Stephen Merchant in Extras
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'I wish I had a love mentor'

Comedian Stephen Merchant told Radio 5 live why he is struggling to meet his ideal woman.

Comedian Stephen Merchant says he finds it difficult to meet the right woman.

The writer and star of The Office told Radio 5 live's Richard Bacon that he thinks his struggle comes from a lack of confidence as a teenager.

Richard Bacon broadcasts Monday to Thursday 1400 to 1600 on BBC Radio 5 live. To hear more BBC Radio 5 live highlights, please visit the best bits page.

Stephen Merchant's first stand up tour is called Hello Ladies.