashtag #AskClass. 

The official Class social media channels are:

About Class

‘Class’ is set in the fictional Coal Hill School, London where incredible dangers are breaking through the walls of time and space.  With darkness coming, London is unprotected. With all the action, heart and adrenalin of the best YA fiction (Buffy, Hunger Games), this is Coal Hill School and Doctor Who like you’ve never seen it before.

Coal Hill School, which has long been a fixture in the world of Doctor Who,  made its first appearance in the very first episode of the Doctor Who.  Susan, the First Doctor’s granddaughter, was a student at Coal Hill back in 1963. Coal Hill reappeared in modern times when Clara Oswald (Jenna Coleman) began her teaching career.  Her maths teacher boyfriend Danny Pink, also worked there. The school is also featured in several episodes with Peter Capaldi, the Twelfth Doctor including Series 9 season opener,  The Magician’s Apprentice.

Cast & Crew

Protecting us from the hidden dangers of time and space are Greg Austin, Fady Elsayed, Sophie Hopkins and Vivian Oparah. Coronation Street star Katherine Kelly is the Class’ teacher.

The series is written by award-winning young adult writer Patrick Ness (Chaos Walking trilogy and A Monster Calls). It is executive produced by current Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffatt, Patrick Ness and Brian Minchin. Derek Ritchie is the show’s producer and Ed Bazalgette (Poldark, Doctor Who) directs.

‘Class’ is a BBC Cymru Wales production, co-produced with BBC America and BBC Worldwide.

The new 8-part drama will air on BBC Three in October.

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