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 3 - Fake Wake

How Not To Live Your Life. Image shows from L to R: Eddie (David Armand), Don Danbury (Dan Clark). Copyright: Brown Eyed Boy.
Don finds out he's legally obliged to put on a wake for his deceased nan, with an open casket for her body. The only problem is that he cremated her a few days before, so he and Eddie audition old people at an elderly centre for the role of Don's nan.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 26th 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
Sheila Donald Edith Hampshire
Sheila Latimer Old Woman
Pamela Kelly Old Woman
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


What Does a Squeaking Bed Mean?

Don tries to convince himself his sexy flatmate isn't having intercourse next door.

Featuring: Dan Clark (Don Danbury), Sinead Moynihan (Abby Jones), Finlay Robertson (Karl Menford).


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