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).

Series 1, Episode 1

Mischief bring best pals Conor and Jock into conflict with their headmaster, leaving Conor's mum to pick up the pieces.

Further details

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.

Publication details

Date
Thursday 1st February 2018
Time
10am
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Chris Walley Jock O'Keeffe
Alex Murphy Conor MacSweeney
Hilary Rose Mairead MacSweeney
Jennifer Barry Siobhan Walsh
Demi Isaac Oviawe Linda Walsh
PJ Gallagher Principal Barry Walsh
Dominic MacHale Sergeant Healy
Shane Casey Billy Murphy
Guest cast
Christopher O'Flaherty Building Owner
Donal Cotter Teenager
Luke Dunlea Teenager
Ger Mullins Teenager
Luke O'Driscoll Teenager
Thomas McCarthy Teenager with Knife
Dean Cronin Passing Pupil
John Murphy Guard
Joe Campff Teenager Given Mask
Ciaran McCarthy Teenager Given Mask
Chris Kent Conor's Dad
Louis Slattery Young Conor
Writing team
Peter Foott Writer
Derek Dillon Writer (Additional Material)
Ross Browne Writer (Additional Material)
Jocelyn Clarke Script Editor
Production team
Peter Foott Director
Martina Niland Producer
Peter Foott Executive Producer
Cormac Fox Executive Producer
Lotte Beasley Executive Producer
Abby Singer Executive Producer
Eddie Doyle Executive Producer
Justin Healy Executive Producer

Video

Meet The Young Offenders Of Cork

Meet Conor MacSweeney and Jock O'Keeffe of County Cork. Friendship, loyalty, laughter and lots of mischief bring these best pals together.

Featuring: Chris Walley (Jock O'Keeffe), Alex Murphy (Conor MacSweeney), Dominic MacHale (Sergeant Healy).

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