How TV Ruined Your Life. Charlie Brooker. Copyright: Zeppotron.

How TV Ruined Your Life

BBC Two sketch show. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2011. Stars Charlie Brooker, Kevin Eldon and Liz May Brice.

Series 1, Episode 1 - Fear

From hysterical public information films to grisly crime dramas, terror spills out of almost every channel. As Charlie explores TV's approach to fear, you won't know whether to laugh or scream. Warning: contains traces of Michael Buerk and a semi-naked lady.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 25th January 2011
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Charlie Brooker Host / Presenter
    Kevin Eldon Ensemble Actor
    Liz May Brice Ensemble Actor
    Guest cast
    Beth Cordingly Ensemble Actor
    James Holmes Ensemble Actor
    Gemma Arrowsmith Ensemble Actor
    Mark Powley Ensemble Actor
    Brenda Dowsett Ensemble Actor
    Stuart Organ Ensemble Actor
    Nat Saunders Ensemble Actor
    Jon Glover Narrator
    Glenn Hugill Narrator
    Writing team
    Charlie Brooker Writer
    Jason Hazeley Writer (Additional Material)
    Joel Morris Writer (Additional Material)
    Dan Maier Writer (Additional Material)
    Dan Swimer Writer (Additional Material)
    Production team
    Al Campbell Director
    Nick Vaughan Smith (as Nick Vaughan-Smith) Producer
    Annabel Jones Executive Producer
    Damon Tai Editor
    Lynda Featherstone Editor
    Charlotte Pearson Production Designer
    Hector Crackle Composer

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