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New Comedy Coming To RTE

RTE are bringing over 60 new shows and series to the two channels this season. We will also see the return of some of our favorite shows including  Striking Out (starring Amy Huberman and Neil Morrissey) and Can’t Cope, Won’t Cope by Stefanie Preissner with new seasons. Other comedies you can …

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The Young Offenders TV Comedy Series Has Started Filming

The Young Offenders comedy series commences filming in Cork today The six part TV comedy series of The Young Offenders commences filming in Cork today.  Commissioned by BBC Comedy for BBC Three, in association with RTÉ, the TV series comes from producers Vico Films.  Written, directed and executive produced by award-winning filmmaker Peter Foott, the comedy …

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The Young Offenders want to play the O’Donovan brothers

Michael Fassbender and James McAvoy or Alex Murphy and Chris Walley? Last week James McAvoy announced that he wanted to see the story of Gary and Paul O’Donovan, the Irish rowing champions on the big screen. He suggested himself and Michael Fassbender play the duo: “We’ve been looking to do something else together that …

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The Young Offenders: The TV Show

BBC Three and BBC Comedy, in association with RTÉ, have commissioned a six part series of The Young Offenders, from producers Vico Films. Originally a feature length film, The Young Offenders was a box office sensation in 2016. Peter Foott, winner of Best Screenplay for The Young Offenders at the …

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The Young Offenders is now Online

The Young Offenders released across a host of VOD platforms Following its release in UK cinemas this weekend where it received glowing reviews, the Irish Box-Office smash hit The Young Offenders is now available to view across online platforms in Ireland including iTunes, Google Play, Amazon and Eir. The comedy, which has grossed over €1.2m …

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The Young Offenders Beats Hollywood!

IRISH FILM BEATS HOLLYWOOD BY TAKING €250k TO BECOME BIGGEST FILM OF 2016 AT TOP IRISH CINEMA The Box-Office Smash Hit The Young Offenders has been unveiled as the best performing film of 2016 in Cork Omniplex, Mahon Point beating blockbusters such as Finding Dory, Bridget Jones’s Baby, Rogue One: A Star …

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TV News: ‘The Young Offenders’ Gone Global

Peter Foott’s comedy movie The Young Offenders will be released world-wide after the successful negotiation of a multi-territory deal. Vertigo Releasing has just signed on to distribute the film in Australia/New Zealand, US and Canada and the UK. Ed Caffrey of Vertigo Releasing said: “The Young Offenders is one of …

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