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.

Final Special - Easter Special

60 minute special to conclude the sitcom. It picks up from the end of the last series, following the ups and downs of Warwick as he continues life in showbiz.

Further details

Life's Too Short. Image shows from L to R: Keith Chegwin, Warwick (Warwick Davis), Shaun Williamson, Les Dennis. Copyright: BBC.

Now working hard for his clients at agency Dwarves For Hire, Warwick Davis is a changed man - no longer does he take all the best jobs for himself, it's all about putting other people first. Things are going well and look as if they are going to get even better when his old friend Val Kilmer drops by to discuss a sequel to Willow - but it comes at a cost.

With money to find, Warwick holds an investment seminar while also persuading Keith Chegwin, Les Dennis and Shaun Williamson to join forces and put together a cabaret show to tour pubs and clubs - The All Star Funtime Roadshow. With advice on hand from his accountant, spiritual leader and ex-wife, plus old friends Ricky and Stephen, Warwick has his hands full as he tries to balance his agency clients, the roadshow and Val Kilmer's dreams of Willow 2.

Life's Too Short. Image shows from L to R: Keith Chegwin, Warwick (Warwick Davis), Shaun Williamson, Les Dennis. Copyright: BBC. Life's Too Short. Image shows from L to R: Shaun Williamson, Les Dennis, Keith Chegwin. Copyright: BBC. Life's Too Short. Image shows from L to R: Warwick (Warwick Davis), Val Kilmer. Copyright: BBC. Life's Too Short. Image shows from L to R: Cheryl (Rosamund Hanson), Warwick (Warwick Davis). Copyright: BBC. Life's Too Short. Image shows from L to R: Amy (Kiruna Stamell), Warwick (Warwick Davis). Copyright: BBC.

Broadcast details

Date
Saturday 30th March 2013
Time
10pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Warwick Davis Warwick
Ricky Gervais Ricky
Stephen Merchant Stephen
Steve Brody Eric
Rosamund Hanson Cheryl
Jo Enright Sue
Keith Chegwin Self
Les Dennis Self
Shaun Williamson Self
Guest cast
Peter Bonner Little Pete / Maximus
Colin Hoult Bryan Medici
Kiruna Stamell Amy
Steve Oram Paul Jacobs
George Appleby Client
Sarah Bennett Client
Raymond Griffiths (as Ray Griffiths) Client
Rachel Denning Client
Rob Jarvis Pub Landlord
Davood Ghadami Waiter
Shaun Escoffery Paramedic
Lucy Fenton Boozy Female
Val Kilmer 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
Anna Higginson Production Designer

Videos

Life's Too Short - Final Special - Preview

Ricky Gervais introduces the main cast for the final Life's Too Short episode, with a clip from the show.

Featuring: Warwick Davis (Warwick), Ricky Gervais (Ricky), Keith Chegwin, Les Dennis, Shaun Williamson.

Warwick Davis asks his clients to guess the good news

Warwick asks his clients to guess what's happening. Cheryl knows the good news but still manages to get it wrong.

Warwick Davis and Val Kilmer

Val Kilmer and Warwick Davis discuss being back on screen together and explore Warwick's ambitions for Willow 2.

Can't see a video here? Watch this clip on bbc.co.uk

Featuring: Warwick Davis (Warwick), Ricky Gervais (Ricky), Val Kilmer.

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