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How Not To Live Your Life

Series 3

Episode 1: Don's New Job

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Three

Sitcom about a desperate lothario. Don invents an elaborate story about a new job to impress Sam - then a chance encounter with an executive leads to a promotion. Show more

How Not To Live Your Life

Series 3

Episode 3: Don's Posh Weekend

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Three

Sitcom about desperate lothario Don. Don and Jason go on a date with two posh girls. All goes well until they are invited to Felicity's parents' country house. Show more

Dancing on the Edge

Interviewing Louis

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Drama. Stanley interviews the Louis Lester band at the peak of their fame for his Music Express magazine. Louis, Jessie and Carla give an insight into their thoughts about fame. Show more

Contributors

Louis Lester:
Chiwetel Ejiofor
Stanley Mitchell:
Matthew Goode
Josephine/Sarah:
Laura Haddock
Schlesinger:
Mel Smith
Harry Thornton:
Miles Richardson
Producer:
Faye Ward

How Not To Live Your Life

Series 3

Episode 5: Don Dates a Homeless

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Three

Sitcom about desperate lothario Don. When Don meets a homeless girl in the street and strikes up a rapport, Sam jokingly dares him to ask her out, so he does. Show more

How Not To Live Your Life

Series 2

Episode 1: Don's New Flatmate

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Sitcom about 20-something Don, a man with bad luck and even worse instincts. Don wants a stripper to move into the spare room but Eddie wants a mature student. Show more

How Not To Live Your Life

Series 2

Episode 2: Don Dates a Cougar

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Sitcom about 20-something Don, a man with bad luck and even worse instincts. Don starts dating an older woman but can't handle the grown-up world she lives in. Show more

How Not To Live Your Life

Series 2

Episode 3: Don the Singer

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Sitcom about 20-something Don, a man with bad luck and even worse instincts. Samantha dates a singer-songwriter who invites Don to play at his open mic night. Show more

How Not To Live Your Life

Series 2

Episode 4: Don Goes Gay

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Sitcom about 20-something Don, a man with bad luck and worse instincts. Don thinks he might be a bit gay after Samantha's brother accidentally gets into bed with him. Show more

How Not To Live Your Life

Series 2

Episode 5: Don Gets Healthy

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Sitcom about 20-something Don, a man with bad luck and even worse instincts. Don joins a gym, but fails to get beyond the running machine without passing out. Show more

How Not To Live Your Life

Series 2

Episode 6: Don and the Wedding

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Sitcom about Don, a man with bad luck and even worse instincts. When asked to be an old school friend's best man, Don persuades Sam to pretend to be his wife. Show more

The Ones

Series 1

Episode 3: The One Griff Rhys Jones

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Griff Rhys Jones returns to sketch comedy at the BBC alongside some of the biggest names in TV. Featuring a special guest appearance by former comedy partner Mel Smith. Show more

Contributors

Himself:
Mel Smith
Office Worker:
Tom Hollander
Gang Boss:
Larry Lamb
Mr Bandyman:
Kevin McNally
Automated Checkout Voice:
Laura Haddock
Young Producer:
Josh McGuire
Mr Black:
Michael Melia
Endoscope Man:
Paul Putner
Executive Producer:
Geoff Posner
Production Manager:
Alison Passey

Genres

The Ones

Series 1 - 40 Minute Versions

Episode 3: The One Griff Rhys Jones

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Griff Rhys Jones returns to sketch comedy at the BBC alongside some of the biggest names in TV. Featuring a special guest appearance by former comedy partner Mel Smith. Show more

Contributors

Himself:
Mel Smith
Office Worker:
Tom Hollander
Gang Boss:
Larry Lamb
Mr Bandyman:
Kevin McNally
Automated Checkout Voice:
Laura Haddock
Young Producer:
Josh McGuire
Mr Black:
Michael Melia
Endoscope Man:
Paul Putner
Executive Producer:
Geoff Posner
Production Manager:
Alison Passey

Genres

How Not To Live Your Life

Series 3

Episode 7: Don the Musical

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Three

Sitcom based around the travails of desperate lothario Don. After seeing the attention Eddie gets in his theatre club's production of Rain Man, Don joins the club. Show more

How Not To Live Your Life

Its a Don-derful Life

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC ThreeLatest broadcast: on BBC Three

Sitcom about desperate lothario Don. It's Christmas and Don's attempts to lead a normal life are threatened by an out-of-control OAP and a violent Santa. Show more

Upstairs Downstairs

Series 2

Episode 5: The Last Waltz

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Period drama series. As the Annual Servants' Ball approaches, Mr Pritchard enjoys a romance with Miss Whisset, and wonders if there is more to life than service. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Brendan Maher
Miss Whisset:
Sarah Lancashire
Lady Agnes Holland:
Keeley Hawes
Sir Hallam Holland:
Ed Stoppard
Dr Blanche Mottershead:
Alex Kingston
Mrs Clarice Thackeray:
Anne Reid
Lady Persephone Towyn:
Claire Foy
Mr Warwick Pritchard:
Adrian Scarborough
Mr Amanjit Singh:
Art Malik
The Duke of Kent:
Blake Ritson
Harry Spargo:
Neil Jackson
Johnny Proude:
Nico Mirallegro
Beryl Ballard:
Laura Haddock
Eunice McCabe:
Ami Metcalf
Caspar Landry:
Michael Landes

Upstairs Downstairs

Series 2

Episode 6: Somewhere Over the Rainbow

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Period drama series. On the eve of war, Beryl and Harry race against time to get married. Mr Pritchard makes a decision which throws the house into chaos. Show more

Contributors

Director:
Anthony Byrne
Miss Buck:
Jean Marsh
Lady Agnes Holland:
Keeley Hawes
Sir Hallam Holland:
Ed Stoppard
Dr Blanche Mottershead:
Alex Kingston
Lady Persephone Towyn:
Claire Foy
Mr Warwick Pritchard:
Adrian Scarborough
Mrs Clarice Thackeray:
Anne Reid
Harry Spargo:
Neil Jackson
Beryl Ballard:
Laura Haddock
Mr Amanjit Singh:
Art Malik
The Duke of Kent:
Blake Ritson
Johnny Proude:
Nico Mirallegro
Eunice McCabe:
Ami Metcalf
Caspar Landry:
Michael Landes
Lord Halifax:
Ken Bones
Hadleigh:
Steven Elder
Pamela Holland:
Sarah Gordy
Registrar:
David Phelan
Friedrich Erlichman:
Peter Stark
Armed Forces Doctor:
James Staddon

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How Not To Live Your Life

Series 3

Episode 6: Don Does Therapy

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Three

Sitcom about desperate lothario Don. The news that Brian intends to propose to Sam makes Don realise he still has feelings for her, so he decides to try therapy. Show more

How Not To Live Your Life

Series 3

Episode 4: Don Meets His Maker

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Three

Sitcom about desperate lothario Don. When the gang mistakenly believe Don might be seriously ill, he continues the lie to elicit their love and affection. Show more

How Not To Live Your Life

Series 3

Episode 2: Don's Angry Girlfriend

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Three

Sitcom about a desperate lothario. Don begins to date a sweet girl called Jenny, but her strange behaviour and violent mood swings soon ring alarm bells. Show more