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Filming starts on series 4 of Please Like Me

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ABC is pleased to announce that production is underway in Melbourne on series four of the critically-acclaimed comedy/drama Please Like Me, with six new episodes.

Creator, writer and star of the show, Josh Thomas, will once again be joined by co-stars Thomas Ward (Tom), Hannah Gadsby (Hannah), Debra Lawrance (Mum), David Roberts (Dad), Caitlin Stasey (Claire), Emily Barclay (Ella), Keegan Joyce (Arnold), Renee Lim (Mae) and Josh’s incredibly talented cavoodle, John.

After making his directing debut last year, Josh steps up to direct half of the new series, with the other half helmed by the show’s award-winning original director Matthew Saville.

Since its premiere in 2013, Please Like Me has become one of Australia’s most internationally-renowned TV series, praised by critics both here and in the US where it screens on the Pivot Network. It’s been named one of the best shows of the year, two years running by America’s Entertainment Weekly.

Please Like Me has been honoured with nominations for the International Emmy Awards, the Rose d’Or Awards and the GLAAD Media Awards. Locally, it has been nominated for Logie Awards for Most Outstanding Comedy, Best Actor, Most Outstanding Light Entertainment and Most Popular Actor, and for nine AACTA Awards, winning trophies for Best Comedy or Light Entertainment Program, Best Screenplay in Television and Best Performance in a TV Comedy.

Please Like Me will be filmed on location over the next five weeks and will air later in the year.

Production Credits: Please Like Me is a Pigeon Fancier/John & Josh International production for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Participant Media’s Pivot network, made with the assistance of Film Victoria.