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 2 - The Lifecycle

From kids shows to Countdown, TV has something to infuriate anyone of any age. Warning: this episode contains creepy dolls and the 1980s Oxo dad.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 1st February 2011
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Charlie Brooker Host / Presenter
    Kevin Eldon Ensemble Actor
    Guest cast
    Beth Cordingly Ensemble Actor
    Thaila Zucchi Ensemble Actor
    Helen Watson Ensemble Actor
    Liz May Brice 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
    Christian Watt Director
    Nick Vaughan Smith (as Nick Vaughan-Smith) Producer
    Christian Watt Producer
    Annabel Jones Executive Producer
    Damon Tai Editor
    Jason Boxall Editor
    Matthew Jeffreys Editor
    Charlotte Pearson Production Designer

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