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The Young Offenders

TV Series
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"The most charmingly soft-centred and sentimental sitcom
about a pair of sweary, thieving scuts you'll ever see."
- Irish Independent -
"If you are looking for a good laugh, then let me tell you, The Young Offenders should be at the top of your list."
- Next Flicks -


Coming-of-age drama about 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.


Production information (tv series):

Created by:
Peter Foott
Alex Murphy,
Chris Walley,
Hilary Rose
30 minutes
Ireland, UK
Martina Niland acted as a producer on Season1 of the Young Offenders series and executive producer on Season 2 & 3 for Vico Films.
For more information about Directors & Writers please see the corresponding IMDB episode listings here.

"We’re kinda like that Robin Hood fella. We rob bikes from the rich, and sell ‘em back to the rich."

- Conor -
Nominations & Awards:
Australian Directors Guild Awards
Nominee: Best Direction of a TV Comedy
Broadcast Digital Awards, UK
Nominee:  Best Comedy Programme
Peter Foott, Vico Films
Irish Film and Television Awards - 2018
WINNER: Male Performance in Soap or Comedy
Chris Walley
WINNER: Best Director Soap and Comedy
Peter Foott
Nominee: Best Comedy
Peter Foott, Vico Films, BBC TV, RTE2
Nominee: Best Camera - Television
Patrick Jordan
Nominee: Best Sound Television
Daniel Crowley, Jordan Mullen, Fionán Higgins
Nominee: Female Performance in Soap or Comedy
Hillary Rose
Rose d'Or Light Entertainment Festival
Nominee: Golden Rose - Best Comedy Programme
Peter Foott, Vico Films
Royal Television Society, UK - 2021
WINNER: Scripted Comedy
Nominee: Writer - Comedy
Peter Foott
Royal Television Society, UK - 2020
Nominee: Comedy Performance - Male
Alex Murphy, Chris Walley
Royal Television Society, UK - 2019
Nominee: Comedy Performance - Male
Alex Murphy, Chris Walley


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