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The Young Offenders TV Series Set To Hit RTÉ2 On February 8th
22 Jan 2018 :
RTÉ has announced that the much-anticipated new six part comedy series The Young Offenders will debut on RTÉ2 on Thursday 8 February at 9.30pm. The show will air weekly on RTÉ2.

The Young Offenders follows the coming-of-age adventures of lovable rogues Conor and Jock as they navigate their awkward teenage years, hatching plans and adventures to help distract from their tough home lives and their inability to stay out of trouble at school.

Filmed in Cork last summer, the Vico Films' six-part series was made for the BBC, in association with RTÉ and the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland. Peter Foott is the writer, director, and executive producer on the series and Martina Niland (‘Once’, ‘Sing Street’) produced.

Alex Murphy and Chris Walley reprise their roles from the smash hit feature film, on which the television series is based. Also returning is Hilary Rose who plays Conor’s long-suffering mother Mairead.  Also returning in a new role is PJ Gallagher, with other familiar faces including Sergeant Healy (Dominic McHale) and Billy Murphy (Shane Casey).  Newcomers to the TV show include Demi Isaac Oviawe and Jennifer Barry, along with Orla Fitzgerald.

RTÉ’s Head of Comedy Eddie Doyle said: 

"The Young Offenders is a remarkably funny and exciting TV series that RTÉ is delighted to support and bring to Irish audiences. Writer/Director Peter Foott has created a wonderfully high-energy comic world, and a set of characters that our audience are really going to fall in love with."

Peter Foott, Creator of The Young Offenders, commented that:

"We cannot wait for Irish audiences to see the new adventures that The Young Offenders have in the TV show.  We've been so lucky to have the incredible support of the people of Cork while filming the series, the whole team is really excited for the show to actually be out there and we all hope that the Irish audience will take to the TV show the same way they took to the original film."




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