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. 7 episodes (1 series) in 2018. Stars Chris Walley, Alex Murphy, Hilary Rose, Jennifer Barry and others.

Another series is in development.
Episode 4 is repeated on BBC1 on Monday at 10:35pm.

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

Genre
Sitcom
Published
2018
Platform
BBC Three (Online)
Episodes
7   (1 series)
Creator
Peter Foott
Starring
Chris Walley, Alex Murphy, Hilary Rose, Jennifer Barry, Demi Isacc Oviawe, PJ Gallagher, Orla Fitzgerald and Dominic MacHale
Writer
Peter Foott
Director
Peter Foott
Producer
Martina Niland

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

Production company
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 1st February 2018 on BBC Three (Online) at 10am
Last new broadcast
Sunday 23rd December 2018 on BBC One at 11:15pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Upcoming repeats
  1. Series 1 Episode 4: Monday at 10:35pm on BBC1
  2. Series 1 Episode 4: Monday at 11:35pm on BBC1 Scot
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