The Young Offenders. Image shows from L to R: Conor MacSweeney (Alex Murphy), Jock O'Keeffe (Chris Walley).

The Young Offenders

BBC Three (Online) sitcom based on the 2016 Irish film. 19 episodes (3 series), 2018 - 2020. Stars Chris Walley, Alex Murphy, Hilary Rose, Jennifer Barry and others.

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The Young Offenders. Image shows from L to R: Jock O'Keeffe (Chris Walley), Conor MacSweeney (Alex Murphy).

The Young Offenders

Comedy series about two inner-city teenagers, based on the 2016 Irish film of the same name

2018 - 2020
BBC Three (Online)
19   (3 series)
Peter Foott
Chris Walley, Alex Murphy, Hilary Rose, Jennifer Barry, Demi Isaac Oviawe, PJ Gallagher, Orla Fitzgerald, Dominic MacHale and Shane Casey
Peter Foott
Peter Foott, Tom Marshall, Shaun Wilson and Simon Delaney
Martina Niland and Tim Whitby

The Young Offenders follows the coming of age adventures of lovable rogues Conor and Jock as they navigate their awkward teenage years, hatching plans and adventures to help distract from their tough home lives and their inability to stay out of trouble at school.

The show is based on the 2016 film of the same name, with Alex Murphy and Chris Walley reprising their roles.

Conor's long suffering mother Mairead tries to keep both her son and his best friend on the straight and narrow, with varying degrees of success. Friendship, loyalty, laughter and lots of mischief bring best pals Conor and Jock into conflict with their headmaster, leaving Conor's mum to pick up the pieces. To add fuel to the fire, the lads strike up friendships with the headmaster's daughters.

Production Details

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 1st February 2018 on BBC Three (Online) at 10am
Last new broadcast
Sunday 19th July 2020 on BBC Three (Online) at 10am
Last repeat
Thursday 17th December 2020 at 11:15pm on BBC1

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