I'm with Stupid (TV series)

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I'm with Stupid
Created by Peter Keeley
Starring Paul Henshall
Mark Benton
Opening themeYou & Me Song by The Wannadies
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English
No. of series1
No. of episodes6
Production
Running time30 minutes (approx.)
Release
Original network BBC Three
Original release21 March (pilot), 10 September (series) 
15 October 2006 (2006-10-15)
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I'm with Stupid is a British television programme starring Paul Henshall and Mark Benton. [1]

The series was created by BBC Comedy North. Peter Keeley was series consultant and it was written by Daniel Peak. The original pilot episode aired on BBC Three in March 2005. [1] [2]

The main character, Paul, portrayed by disabled actor Paul Henshall, has cerebral palsy and Mark Benton's character, Sheldon, is a homeless man who Paul takes in to Bramble Lodge and offers him a place to stay. Bramble Lodge is a home for disabled people governed by Jean (portrayed by Ruth Jones). The cast also includes Alan Martin as Graham, Kevin Davids as Syd, Cherylee Houston as Dorothy and Steve Edge as Sergeant Swithenback. The series aired from 10 September to 15 October 2006 on BBC Three. [3]

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References

  1. 1 2 "BBC THREE commissions I'm With Stupid" (Press release). BBC Entertainment. 19 April 2006. Retrieved 31 August 2007.
  2. Calvi, Nuala. "I'm With Stupid: creator Peter Keeley talks to Ouch!". BBC Entertainment. Archived from the original on 17 March 2007. Retrieved 31 August 2007.
  3. "The bbc.co.uk guide to comedy - I'm with Stupid". BBC Entertainment. 2006. Retrieved 31 August 2007.