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Series 1 was initially available to Amazon Prime Video subscribers, but the sitcom has now become available to view on My5.

The six-part series follows Paul Green, who is a journalist for the UK’s fourth most successful Jewish newspaper, as he tries to find rubbish stories to please his narrow-minded editor.

Obsessed with his own view of truth and fairness, Paul aspires to bigger things – but his enquiring nature causes chaos and offence in a society where offence is easily taken.

With a sweary sister always on his case, played by Lucy Montgomery (Tracey Ullman’s Show, The Armstrong and Miller Show), a neurotic and desperately single best friend getting in the way, played by Josh Howie (Call Me Alvy), and a teasing father behaving like a big brother, played by Geoffrey McGivern (Little Dorrit, Ghosts, Plebs), a day of calamity is only ever just around the corner for everyman Paul, in this fresh new satirical comedy series.

Hapless is available now on My5.

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