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, Episode 2

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

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 17th November 2011
Time
9:30pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Warwick Davis Warwick
Ricky Gervais Ricky
Stephen Merchant Stephen
Rosamund Hanson Cheryl
Shaun Williamson Self
Guest cast
Eric Lampaert Terry
Tim Key News Reporter
Lorraine Bruce Mother (Of Tumour Boy)
Eri Jackson Bride
David Fynn Groom
Dustin Demri-Burns Best Man
Johnny Depp Self
Writing team
Ricky Gervais Writer
Stephen Merchant Writer
Production team
Ricky Gervais Director
Stephen Merchant Director
Charlie Hanson Producer
Ricky Gervais Executive Producer
Stephen Merchant Executive Producer
Mark Freeland Executive Producer
Richard Halladey Editor
Graham Barker Editor
Anna Higginson Production Designer

Videos

Johnny Depp confronts Ricky Gervais

Johnny Depp joins Warwick for a chat with Ricky Gervais and discusses Ricky's comments at the Golden Globes.

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Featuring: Warwick Davis (Warwick), Ricky Gervais (Ricky), Stephen Merchant (Stephen), Johnny Depp.

Local News Interview

Whilst at a sci-fi convention, Warwick is chosen to feature on a local news item. However, the interviewer has no idea who Warwick Davis is...

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Featuring: Warwick Davis (Warwick), Tim Key (News Reporter).

Chimney Sweep

During a brainstorm, Warwick wants Cheryl to come up with new ideas to generate more business for Dwarves For Hire. However, her suggestion of dwarves being used as chimney sweeps is not what he had in mind.

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Featuring: Warwick Davis (Warwick), Rosamund Hanson (Cheryl).

Johnny Depp Exclusive

Interview with Johnny Depp on the set of Life's Too Short. Can Ricky Gervais really say no to Johnny?

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Featuring: Johnny Depp.

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