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 2, Episode 3 - Don The Singer

Sam is dating cool singer-songwriter Jackson, reawakening Don's hitherto unspoken ambition to be a musician.

Further details

Sam is dating cool singer-songwriter Jackson, reawakening Don's hitherto unspoken ambition to be a musician. Much to Sam's dismay, Jackson invites Don to play at his open mic night and an instant rivalry begins between the two singers.

Luckily for Don, there's Eddie, his Nan's former carer, who now caters to Don's every need. As well as cutting up his food and wiping his nose, Eddie's skills include helping Don to find a new lodger, in the shape of savvy mature student Sam. Fortunately, not even Don's lamentable social skills could put her off with a rent that cheap...

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 29th September 2009
Time
10:30pm
Channel
BBC Three
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Dan Clark Don Danbury
David Armand Eddie
Leila Hoffman Mrs Treacher
Laura Haddock Samantha
Guest cast
Julian Barratt Jackson (Musician)
Sabrina Javor Anya
Steve Wingrove Man in Brasserie
Writing team
Dan Clark Writer
Drew Pearce Script Editor
Production team
Martin Dennis Director
Gary Reich Producer
Dan Clark Producer
Alan Tyler Executive Producer
Simon Lupton Executive Producer

Video

Don the Singer

Samantha is dating a cool singer-songwriter called Jackson who invites Don to play at his open mic night.

Featuring: Dan Clark (Don Danbury), David Armand (Eddie), Laura Haddock (Samantha).

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