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.

Series 1, Episode 1 - Home Sweet Home

How Not To Live Your Life. Image shows from L to R: Don Danbury (Dan Clark), Mrs Treacher (Leila Hoffman). Copyright: Brown Eyed Boy.
Don discovers he's been left a house by his recently deceased grandmother, only to find out it has huge back payments and a strange man who won't leave. He decides to get a lodger to help with the rent - the girl he was in love with as a teenager.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 12th August 2008
BBC Three
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Dan Clark Don Danbury
    David Armand Eddie
    Sinead Moynihan Abby Jones
    Finlay Robertson Karl Menford
    Leila Hoffman Mrs Treacher
    Guest cast
    Frank Gallagher Mr Bitchman
    Niky Wardley Don's Boss
    Eliot Carroll Gordon (Don's Workmate)
    Writing team
    Dan Clark Writer
    Drew Pearce Script Editor
    Production team
    Dan Clark Director
    Gary Reich Director
    Gary Reich Producer
    Dan Clark Producer
    Cheryl Taylor Executive Producer
    Alan Tyler Executive Producer
    Paul Machliss Editor
    Iain McDonald Production Designer
    Ben Parker Composer


    Things you shouldn't say after a one night stand

    Don reveals five things you definitely shouldn't say after a one night stand.

    Featuring: Dan Clark (Don Danbury), Niky Wardley (Don's Boss).

    Things you hope your neighbour doesn't say

    Don imagines some of the things his dotty new neighbour Mrs Treacher might say to him.

    Featuring: Dan Clark (Don Danbury), Leila Hoffman (Mrs Treacher).


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