Spud 3: Learning to Fly

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Spud 3: Learning to Fly
Directed byJohn Barker
Produced byRoss Garland
Written byJohn van de Ruit
Based on
Spud: Learning to Fly
  • John van de Ruit
CinematographyWillie Nel
Edited byMegan Gill
Distributed byNu Metro Cinemas
Release date
  • November 15, 2014 (2014-11-15)
Running time
89 minutes
CountrySouth Africa

Spud 3: Learning to Fly is a 2014 South African comedy film written by John van de Ruit, directed by John Barker and starring Troye Sivan, John Cleese and Caspar Lee. It is the second sequel to the 2010 film Spud following Spud 2: The Madness Continues (2012). It is based on van de Ruit's novel Spud - Learning to Fly.



  • Troye Sivan as Spud
  • John Cleese as The Guv
  • Caspar Lee as Garlic
  • Sven Ruygrok as Rambo
  • Blessing Xaba as Fatty
  • Genna Blair as Mermaid
  • Travis Hornsby as Boggo
  • Aaron McIlroy as Spud's Dad


The film was shot in Cape Town.[1]


Radio Times awarded the film two stars out of five.[2]


  1. ^ "Spud spreads his wings in Spud 3 Learning To Fly". Yahoo!. 7 October 2014. Retrieved 4 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Spud 3: Learning to Fly". Radio Times. Retrieved 4 October 2018. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)

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