BBCDVD 1171 The young ones - Series 2 by Ben Elton / Rik Mayall / Lise Mayer / Alexei Sayle

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Catalogue numberBBCDVD 1171
TitleThe young ones - Series 2
Artist(s)Ben Elton / Rik Mayall / Lise Mayer / Alexei Sayle
Cover conditionNear mint
Record conditionNear mint
BBC records label codeA
Item deleted?Yes
Distributed / printed byBBC Worldwide Ltd
Country of originUK UK flag
Media typePrimary
Media genreComedies - Situation
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Run-off codes / Shop bar codesA0100447472-A911 17 A 8
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Side & trackTrack and ArtistLength
A6Summer holiday34.56
Total length of media 3:25:43.


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Rik Mayall
Ade Edmondson
Nigel Planner
Christopher Ryan
Alexei Sayle

Robbie Coltrane (Episodes 1, 4)
Ben Elton (Episodes 1, 5, 6)
Stephen Fry (Episode 1)
Tamsin Heatley (Episode 1)
Hugh Laurie (Episode 1)
Tony Robinson (Episode 1)
Emma Thompson (Episode 1)
Griff Rhys Jones (Episode 1)
Mel Smith (Episode 1)
Mark Arden (Episodes 2, 3, 5)
Paul Bradley (Episodes 2, 3)
Lee Cornes (Episodes 2, 4)
Steve Dixon (Episode 2)
Stephen Frost (Episodes 2, 3, 5, 6)
Steve Kelly (Episode 2)
Jan Prince (Episode 2)
Kay Stonham (Episode 2)
Andy De La Tour (Episodes 2, 3)
Alan Freeman (Episodes 2, 6)
Helen Atkinson Wood (Episode 3)
Christopher Barrie (Episode 3)
Arnold Brown (Episode 3)
Vikki Chambers (Episode 3)
Ron Cook (Episode 3)
Dawn French (Episodes 3, 4)
Gareth Hale (Episodes 3, 4)
Damaris Hayman (Episode 3)
Norman Pace (Episodes 3, 4)
Daniel Peacock (Episode 3)
Barry Stanton (Episode 3)
Peter Wear (Episode 3)
Terry Jones (Episode 3)
Garry Beadle (Episode 4)
Jonathan Caplan (Episode 4)
Helen Lederer (Episodes 4, 6)
Paul Martin (Episode 4)
Jennifer Saunders (Episode 4)
Julianne White (Episode 4)
Jim Barclay (Episode 5)
Perry Benson (Episode 5)
Ruth Burnett (Episode 5)
Hugh Cecil (Episode 5)
Jean Channon (Episode 5)
Brian Croucher (Episodes 5, 6)
Peter Greene (Episode 5)
Ceri Jackson (Episode 5)
Kilian McKenna (Episode 5)
Pauline Melville (Episode 5)
Carla Mendonca (Episode 5)
Michael Redfern (Episode 5)
David Rolfe (Episode 5)
Maggie Steed (Episodes 5, 6)
Brian Oulton (Episode 5)
Peggy Thorpe-Bates (Episode 5)
Lenry Henry (Episode 6)
Jools Holland (Episode 6)
Norman Lovett (Episode 6)

Music by

Cliff Richard and the Shadows (Opening theme)
Peter Brewis (Closing theme and incidental music)

Motorhead - The ace of spades (Episode 1)
Ken Bishop's Nice Twelve - Subterranean homesick blues (Episode 2)
Alexei Sayle - Stupid noises (Episode 2)
The Damned - Nasty (Episode 3)
Amazulu - Moonlight romance (Episode 4)
Madness - Our house (Episode 5)
John Otway - Body talk (Episode 6)

Produced by

Paul Jackson

Directed by

Geoff Posner


Episode 1
It's wash day and the boys go to the launderette. They also have to get to Manchester to compete against Footlights College, Oxbridge in University Challenge.

Episode 2
Vyvyan believes he's having a baby! But the boys are cash-strapped and burning all of their possessions for heat, so Neil is forced (by his housemates) to join the police force to earn money.

Episode 3
A strange package from South Africa interferes with the boys' plans to watch a video nasty on a rented VCR.

Episode 4
Rick wakes up in bed next to a beautiful girl, and the house passes through a time warp.

Episode 5
While ill, the boys must deal with an escaped criminal and worse, Neil's parents.

Episode 6
Summer is here and the lads finally get their results.

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