The Young Offenders. Image shows from L to R: Conor MacSweeney (Alex Murphy), Jock O'Keeffe (Chris Walley)
The Young Offenders

The Young Offenders

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Three / BBC One
  • 2018 - 2020
  • 19 episodes (3 series)

Comedy series about two inner-city teenagers, based on the 2016 Irish film of the same name. Stars Chris Walley, Alex Murphy, Hilary Rose, Jennifer Barry, Demi Isaac Oviawe and more.

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Series 1, Episode 4

The Young Offenders. Image shows from L to R: Mairead MacSweeney (Hilary Rose), Jock O'Keeffe (Chris Walley), Conor MacSweeney (Alex Murphy)
Conor and his mam Mairead's much-loved fridge, bought by Conor's dad, has finally given up on them.

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Conor and his mam Mairead's much-loved fridge, bought by Conor's dad, has finally given up on them. Remembering when the fridge was originally bought in town miles away, Mairead decides that a family bonding session on a road trip to that same town to buy a replacement fridge will be just the thing to bond with her son.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 22nd February 2018
Time
10am
Channel
BBC Three
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 2nd March 2018 10:40pm BBC1
Monday 21st October 2019 10:35pm BBC1
Monday 21st October 2019 11:35pm BBC1 Scot
Monday 1st May 2023 11:45pm BBC3
Tuesday 2nd May 2023 3:20am BBC3
Wednesday 28th February 2024 12:15am BBC3

Cast & crew

Cast
Chris Walley Jock O'Keeffe
Alex Murphy Conor MacSweeney
Hilary Rose Mairead MacSweeney
Demi Isaac Oviawe Linda Walsh
Guest cast
Paschal Scott Farmer
Michael Sands Jock's Dad
Writing team
Peter Foott Writer
Derek Dillon Writer (Additional Material)
Ross Browne Writer (Additional Material)
Jocelyn Clarke Script Editor
Production team
Peter Foott Director
Martina Niland Producer
Peter Foott Executive Producer
Cormac Fox Executive Producer
Lotte Beasley Mestriner (as Lotte Beasley) Executive Producer
Abby Singer Executive Producer
Eddie Doyle Executive Producer
Justin Healy Executive Producer
Hugh Chaloner Editor
Anna Maria O'Flanagan Editor
Owen Power Production Designer
Mike Foott Casting Director
Derek Foott Casting Director
Patrick Jordan Director of Photography
Lara Campbell Costume Designer
Ray Harman Composer
Jonathan Shaw 1st Assistant Director
Alex Moody Commissioning Editor

Video

Driving with Ma Ma Mairead

Mairead decides that a family bonding session on a road trip to buy a replacement fridge will be just the thing to bond with Conor.

Featuring: Chris Walley (Jock O'Keeffe), Alex Murphy (Conor MacSweeney) & Hilary Rose (Mairead MacSweeney).

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