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 set to fly again as a musical

Alan Cumming and Forbes Masson are adapting their short-lived sitcom The High Life into a musical, as the pair celebrate 40 years of performing together in a new book.

British Comedy Guide, 28th April 2023

BBC Four to repeat comedy classics

To link in with the celebrations of 100 years of the BBC, from Saturday 22nd October BBC Four will begin broadcasting classic episodes of sitcoms and sketch shows.

British Comedy Guide, 14th October 2022

Re-run of the brash, short-lived '94 Scotcom. Writers Alan Cumming and Forbes Masson play flight stewards dreaming of the big time (or the long haul). There are a few neat lines and left-field touches (microwaved teeth, a Trekobsessed captain), but the supremely kitsch titles are the real Highlight.

Radio Times, 13th January 2009

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