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

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    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
    Andy Linton Editor
    Iain McDonald Production Designer
    Ben Parker Composer

    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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