P449 Teletext on 4 449 Dec11 23:10:22    ——————————————————————————————————————— TEACHERS STARS MATHEW AND LEE After the merger with Wattkins Comp, Summerdown's staff are joined by some new faces. If you thought the previous lot were a motley crew who were not even fit to teach a dog, check out Ben, a hypochondriac atheist teaching religious education. Then there's head of English, the dishy, though very naive, Ewan, already the subject of a vendetta by Bob. ——————————————————————————————————1/8—— by Tina Lofthouse WHAT'S ON AND WHERE IN THE UK p340 Wines TV today 4 Homes
P449 Teletext on 4 449 Dec11 23:18:27    ——————————————————————————————————————— TEACHERS STARS MATHEW AND LEE Lee Williams has just joined the cast of Teachers as English head Ewan, while Mathew Horne plays RE teacher Ben. We asked them if it was daunting to join the hit series. "We're new characters coming in to a well- established show so it could have gone either way and people may have either loved us or hated us," says Lee. "But the response so far has been really good." ——————————————————————————————————2/8—— Today on Channel 4 Guide 400 WHAT'S ON AND WHERE IN THE UK p340 Wines TV today 4 Homes
P449 Teletext on 4 449 Dec11 23:18:11    ——————————————————————————————————————— TEACHERS STARS MATHEW AND LEE The staff of fictional Summerdown comp, now merged with a another school, are a right bunch of reprobates. So what has the profession made of Teachers? "I've heard teachers like it. It's not a docusoap - it's not saying this is what teachers are like," says Lee Williams, who plays Ewan. "It's about the relationships. It could be set in a hospital, a factory, anywhere," adds Mathew Horne (Ben). ——————————————————————————————————3/8—— Let Channel 4 entertain you 440 WHAT'S ON AND WHERE IN THE UK p340 Wines TV today 4 Homes
P449 Teletext on 4 449 Dec11 23:16:17    ——————————————————————————————————————— TEACHERS STARS MATHEW AND LEE Actor Mathew Horne s!ys he is still in touch with his old school friends but is wary of the Friends Reunited fad. "I'm still in contact with a lot of my schoolfriends as they live in london," says Mathew. "I like to see people venting their spleen on Friends Reunited and it's good to see what former pupils are up to but you get people you've never even spoken to asking you to go for drinks." ——————————————————————————————————4/8—— Richard & Judy 454 Pop stuff on Ace 380 WHAT'S ON AND WHERE IN THE UK p340 Wines TV today 4 Homes
P449 Teletext on 4 449 Dec11 23:16:22    ——————————————————————————————————————— TEACHERS STARS MATHEW AND LEE Lee Williams agrees with his co-star Mathew Horne about old school pals on website Friends Reunited. "There was someone pretending to be Lee Williams who was saying all these crazy things like he had a job in a nuclear factory but I was the only Lee Williams at school so I went online to put the record straight," he says. "I then get loads of people asking if I remember them from school plays." ——————————————————————————————————5/8—— Sport on 4 430 Factual shows 420 WHAT'S ON AND WHERE IN THE UK p340 Wines TV today 4 Homes
P449 Teletext on 4 449 Dec11 23:14:27    ——————————————————————————————————————— TEACHERS STARS MATHEW AND LEE Actor Lee Williams reckons he can see the appeal of becoming a teacher. "During filming, there are points when you're talking about Shakespeare or Chekhov and the students are looking at you adoringly and you think it would be nice to be that teacher you had at school who was really inspiring. "I never thought I wanted to be a teacher until doing this. Who knows? One day I may teach drama," he says. ——————————————————————————————————6/8—— No place like 4Homes 410 WHAT'S ON AND WHERE IN THE UK p340 Wines TV today 4 Homes
P449 Teletext on 4 449 Dec11 23:17:15    ——————————————————————————————————————— TEACHERS STARS MATHEW AND LEE Mathew Horne doesn't look back on his schooldays particularly fondly. "I don't have any bad memories but in hindsight you look back and see school is generally rubbish. While you're there you don't know anything else, you just go in and do it," he says. But there were good points. "My English teacher inspired me and made me work hard for my exams, as did my drama teacher who was supportive," he adds. ——————————————————————————————————7/8—— Get yourself on telly 402 WHAT'S ON AND WHERE IN THE UK p340 Wines TV todAy 4 Homes
P449 Teletext on 4 449 Dec11 23:12:11    ——————————————————————————————————————— TEACHERS STARS MATHEW AND LEE Lee Williams says he had a teacher who inspired him at school. "I had a drama teacher who was also my art teacher and they were the only subjects I was any good at," he tells Teletext on 4. "She was very encouraging - she was very Bohemian and had lots of cats," says Lee, who went to school in Warrington. Teachers, Tuesdays, 10pm ——————————————————————————————————8/8—— Latest Hollyoaks 473 WHAT'S ON AND WHERE IN THE UK p340 Wines TV today 4 Homes