How Not To Live Your Life. Don Danbury (Dan Clark). Copyright: Brown Eyed Boy.

How Not To Live Your Life

BBC Three sitcom about a neurotic, lovelorn loser. 21 episodes (pilot + 3 series), 2007 - 2011. Stars Dan Clark, David Armand, Sinead Moynihan, Finlay Robertson and others.

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How Not To Live Your Life. Don Danbury (Dan Clark). Copyright: Brown Eyed Boy.

Pilot (2007)

The show was piloted on BBC Three in September 2007. The pilot was somewhat different from the full series, in that there was no sign of any of the other main characters - it was just about Don.

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How Not To Live Your Life. Image shows from L to R: Eddie (David Armand), Don Danbury (Dan Clark), Abby Jones (Sinead Moynihan), Karl Menford (Finlay Robertson). Copyright: Brown Eyed Boy.

Series 1 (2008)

Don moves into a house left to him by his recently deceased grandmother and meets his Nan's over-enthusiastic carer Eddie. Don decides to get a lodger. He ends up choosing Abby, the girl he was in love with as a teenager and still fancies. The trouble is, Abby isn't single - she has a snobby boyfriend called Karl.

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How Not To Live Your Life. Image shows from L to R: Samantha (Laura Haddock), Don Danbury (Dan Clark), Mrs Treacher (Leila Hoffman), Eddie (David Armand). Copyright: Brown Eyed Boy.

Series 2 (2009)

Series 2 started with the news that Abby had opted for six months travelling to get over a break-up with Karl. As a result, Don rents out his spare room to new lodger Samantha.

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How Not To Live Your Life. Image shows from L to R: Mrs Treacher (Leila Hoffman), Brian (Silas Carson), Samantha (Laura Haddock), Don Danbury (Dan Clark), Eddie (David Armand), Jason (Daniel Lawrence Taylor). Copyright: Brown Eyed Boy.

Series 3 (2010)

Sam has a new boyfriend who is everything Don isn't - mature, reliable, clever and not at all self-obsessed. Once more Don has to deal with a fraught love life that involves dates with an aristocrat, a tramp and a really angry woman. On top of that he is sucked into taking part in Top Gun - The Musical, tries therapy and even sells his soul to become a corporate highflyer.

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