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 5

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.

Further details

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

With mounting anxieties about the state of his work and home life, Warwick decides to explore different religions - visiting his spiritual counsellor and life coach, a Catholic priest and a Scientologist - in the hope of enlightenment.

At the same time, he tries to get himself back on the market, returning to the dating agency where he met his wife Sue. Matched with Amy, he heads off to their first blind date - which starts off rocky, but eventually gets better.

However, on their second date, Warwick's ego threatens to ruin things...

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 8th December 2011
Time
9:30pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Warwick Davis Warwick
Steve Brody Eric
Keith Chegwin Self
Les Dennis Self
Shaun Williamson Self
Guest cast
Colin Hoult Bryan Medici
Kiruna Stamell Amy
Zara Tempest-Walters Woman In Bar
Donal Cox Priest
Matthew Earley Security Guard
Caroline May-Jones Caroline
Yasmine Wilde Check-out Woman
Temi Conde Barbara
Nick Mohammed Toby
Ramin Karimloo Scientologist
Jonathan Rhodes Maitre D
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

Video

Warwick's Date

Warwick goes on a dinner date but ends up arguing with the MaƮtre d' when he automatically assumes Warwick is going for dinner with the shorter of the two women waiting.

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