Beautiful People (I) (2008– )

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The story of the flamboyant and ambitious 14-year-old Simon Doonan, who has dreams that stretch beyond his hometown of Reading.

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Luke Ward-Wilkinson ...
 Simon Doonan (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Kylie (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Debbie Doonan / ... (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Andy Doonan (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
Sophie Ash ...
 Ashlene Doonan (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Adult Simon Doonan / ... (12 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Aunty Hayley (11 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Reba (10 episodes, 2008-2009)
Josh Handley ...
 Jayeson Jackson (6 episodes, 2008-2009)
Tameka Empson ...
 Johoyo / ... (6 episodes, 2008-2009)
Gary Amers ...
 Sacha / ... (6 episodes, 2008-2009)
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Simon Doonan and his best friend Kyle, better known as Kylie dream of living in London with the "beautiful people". Here and now (the 90s), Simon lives with his wacky family: the gin drinking mother, blind ex-druggie hippie aunt, slutty sister, Irish wine-experimental father and briefly, his angel-turned-devil grandmother. The series includes musical sequences, football and a barrel of laughs. Written by Bob Hudgens

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This is not your average family sitcom because the Doonans are not your average family.

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First episode very engaging with some great characters...
3 October 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I thought the first episode was very engaging with some great characters and laugh out loud funny. It is so hard to create a whole universe in one episode, introduce the characters and have time for a story but it really worked.

As one review put it, it is not just gay friendly it is gay delirious, it is the story of Simon growing up in the 80's, wearing dresses, battling his family and school friends with the help of his best friend Kylie (or Kyle as he is really called!).

When was the last time a British comedy actually had great lines and delivery? Excellent fun.


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