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Seven periods with Mr Gormsby. Series 2

Author: Dave ArmstrongDanny MulheronTom ScottDavid McPhailJason HoyteAll authors
Publisher: [Australia] : Australian Broadcasting Corporation, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Seven periods with Mr Gormsby is an unrepentant politically incorrect, roller-coaster romp about an extraordinarily eccentric secondary teacher. Things have gone downhill since Gormsby was sacked and the gibbering wreck of a principal, Roger Dasent, was taken away in an ambulance.
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Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Dave Armstrong; Danny Mulheron; Tom Scott; David McPhail; Jason Hoyte; Tandi Wright; Michele Amas; Geraldine Brophy; Direct Hit (Firm)
OCLC Number: 233824525
Language Note: English captions for the hearing impaired.
Notes: R-108322-9.
Credits: Written by: Dave Armstrong, Danny Mulheron, Tom Scott ; directed by Danny Mulheron ; producers Danny Mulheron and Tom Scott.
Cast: David McPhail, Jason Hoyte, Tandi Wright, Michele Amas, Geraldine Brophy.
Target Audience: NZ Censorship classification: M. Contains offensive language and sexual references.
Description: 1 videodisc (155 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Region 4 DVD ; colour recording system: PAL.
Responsibility: Direct Hit.

Abstract:

Seven periods with Mr Gormsby is an unrepentant politically incorrect, roller-coaster romp about an extraordinarily eccentric secondary teacher. Things have gone downhill since Gormsby was sacked and the gibbering wreck of a principal, Roger Dasent, was taken away in an ambulance.

Unrepentant politically incorrect Mr Gormsby is back in series two of the satirical New Zealand television series created and written by Danny Mulheron. Things have gone downhill since Gormsby was sacked and the gibbering wreck of a principal, Roger Dasent, was taken away in an ambulance. The scheming Steve from Guidance finds himself in charge of a school where gambling, pornography and drug abuse are spiralling out of control. And that{u2019}s just in the staffroom. In this second series Gormsby is reinstated to solve a car bombing, coach the first XV in their annual game against the local prison, organise a school camp and use ballroom dancing to teach the boys gallantry. With amalgamation with a posh girls{u2019} school looming Gormsby addresses the sticky business of sex{u2026}

Seven Periods with Mr Gormsby is an unrepentant politically incorrect, roller-coaster romp about an extraordinarily eccentric secondary teacher, who the Education Review Office in their last assessment described as follows: "Mr Gormsby is an out-dated, reactionary, racist, sexist teacher completely out of touch with educational theory in the second millennium. He defies the curriculum in every subject and is a disgrace to the profession. He should have no place in any state or private school. We will close Tepapawai Boys High and appoint a commissioner if Mr Gormsby is not replaced forthwith."

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