U certificateSchool for Scoundrels is a Film programme that first aired in 1960 and has been classified a U certificate.

School for Scoundrels is a 4 star programme

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School for Scoundrels (1960)

Directed by
Robert Hamer

British comedy about a born loser who enrols at the College of Lifemanship, and turns his life around by learning how to charm and cheat his way to the top with the minimum of effort. Adapted from the Oneupmanship books by Stephen Potter.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 100 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1960

4/5 Stars

Classification: U Certificate

Filmed in Black and White

When is School for Scoundrels next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC 2 January 3rd, 2018, 12:10pm and on BBC 2 Northern Ireland January 3rd, 2018, 12:10pm. See more...


Ian Carmichael...Henry Palfrey
Image for Terry-ThomasTerry-Thomas...Raymond Delauney
Image for Alastair SimAlastair Sim...Mr. S. Potter
Janette Scott...April Smith
Dennis Price...Dunstan
Peter Jones...Dudley
Edward Chapman...Gloatbridge
John Le Mesurier...Head Waiter
Irene Handl...Mrs. Stringer
Kynaston Reeves...General
Hattie Jacques...First Instructress
Hugh Paddick...Instructor
Barbara Roscoe...Second Instructress
Gerald Campion...Proudfoot
Monte Landis...Fleetsnod