PLEASE LIKE ME

The Sunday Mail (Queensland) - TV Guide - - PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS -

Thurs­day, 9.30pm, ABC2

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

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