Alex Murphy

  • Actor

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The Young Offenders to return for Series 4

The Young Offenders is to return for a fourth series. The sitcom will move to BBC One, with creator Peter Foott saying "we're very excited to take the show in new directions".

British Comedy Guide, 3rd March 2023

How the Irish sitcom took over telly

The Emerald Isle has been making the world laugh for forever, but a recent wave of comedies have found a new level of success. Ellie Harrison meets the stars behind them, including Sharon Horgan and Domhnall Gleeson, to find out why Ireland does dark humour best.

Ellie Harrison, The Independent, 12th April 2021

Why Young Offenders is the perfect lockdown watch

It's silly, with moments of human goodness - and exactly what I need right now.

Pippa Bailey, The New Statesman, 20th January 2021

Review: The Young Offenders, Episode 3.2

If nothing else good comes out of the pandemic at least there is a chance that more people will see The Young Offenders.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 28th July 2020

The Young Offenders interview

Teenage rogues return older but just as outrageous.

Murray Scougall, The Sunday Post, 21st July 2020

Review: The Young Offenders, BBC Three

If recent hit Normal People offered one slice of young Irish life, The Young Offenders offers a very different one.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 20th July 2020

The Young Offenders, series 3 review

Much of the comedy comes from a naturalistic slapstick, and although the gags are often relatively unsophisticated, 'dumb but endearing' applies the show as much as does to its lead characters. Charm will out.

Steve Bennett, Chortle, 20th July 2020

The Young Offenders review

Jock and Conor balance stealing TVs with nappy-changing, as the Irish comedy that's a million miles away from Normal People returns.

Rebecca Nicholson, The Guardian, 19th July 2020

Don't expect The Young Offenders musical special

The Young Offenders have, thankfully, ruled out their ever breaking into song for an entire musical episode and, for that matter, have also scotched any chance of a COVID-19 lockdown special.

Patrick McLennan, Radio Times, 19th July 2020

Comedy actors and writers up for RTS Awards

The shortlists for the Royal Television Society Awards 2020 have been announced. Phoebe Waller-Bridge leads the list of comedy-related nominations, appearing in three of the categories.

British Comedy Guide, 3rd March 2020

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