How The Young Ones Changed Comedy, Gold, review

A stroppy punk-rock sitcom has aged well.

Jeff Robson, i Newspaper, 27th May 2018

TV: How The Young Ones Changed Comedy, Gold

Is it really nearly 40 years since The Young Ones exploded onto BBC2 and gave British comedy a great big kick up the arse? I thought I knew a fair bit about the series, but this in-depth documentary sheds new light alongside retreading familiar ground.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 26th May 2018

16 things you probably never knew about The Young Ones

Young Ones stars Alexei Sayle, Nigel Planer and co-writer Lise Mayer appeared at the Slapstick festival of vintage comedy in Bristol yesterday, where they were honoured with a 'Slapstick Legacy Medal'. Here are 16 things they revealed about the show and the time surrounding it, as they spoke to host Marcus Brigstocke.

Chortle, 23rd January 2017

Angus Deayton and Lise Mayer split after 24 years

Comedy star Angus Deayton has separated from his long-term girlfriend. Angus, 59, and scriptwriter Lise Mayer, 55, had been together for 24 years.

Halina Watts, The Mirror, 19th March 2015