Cast Offs

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Cast Offs
Cast Offs TV.jpg
Genre Comedy-drama
Created by Tony Roche
Jack Thorne
Alex Bulmer
Jamie Campbell
Joel Wilson
Alison Walsh
Starring Mat Fraser
Sophie Woolley
Kiruna Stamell
Peter Mitchell
Tim Gebbels
Victoria Wright
Opening theme Heavy Load
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of episodes 6
Executive producer(s) Judy Counihan
Camera setup Single-camera
Running time approx. 60 minutes
Production company(s) Eleven Film
Original network Channel 4
Picture format HDTV 720p
Audio format Surround
Original release 24 November 2009 (2009-11-24) – present
External links
Production website

Cast Offs is a BAFTA-nominated comedy-drama mockumentary that follows a group of six disabled people sent to a remote British Island for a fictional reality show.

The series is made up of six episodes, with each episode concentrating on one of the six characters. It follows each character for the year leading up to them being dropped off on the island (other than Carrie's episode, which followed her time after she left the island) and also the happenings on the island when they are left to fend for themselves.


  • Dan (Peter Mitchell), sportsman, 26 years old, paraplegic
  • Tom (Tim Gebbels), actor, 39 years old, blind
  • Will (Mat Fraser), political activist, 46 years old, thalidomide-affected
  • Gabriella (Sophie Woolley), mother-to-be, 32 years old, deaf
  • April (Victoria Wright), research scientist, 34 years old, cherubism
  • Carrie (Kiruna Stamell), unemployed, 29 years old, dwarfism

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