The Young Offenders - series three

19th July BBC Three

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Created by Peter Foott, The Young Offenders tells the coming-of-age adventures of loveable rogues Conor (Alex Murphy) and Jock (Chris Walley) and their mother/guardian Mairéad (Hilary Rose) as she tries to keep them on the straight and narrow.

Set in Cork, Ireland, the best friends continue to navigate their awkward teenage years as they hatch plans to help distract from their tough home lives, work on sustaining their relationships and try to care for the newest family member baby Star. With Conor and Jock now expelled from school, they must find their way as young adults and learn to support their unconventional family unit.

The Young Offenders has been commissioned for BBC Three by Fiona Campbell, Controller of BBC Three, Shane Allen, Controller of BBC Comedy Commissioning and Alex Moody, BBC Comedy Commissioning. The Commissioner for the BBC is Ben Caudell. The Executive Producers for Vico Films are Peter Foott and Martina Niland, the Producer is Tim Whitby.

The Young Offenders will be available as a boxset on BBC Three and BBC iPlayer from Sunday 19 July, and will air on BBC One on Fridays at 9.30pm from 24 July.

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

Source BBC Three

July 17, 2020 5:53am ET by BBC Three  

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