British Comedy Guide

The Young Ones. Image shows from L to R: Vyvyan (Adrian Edmondson), Neil (Nigel Planer), Mike (Christopher Ryan), Rick (Rik Mayall). Copyright: BBC.

The Young Ones

BBC Two sitcom about four students. 12 episodes (2 series), 1982 - 1984. Stars Rik Mayall, Adrian Edmondson, Nigel Planer, Christopher Ryan and others.

Cast & Crew

Main cast
Rik Mayall Rick
Adrian Edmondson (as Ade Edmondson) Vyvyan
Nigel Planer Neil
Christopher Ryan Mike
Alexei Sayle Balowski Family
Writing team
Ben Elton Writer
Rik Mayall Writer
Lise Mayer Writer
Alexei Sayle Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Paul Jackson Director
Paul Jackson Producer
Graham Hutchings Editor (Series 1)
Ed Wooden Editor
Graeme Story Production Designer
Peter Brewis Composer

For guest cast and crew see our episode guides

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