PLEASE LIKE ME
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and it’s easy to ‘‘like’’ his new six-episode series.
However, it does struggle to find its niche as either a sitcom or an angst-ridden family melodrama. In fact it works only because Thomas is great at playing a version of himself and is ably supported by a stellar Aussie cast including Debra Lawrance as his emotionally unstable mum, David Roberts as his emotionally unavailable dad and Caitlin Stasey ( When The War Began) as the girlfriend who realises Josh is gay before he admits it. Josh Thomas is a likeable bloke and has built a loyal following largely from his work on Ten’s Talkin’ ’Bout Your Generation