The Young Ones (Omnibus)

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This is an impression of life on the student fringes of Reading University from 1970, and includes reference to the debauchery and drug taking of that era, and its lack of aspirations. From an insider view.

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The Young Ones (Omnibus)

  1. 1. StarringMike Kussin
  2. 2. Co-StarringSteve, Man
  3. 3. AndDave aka Dan
  4. 4. Introducing Ray
  5. 5. FeaturingAlgernon St. John Hurd (Algy)
  6. 6. WithJohn who used to be Ken
  7. 7. Special Guest Stars Derek and Helen
  8. 8. Back to 1970
  9. 9. Next Day
  10. 10. Some Time Later
  11. 11. The Next Day
  12. 12. Later...
  13. 13. A Few Evenings Later...
  14. 14. A TripBack Home Again
  15. 15. Ray has boughta tent with his compensation, and there are tea-lights in the boot. They settle down for the night under a pink moon, with the tea- lights burning on the cliff above them
  16. 16. Later On...
  17. 17. Back in Reading:-
  18. 18. Ray rolls a joint and some of theothers come back
  19. 19. Some Days Later...
  20. 20. On to Reading UniversityStudents’ Union
  21. 21. Some Time Later... Was it July or August ?
  22. 22. The new academicyear begins at the university in October
  23. 23. Later, it’sNovember
  24. 24. A move to Tilehurst promises a warm home
  25. 25. Ray comesback a fewdays later
  26. 26. Some while later...
  27. 27. At A Later Date:-
  28. 28. Is This TroubleRound The Corner?
  29. 29. 1 Barnstaple Street In 1971
  30. 30. Sometimes thereare meetings with other occupants
  31. 31. And more drugs and laughs
  32. 32. A few days pass...
  33. 33. October rolls on...
  34. 34. They keep warm
  35. 35. What happened tothem – where are they now ?
  36. 36. Mike went to live with agirlfriend at her parents’ houseon the banks of the Thames at Wargrave and may have got a public school job such as High Court Judge, human rights lawyer or merchant banker
  37. 37. Steve graduated in Historybefore getting a job at a girls’ school near Rome
  38. 38. Ray spent 17 years in and out of mental hospitals before beingrescued by Margaret Thatcher’s community care
  39. 39. Derek pulled himself together and got a job as a bricklayer’s labourer on a building site
  40. 40. Rose’s parents made Algy an offer he could not refuse :- a one way ticket to Amsterdam, where he was reported to have died from alcoholism and neglect
  41. 41. Dan followed Algy to Amsterdam where he caught the clap from a European chick also named Dan. He was last seen in London with most of his teeth missing, with those remaining blackened.
  42. 42. The End

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