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 3 - Aspiration

From Dallas to Grand Designs, TV continually rubs desirable lifestyles in your face, making you feel inadequate in the process. Warning: contains Sophie Dahl and coffins.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 8th February 2011
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Charlie Brooker Host / Presenter
Liz May Brice Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Belinda Stewart-Wilson Ensemble Actor
Lucy Thackeray Ensemble Actor
Roger Sloman Ensemble Actor
Joseph Coombes Ensemble Actor
Sarah Darlington Ensemble Actor
Patrick Martin Ensemble Actor
Imran Yusuf (as Imran Yusef) Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Charlie Brooker Writer
Jason Hazeley Writer (Additional Material)
Joel Morris Writer (Additional Material)
Dan Maier 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
Jamie Shemeld Editor
Charlotte Pearson Production Designer


The Galaxy Of Fame

Charlie Brooker looks at the complex galaxy of celebrities and examines why we both love and hate the most famous people on the universe.

Featuring: Charlie Brooker.


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