Stephen Merchant in Extras
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Stephen Merchant reveals why he cannot get a date

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.