The Life And Times Of Vivienne Vyle. Vivienne Vyle (Jennifer Saunders). Copyright: BBC
The Life And Times Of Vivienne Vyle

The Life And Times Of Vivienne Vyle

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two
  • 2007
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

Sitcom about a daytime talk show host played by Jennifer Saunders. Also features Miranda Richardson, Jason Watkins, Conleth Hill, Helen Griffin, Dave Lamb and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 1

Forthright talk-show host Vivienne Vyle wants to become the next Oprah. After being flattened by a security guard following a punch-up on set, she questions her ability as a presenter, but when her manic producer Helena reveals ratings have gone through the roof she becomes more determined than ever.

Broadcast details

Thursday 4th October 2007
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Jennifer Saunders Vivienne Vyle
Miranda Richardson Helena de Wend
Jason Watkins Dr Jonathan Fowler
Conleth Hill Jared
Helen Griffin Carol
Dave Lamb Des
Lawry Lewin Damien
Lorna Brown Pregnant Make-Up Lady
Guest cast
Dell Bell-Haynes Tranny Crack Whore
Antonia Campbell-Hughes Abigail
Cally Lawrence Janice
Dominic McHale Gary
Steve Money Security Guard
Fern Britton Self
Writing team
Tanya Byron (as Dr Tanya Byron) Writer
Jennifer Saunders Writer
Production team
Rupert Jones Director
David Coyle Studio Director
Jo Sargent Producer
Jon Plowman Executive Producer
Nerys Evans Associate Producer
Alan Levy Editor
Harry Banks Production Designer
Sarah Burns Costume Designer
Christine Cant Make-up Designer
Olly Fox Composer
James Skinner Graphics
Claire Grossmith 1st Assistant Director

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