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 6 - Knowledge

Charlie traces how TV's notion of knowledge has changed from bespectacled experts to celebrity presenter drivel. Warning: this episode contains an alien meeting with Danny Dyer and celebrity supernatural activity.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 8th March 2011
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Charlie Brooker Host / Presenter
    Kevin Eldon Ensemble Actor
    Guest cast
    David Mitchell Self
    Matthew Nelson (as DJ Slipmatt) Self
    Beth Cordingly Ensemble Actor
    Glenn Hugill Narrator
    Writing team
    Charlie Brooker Writer
    Jason Hazeley Writer (Additional Material)
    Joel Morris 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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