The High Life. Sebastian Flight (Alan Cumming)
The High Life

The High Life

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two
  • 1994 - 1995
  • 7 episodes (1 series)

Scottish comedy series about the crew of a cut-price airline shuttle service between Prestwick and Heathrow. Stars Alan Cumming, Forbes Masson, Siobhan Redmond and Patrick Ryecart.

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The High Life. Image shows from L to R: Shona Spurtle (Siobhan Redmond), Steve McCracken (Forbes Masson), Sebastian Flight (Alan Cumming), Captain Hilary Duff (Patrick Ryecart)

Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1994 - 1995
Channel
BBC Two
Episodes
7 (1 pilot + 1 series)
Stars
Alan Cumming, Forbes Masson, Siobhan Redmond and Patrick Ryecart
Writers
Alan Cumming and Forbes Masson
Director
Angie De Chastelai Smith
Producer
Tony Dow
Company

A short lived Scottish sitcom focused around two airline stewards.

The effete Sebastian and sex-obsessed Steve are the junior cabin crew aboard Air Scotia's shuttle service between Prestwick and Heathrow.

The boys work for the awe-inspiring chief purser Shona, and they are all in the hands of the clueless Captain Duff.

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Additional details

Part of

Comic Asides

Also known as
  • Comic Asides: The High Life
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Studio
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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Sunday 9th January 1994 at 9pm on BBC Two
Most recent repeats
  • Saturday 22nd October 2022 at 11:30pm on BBC4 - Episode 1
  • Friday 18th October 2019 at 11:30pm on BBC Scotland - Episode 4
  • Friday 11th October 2019 at 11:30pm on BBC Scotland - Episode 3

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