How The Young Ones Changed Comedy. Copyright: North One Television.

How The Young Ones Changed Comedy

Gold documentary about The Young Ones. 1 episode in 2018. Features Nigel Planer, Alexei Sayle, John Lloyd, Paul Jackson and others.

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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.

Featuring: Nigel Planer, Paul Jackson, Lise Mayer, Rik Mayall, Ben Elton.


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