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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Series 1, Episode 4 - Choob

Shona lands the job of presenting the Air Scotia's in-flight video, much to Sebastian's annoyance.


This was a re-shot version of the pilot Comic Asides episode.

Broadcast details

Friday 27th January 1995
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 3rd February 2009 9:00pm BBC4
Thursday 9th July 2009 11:30pm BBC4
Saturday 8th June 2019 9:50pm BBC Scotland
Friday 18th October 2019 11:30pm BBC Scotland

Cast & crew

Alan Cumming Sebastian Flight
Forbes Masson Steve McCracken
Siobhan Redmond Shona Spurtle
Patrick Ryecart Captain Hilary Duff
Guest cast
Ronnie Letham Haldene Ducaan
Jenny McCrindle Avril McKechnie
Geoffrey Toone Earl Islay
Hilary Lyon Jackie Strachan
Stuart McQuarrie Struan Byre
Anna Hepburn Woman On Plane
Writing team
Alan Cumming Writer
Forbes Masson Writer
Production team
Angie De Chastelai Smith Director
Tony Dow Producer
Mark Lawrence Editor
Donal Woods Production Designer
Charmian Adams Production Designer
Alan Cumming Composer
Forbes Masson Composer
Graham Jarvis Composer

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