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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 Matthew Holness ...  Ian 3 episodes, 2011
Keith Chegwin ...  Keith Chegwin 3 episodes, 2011-2013
Peter Bonner 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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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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Referenced in Conan: The Mime Whisperer (2012) See more »

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Very funny and Warwick Davis is brilliant
25 November 2011 | by UtopianUKSee all my reviews

After watching episode 1, I wasn't sure if this was anything special, but episodes 2 & 3 have convinced me that it's excellent. Warwick Davis is a joy to watch.. as he gets himself into crazy, often cringe-worthy situations. He really has a knack for comedy with his expressions and comic timing.

The way it's shot as a fly-on-the-wall documentary, works really well. The scripts are very well-written, so everything flows perfectly, which means it's never anything less than gripping. The celebrity guest appearances are a great idea, with Johnny Depp's scenes being particularly enjoyable.

Overall.. this show feels fresh and full of fun. Sure it's similar to The Office in some ways, but it's much more wacky and amusing. If there's any justice.. it will be a big success. 10/10


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