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


David Mitchell Reviews the Rave Scene

David Mitchell takes the viewer on a personal and sentimental journey through the Acid House and Rave scene in Charlie Brooker's How TV Ruined Your Life.

Featuring: Charlie Brooker, David Mitchell.


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