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The Worst Week of My Life 

Only one week to go before the marriage of Howard and Mel which quickly escalates into the week from Hell. The series follows the bumbling Howard as he lurches from one appallingly ... See full summary »
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2007   2006   2004  
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Series cast summary:
Ben Miller ...  Howard Steel 17 episodes, 2004-2006
Sarah Alexander ...  Mel Steel / ... 17 episodes, 2004-2006
Alison Steadman ...  Angela Cook 17 episodes, 2004-2006
Geoffrey Whitehead ...  Dick Cook 17 episodes, 2004-2006
Janine Duvitski ...  Eve 17 episodes, 2004-2006
Ronald Pickup ...  Fraser 13 episodes, 2004-2006
Raquel Cassidy ...  Cassie 7 episodes, 2004
Emma Pierson ...  Sophie Cook 7 episodes, 2004
John Benfield ...  Ron 7 episodes, 2004-2005
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Only one week to go before the marriage of Howard and Mel which quickly escalates into the week from Hell. The series follows the bumbling Howard as he lurches from one appallingly embarrassing disaster to the next in the week leading up to his wedding. Written by Mark Smith <msmith@osi.co.uk>

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Ben Miller (Howard Steel) & Emma Pierson (Sophie Cook) also worked on episode 2.4, Death in Paradise: Death in the Clinic (2013), of Death in Paradise (2011) as DI Richard Poole & Anna Jones respectively. They also appeared together on four episodes of the comedy sketch show Armstrong and Miller (1997) together. See more »

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Remade as La plus pire semaine de ma vie (2010) See more »

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Derivative but strangely refreshing
2 October 2005 | by smartarsebutlerSee all my reviews

Okay, so you could almost describe it as Britain's answer to 'Meet the Parents', but that is doing this fantastic sitcom a huge disservice. Ben Miller and Sarah Alexander do a fantastic job as an uptight, very much in love and very middle class couple, desperate to get through their pre-wedding week, and the casting of Alison Steadman as the hysterical perfectionist seating plan obsessed mother is a masterstroke. The comedy is constantly farcical and slapstick, but without becoming gross-out (i.e.Farrelly brothers). Do not let claims of tired ideas being rehashed put you off this fantastic britcom, because yes, the basis of the sitcom has been visited a few times before, but this is a fresh take, and the result is an invigorating and exciting exercise in programming. Highly recommended!


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UK

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English

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12 March 2004 (UK) See more »

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A pánik hete See more »

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Hat Trick Productions See more »
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(17 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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