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 3, Episode 7 - Don The Musical

Don is left agitated and anxious as he waits to hear if Sam will accept Brian's proposal.

Further details

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

To distract himself from Sam and Brian's potential engagement Don joins Eddie's amateur dramatics group, which is putting on a production of Top Gun - The Musical.

Don is ecstatic when he's given the part of Maverick but is less than pleased when he sees who will be playing Charlie. When Don injures the leading lady he convinces Sam to take the part. This is the last chance he has to impress her - and of course there is the stage kiss...

Broadcast details

Monday 13th December 2010
BBC Three
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Dan Clark Don Danbury
    David Armand Eddie
    Leila Hoffman Mrs Treacher
    Laura Haddock Samantha
    Daniel Lawrence Taylor Jason
    Silas Carson Brian
    Guest cast
    Susan Calman Margaret
    Greg McHugh Randy
    Nick Mohammed Simon
    Maggie McLeod Woman in Audience
    Sheena Penson Woman in Audience
    David Webber Kwame
    Writing team
    Dan Clark Writer
    Drew Pearce Script Editor
    Production team
    Sam Leifer Director
    Gary Reich Producer
    Dan Clark Producer
    Simon Lupton Executive Producer
    Jemma Rodgers Executive Producer
    Andy Linton Editor
    Iain McDonald Production Designer
    Ben Parker Composer
    Richard Thomas Composer
    Dan Clark Composer


    4 Parts Eddie's Played

    Eddie is rehearsing for his latest role in a production of Rain Man.

    Featuring: David Armand (Eddie).

    'Guys' from Top Gun

    Don decides to join his local theatre club. Here is the song 'Guys' from their production of Top Gun: The Musical!

    Featuring: Dan Clark (Don Danbury), David Armand (Eddie), Nick Mohammed (Simon).


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