Never Better. Copyright: World Productions.

Never Better

BBC Two sitcom a recovering alcoholic. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2008. Stars Stephen Mangan, Kate Ashfield, Christopher Fairbank, Tom Goodman-Hill and others.

Never Better. Keith Merchant (Stephen Mangan). Copyright: World Productions.

Never Better

A dark comedy from the writer of Party Animals about a recovering alcoholic and his troubles with society

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2008
Channel
BBC Two
Episodes
6   (1 series)
Starring
Stephen Mangan, Kate Ashfield, Christopher Fairbank, Tom Goodman-Hill, Michele Austin, Mya O'Connor and Charlie George
Writer
Fintan Ryan
Director
Martin Dennis
Producer
Helen Gregory

Keith is a recovering alcoholic in his mid-thirties, struggling to get things right as he makes his way through his new life being sober.

He attends Alcoholics Anonymous meetings but they don't seem to help as he often turns them into a farce by revealing very embarrassing situations he gets into.

Whilst he attempts to be a good husband and father, his optimism for his family and attempts to do the right thing tend to lead to even more problems.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 10th January 2008 on BBC Two at 10pm
Last new broadcast
Thursday 14th February 2008 on BBC Two at 10pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes

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