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


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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