Peter Foott

  • Writer, director and executive producer

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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

Royal Television Society Awards 2021 nominations

Brassic, Sex Education, The Young Offenders, Gbemisola Ikumelo, Sophie Willan, Ruth Jones, Youssef Kerkour, O-T Fagbenle and Paul Chahidi are amongst the nominees for the RTS Programme Awards 2021.

British Comedy Guide, 2nd March 2021

The Young Offenders to return for Series 3

The Young Offenders is to return to BBC Three for a third series.

British Comedy Guide, 22nd November 2019

The Young Offenders review

As it returns for a second run, this Cork-set series about two hapless delinquents is filthy, farcical, and just the thing for anyone missing the Derry Girls' antics.

Stuart Jeffries, The Guardian, 3rd November 2019

Filming starts on The Young Offenders Series 2

Filming is underway on the second series of BBC Three sitcom The Young Offenders.

British Comedy Guide, 11th June 2019

Cork joins Irish comedy boom with Young Offenders

The cast and writers of The Young Offenders have said that they insisted the show remain true to its Cork roots when it was picked by by the BBC.

Jennifer O'Brien, The Times, 6th February 2018

The Young Offenders review

Interestingly, a homoerotic undertone is more than hinted at: the love the two scallies have for each other almost made explicit.

Steve Bennett, Chortle, 3rd February 2018

Young Offenders could be BBC's answer to Derry Girls

Hot on the heels of Channel 4's smash-hit Derry Girls, this week sees the release of the BBC's own teenage Irish comedy series, The Young Offenders.

Mark Butler, i Newspaper, 31st January 2018

BBC Three to make The Young Offenders series

BBC Three is to film The Young Offenders, a six part comedy series based on the hit 2016 Irish film of the same name.

British Comedy Guide, 8th May 2017

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