Life's Too Short. Warwick (Warwick Davis). Copyright: BBC.

Life's Too Short

BBC Two sitcom about a dwarf actor. 8 episodes (1 series), 2011 - 2013. Stars Warwick Davis, Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant, Steve Brody and others.

Series 1

Life's Too Short. Image shows from L to R: Stephen (Stephen Merchant), Liam Neeson, Warwick (Warwick Davis), Ricky (Ricky Gervais). Copyright: BBC.

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Thursday 10th November 2011

Warwick seeks advice from old pals Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, but Liam Neeson has beaten him to it. The film crew charts Warwick's every move as he tries to maintain his pride and self-respect in some very unusual situations.

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Life's Too Short. Image shows from L to R: Johnny Depp, Warwick (Warwick Davis), Ricky (Ricky Gervais). Copyright: BBC.

2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Thursday 17th November 2011

Despite an awkward appearance at a sci-fi convention, an unsuccessful money-making brainstorming session with his assistant, Cheryl, and a humiliating guest appearance at a Star Wars-themed wedding, Warwick's fortune seems to be on the rise when Johnny Depp hires him to research a new movie role.

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Life's Too Short. Image shows from L to R: Helena Bonham Carter, Warwick (Warwick Davis). Copyright: BBC.

3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Thursday 24th November 2011

After complaints that he takes all the best roles for himself, Warwick launches a website and creates showreels for his clients. But he still takes on a role opposite Helena Bonham Carter.

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Life's Too Short. Image shows from L to R: Fred Fairbrass, Warwick (Warwick Davis), Richard Fairbrass. Copyright: BBC.

4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Thursday 1st December 2011

During messy divorce negotiations, Warwick asks Ricky and Stephen for personal advice. Meanwhile, he moves into a new apartment and seeks election as chairman of the Society of People of Small Stature.

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Life's Too Short. Image shows from L to R: Warwick (Warwick Davis), Bryan Medici (Colin Hoult). Copyright: BBC.

5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Thursday 8th December 2011

With mounting anxieties about the state of his work and home life, Warwick decides to explore different religions, and also returns to the dating agency where he met his wife Sue.

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Life's Too Short. Image shows from L to R: Warwick (Warwick Davis), Cat Deeley. Copyright: BBC.

6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Thursday 15th December 2011

Warwick meets up with estranged wife Sue and her solicitor - and new partner - Ian to finalise their divorce settlement. But his decision to bring his accountant along for advice and support doesn't work out as planned.

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Life's Too Short. Image shows from L to R: Ricky (Ricky Gervais), Gordon Sumner, Warwick (Warwick Davis). Copyright: BBC.

7. Episode Seven

First broadcast: Tuesday 20th December 2011

In the series finale, Warwick attends a charity event in the hope of hanging out with celebrities. However, in trying to impress Sting he ends up spending more than he can afford. Consequently he has to look for a new home and hopes Amy will see him again.

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