Cast Offs

 

BAFTA-, RTS- and Rose d’Or-nominated six part drama about a group of disabled people sent to a remote British island to take part in a reality TV series. Cast Offs was written by Jack Thorne (Skins, Shameless, Scouting Book For Boys), Oscar nominee Tony Roche (The Thick Of It, In The Loop) and newcomer Alex Bulmer. Executive produced by Oscar winner Judy Counihan. Winner in the Fictional Media category at Radar’s People of the Year Awards 2010.

“A brilliantly observed comedy drama and a breakthrough in television’s depiction of disabled people.” The Times

“Promises to rewrite the rules on how disability is portrayed by mainstream drama.” The Guardian

“Insightful, affecting and honest.” Time Out