Home/Work - Wales
Home/Work (Gwaith/Cartref, 2011)
Cast: Huw Rhys, Rhys Ap Trefor, Rhian Blythe, Hannah Daniel, Richard Elis
It is the best job in the world for some people, however for some others it can turn into their most feared nightmare. Eurochannel is proud to take you to the deepest of Welsh culture in a series about a public school in Cardiff and it teachers.
They will reveal what’s life like for a teacher in one of the most beautiful and charming European countries. There's a fine line between the professional and personal lives of the teachers as they deal with the struggles of spoiled teenagers, angry parents, new jobs, strain and the endless hours of marking. A group of colourful and lively people are the main characters of this series; emphasising the real, serious and funny aspects of working at a Welsh language comprehensive, where scandals and mischief won’t be strangers.
Every episode is divided in two, the first half deals with the trials and tribulations of the teachers' school lives; the second gets you to see what awaits them after the school bell has rung. After the strain or enjoyment of the day at school, we follow their personal lives, with the emergence of new problems, money woes, socialising, love and every kind of situation thrown at them. The teachers develop as they deal with the situations that come their way, but who will the children choose to wind up? To find out what’s like to be a teacher at Ysgol Gyfun Bro Taf School in Wales, tune in to the new series on Eurochannel.
Drama set in a Welsh secondary school. The weekend looms for pupils and staff alike, and new geography teacher Dan (Huw Rhys) discovers his job is far more complicated than he had expected. A new year starts, full of new rewarding challenges and hurdles.
Simon (Rhys Ap Trefor) is preoccupied with impressing Rhydian (Rhodri Evan) who is also catching the attention of Beca (Hannah Daniel). Meanwhile, relations are strained between Dan (Huw Rhys) and Grug (Rhian Blythe), and Emyr (Lee Haven Jones) and Sara (Lauren Phillips) both find potential love interests.
Wyn (Richard Elis) tries to impress Nerys (Catrin Fychan), hoping to secure the Media Studies position. Simon makes another attempt to demonstrate his abilities to Rhydian (Rhodri Evan). Dan (Huw Rhys) tells Grug (Rhian Blythe) about a difficult situation he once found himself in while Simon (Rhys Ap Trefor) and Beca (Hannah Daniel) make an ill-advised bet.
Things get serious for Sara (Lauren Phillips) and James, while Nerys (Catrin Fychan) finds herself caught up in Wyn (Richard Elis) and Emyr's (Lee Haven Jones) office politics. Elsewhere, Beca (Hannah Daniel) closes in on the Aneurin (Arwyn Jones) bet, Dan (Huw Rhys) and Simon (Rhys Ap Trefor) squabble and Emyr confronts Stuart about his feelings.
Dan finds a controversial new landlady and Nerys (Catrin Fychan) feels that Wyn (Richard Elis) is embarrassed by their relationship. Meanwhile, Aneurin (Arwyn Jones) hosts his maths Olympics and Simon's (Rhys Ap Trefor) professional jealousy of Grug (Rhian Blythe) begins to grow.
Sara (Lauren Phillips) celebrates her 30th birthday on the night of her art exhibition but worries when Emyr (Lee Haven Jones) does not show up. Aneurin (Arwyn Jones) tries to keep his cool as he faces his final assessment.
With the school in mourning, Grug (Rhian Blythe) and Simon's relationship becomes strained, while Beca (Hannah Daniel) puts on a brave face. Wyn (Richard Elis) and Simon (Rhys Ap Trefor) try to throw themselves into work but unexpected visitors show up and cause unpleasant complications.
Branwen proves too much for Wyn (Richard Elis), while Sara makes the choice between her art and teaching once and for all. Things reach breaking point between Grug (Rhian Blythe) and Simon (Rhys Ap Trefor), and Dan (Huw Rhys) faces his responsibility for Jack.
Police officers dispense some unwelcome home truths when they visit the school. Elsewhere, Simon (Rhys Ap Trefor) and Grug (Rhian Blythe) are both suffering hangovers, Sara finally discovers Nadine's secret, and Beca (Hannah Daniel) hears some disturbing news about another teacher. Who would it be?
The last day of term arrives and things begin to get exciting for Wyn (Richard Elis). Simon (Rhys Ap Trefor) gets back on track with Grug (Rhian Blythe) and is given an opportunity to shine, while Beca (Hannah Daniel) encounters difficulties following her gym encounter. The Curry Club also has a few final surprises in store.