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Life's Too Short 

TV-MA | | Comedy | TV Series (2011–2013)
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The show centers on Warwick Davis in his day-to-day life, complete with the frustrations he faces.
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Series cast summary:
Warwick Davis ...  Warwick Davis 8 episodes, 2011-2013
Ricky Gervais ...  Ricky Gervais 7 episodes, 2011-2013
Stephen Merchant ...  Stephen Merchant 7 episodes, 2011-2013
Rosamund Hanson ...  Cheryl 7 episodes, 2011-2013
Steve Brody Steve Brody ...  Accountant 6 episodes, 2011-2013
Jo Enright Jo Enright ...  Sue 5 episodes, 2011-2013
Shaun Williamson ...  Shaun Williamson 5 episodes, 2011-2013
Kiruna Stamell ...  Amy 4 episodes, 2011-2013
Les Dennis ...  Les Dennis 4 episodes, 2011-2013
Matthew Holness ...  Ian 3 episodes, 2011
Keith Chegwin ...  Keith Chegwin 3 episodes, 2011-2013
Peter Bonner ...  Little Pete / ... 3 episodes, 2011-2013
Sarah Bennett Sarah Bennett ...  Ebony / ... 3 episodes, 2011-2013
Colin Hoult Colin Hoult ...  Bryan / ... 2 episodes, 2011-2013
Jon Key Jon Key ...  Anthony 2 episodes, 2011
Raymond Griffiths Raymond Griffiths ...  Ray 2 episodes, 2011-2013
George Appleby George Appleby ...  Dan 2 episodes, 2011-2013
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The show centers on Warwick Davis in his day-to-day life, complete with the frustrations he faces.

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He's big on ego. And a little short on everything else.

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Comedy

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UK

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English

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February 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Elu on liiga lühike See more »

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Dolby Digital

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16:9 HD
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Warwick Davis suggested the title for the series. See more »

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Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #16.65 (2011) See more »

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Funny
6 March 2012 | by placebotonicSee all my reviews

It is said the comedy is only funny if the character doesn't "know" he's in a comedy, and Warwick is taking his life really seriously. Utterly desperate for attention, of any kind, he's getting through from day to day, actually broke but pretending to be well off. His "fame" is far in the past, he's out of work, nobody really wants anything to do with him, but he doesn't give up. He's trying to present himself as an important celebrity, or a successful womanizer, but his constructs fail comically.

While other reviewers see a strong connection with The office, I see none, other than they both belong to the same genre. The scripting and the idea of the show are original. Funnier than The office too.


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