''Summerhill'' is a British children's television drama about the famously radical Summerhill School. written by Alison Hume and directed by Jon East. It was first broadcast on the CBBC Channel in January 2008 and was subsequently nominated for three children's BAFTA awards: Best Drama, Best Writer (for Alison Hume) and Breakthrough Talent (for Eliot Otis Brown Walters). It won the awards for writer & breakthrough nominations. The show launched the careers of a number of young actors, most notably Jessie Cave who went on to star as 'Lavender Brown' in ''Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince'', and also Olly Alexander, Eliot Otis Brown Walters, and Holly Bodimeade. The series was also shown on BBC One, and as a feature-length film on BBC Four.


* Eliot Otis Brown Walters as Ryan * Holly Bodimeade as Maddy * Jessie Cave as Stella * Olly Alexander as Ned * Sam Hoare as Phil


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* * {{DEFAULTSORT:Summerhill (Tv Series) Category:2008 British television series debuts Category:2008 British television series endings Category:BBC children's television shows Category:British high school television series Category:Television series by Endemol