A new panel show, where every member of the panel and every guest has a disability is to air this week.
What’s Wrong With You? is produced by Made in Manchester will run across its own Distinct Nostalgia and Distinct Comedy platforms from Monday.
Hosted by comedian Peter Selwood, the 6 part podcast series features regular panelists Laurence Clark and Don Biswas, with guests including Coronation Street’s Cherylee Houston; her husband, actor & comedian Toby Hadoke; Eaten by Lions film star and comic Jack Carroll; and Paralympian Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson.
“We’d been trying to get it off the ground for years but no-one would touch it until we got funding through the Audio Content Fund, who really liked the premise of everyone telling their stories in a frank and, more importantly, a funny way,” explained Producer Kurt Brookes.
“I think our priority with the series was to be as funny as possible, that way we change some attitudes via the back door; no-one likes being lectured but everyone loves to laugh.”
The Executive Producers are Ashley Byrne and Adam Rushton.
“It’s a fun and funny series which hopefully breaks down some of the silly taboos that still exist around disabilities,” added Byrne.