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How The Young Ones Changed Comedy

How The Young Ones Changed Comedy

  • TV documentary
  • Gold
  • 2018
  • 1 episode

Documentary about sitcom The Young Ones and its part in the alternative comedy scene. Features Nigel Planer, Alexei Sayle, John Lloyd, Paul Jackson, Lise Mayer and more.

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Rik Mayall & Ben Elton reading the pilot script

In this clip from How The Young Ones Changed Comedy, Nigel Planer, Lise Mayer and Paul Jackson discuss The Young Ones original pilot script. It features Rik Mayall and Ben Elton looking at the original script and reading through the opening lines together.


A documentary that combines archive footage with revelations from many of the stars who were involved both in front of and behind the camera.

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