TV Teachers axed

28th January 2005 at 00:00
Channel 4 is axing Teachers, its popular drama, after five years. A spokeswoman would not give a reason for the decision to stop the programme, which ended its fourth series last month with a Christmas special that attracted 1.7 million viewers.

Teachers' unions criticised early episodes of the show because of scenes in which a staff member shared a joint with a student and stole a bust of Shakespeare.

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