Status: New Series
Network: BBC TWO ( United Kingdom)
Airs: Thursdays at 09:30 pm
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: October 02, 2008
Info: TVrage, BBC
BBC Press Office wrote:
It's 1997. Thirteen-year-old Simon and his best friend Kyle can't open a fridge door without belting out a show tune. And his family is even more eccentric. Mum Debbie is a whirlwind of matriarchal warmth in killer heels. Dad Andy is a lovable Irish softy and avid wine maker and older sister Ashlene is a wannabe ghetto queen. Then there's family lodger blind Aunty Hayley and lobotomised grandma Narg who lost God and found a foul mouth.
Based on the childhood memoirs of window-dresser extraordinaire, style arbiter and writer Simon Doonan, Beautiful People follows his childhood reminiscences of escaping the grey gloom of suburban Reading to live amongst the Beautiful People - before coming to the realisation that true beauty, as ever, is closer than we think.
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RELEASE DATE: Oct 02 2008
AiR DATE: Oct 02 2008
RUNTiME: 28 Mins 35 Secs
How I Got My Vase.
New comedy about a teenager with starry
Simon Doonan, now living in New York, remembers
his childhood growing up in 90s Reading.
Glamour was in short supply, and his extended
family were far from the beautiful people he
and his best friend Kyle, known as Kylie,
longed to move among. He recalls his blind
auntie's eating habits and his neighbours'