Life’s Too Short

9:30pm Thursday 15 December on BBC TWO

Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant’s fake documentary series starring Warwick Davis continues.

Warwick meets up with estranged wife Sue and her solicitor – and new partner – Ian to finalise their divorce settlement. But his decision to bring his accountant along for advice and support doesn’t work out as planned. Meanwhile, to try and lift his spirits Warwick arranges a flat warming party, inviting new date Amy. With no luck convincing his old co-stars to come along, Warwick splashes out to book Cat Deeley as a celebrity guest for the evening. Amy arrives but Warwick spends the evening trying to impress Cat … which doesn’t go down well with either of them.

The seven part sitcom stars Warwick Davis, Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant, Rosamund Hanson, Kiruna Stamell, Jo Enright, Matthew Holness, Shaun Williamson, Les Dennis and Keith Chegwin.

The series also features guest appearances from Liam Neeson, Sting, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Steve Carell and Sophie Ellis-Bextor.

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9:30pm Thursday 8 December on BBC TWO

Life’s Too Short is a fake documentary starring Warwick Davis, from the creators of The Office and Extras, Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant.

With mounting anxieties about the state of his work and home life, Warwick decides to explore different religions – visiting his spiritual counsellor and life coach, a Catholic priest and a Scientologist – in the hope of enlightenment. At the same time, he tries to get himself back on the market, returning to the dating agency where he met his wife Sue. Matched with Amy, he heads off to their first blind date – which starts off rocky, but eventually gets better. However, on their second date, Warwick’s ego threatens to ruin things…

The seven part sitcom stars Warwick Davis, Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant, Kiruna Stamell, Shaun Williamson, Les Dennis and Keith Chegwin.

Also features guest appearances from Liam Neeson, Sting, Johnny Depp, Steve Carell, Helena Bonham Carter, Cat Deeley and Sophie Ellis-Bextor

9:30pm Thursday 1 December on BBC TWO

Life’s Too Short is a fake documentary starring Warwick Davis, from the creators of The Office and Extras, Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant.

This week Warwick’s on the move. After flat hunting with the help of his assistant Cheryl, Warwick moves into his new apartment. He’s also seeking to oust the current head and get himself elected as Chairman of The Society of People of Small Stature.

Meanwhile, messy divorce proceedings continue with his estranged wife Sue, not made any better when he drops in on the old family home and finds her looking rather cosy with her solicitor, Ian. Troubled by this unexpected turn of events, he turns to Ricky and Stephen for more personal advice and witnesses an awkward video call between Ricky and The Office star Steve Carell…

The seven-part sitcom stars Warwick Davis, Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant, Rosamund Hanson, Jo Enright, Steve Brody, Matthew Holness and this week features Steve Carell.

The series also includes guest appearances from Liam Neeson, Sting, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Cat Deeley, Sophie Ellis-Bextor and Keith Chegwin.

9:30pm Thursday 24 November on BBC TWO

Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant’s fake documentary series starring Warwick Davis continues. This week, Helena Bonham Carter makes a guest appearance.

Warwick launches a new website in a bid to get more work, but it only gets 12 hits – and some nasty online comments. Meanwhile, after his clients at Dwarves For Hire complain that Warwick takes the best roles for himself, he tries to appease them by making showreels re-enacting famous movie scenes. However, when a call comes looking for someone to take a role opposite Helena Bonham Carter, Warwick takes it for himself. But, is it as glamorous as he hoped…?

The sitcom stars Warwick Davis, Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant, Rosamund Hanson and this week features Helena Bonham Carter.

The series also includes guest appearances from Liam Neeson, Sting, Johnny Depp, Steve Carell, Cat Deeley, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Les Dennis and Keith Chegwin.

9:30pm Thursday 17 November on BBC TWO

Warwick Davis continues to star in Life’s Too Short, the fake documentary from Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, the creators of The Office and Extras. This week, Johnny Depp makes a guest appearance.

With his career on the slide, a massive tax bill caused by his useless accountant, and a wife who’s divorcing him, Warwick is struggling to get his life back on track with a film crew following his progress 24/7.

This week, despite an awkward appearance at a sci-fi convention, an unsuccessful money-making brainstorming session with his assistant, Cheryl, and a humiliating guest appearance at a Star Wars-themed wedding, Warwick’s fortune stills seems to be on the rise when Johnny Depp hires him to research a new movie role.

The seven-part sitcom stars Warwick Davis, Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant, Rosamund Hanson, with this week’s special guest Johnny Depp.

The series also features guest appearances from Liam Neeson, Sting, Helena Bonham Carter, Steve Carell, Cat Deeley, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Les Dennis and Keith Chegwin.

9:30pm Thursday 10 November on BBC TWO

Life’s Too Short is a fake documentary starring Warwick Davis, from the creators of The Office and Extras, Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant. Liam Neeson guest stars in the opening episode.

With his career on the slide, a massive tax bill caused by his useless accountant, and a wife who’s divorcing him, the showbiz actor has no choice but to open his doors to a film crew 24/7. Maybe living his life like an open wound will get him back on top? In this first episode, Warwick seeks advice from old pals Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, but Liam Neeson has beaten him to it. The film crew charts Warwick’s every move as he tries to maintain his pride and self respect in some very unusual situations.

Warwick Davis, Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant, Jo Enright, Steve Brody, Rosamund Hanson and Shaun Williamson star and this episode also features Liam Neeson.

The series also features guest appearances from Johnny Depp, Sting, Helena Bonham Carter, Steve Carell, Cat Deeley, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Les Dennis and Keith Chegwin.

10:15pm Saturday 5 November on BBC TWO

Ricky Gervais takes viewers behind the scenes as he discusses the making of Life’s Too Short with co creator Stephen Merchant and star Warwick Davis.

It offers a unique look at what to expect from the new BBC Two comedy, as well as an insight into how Ricky and Stephen work. The show features clips from the series and interviews with the guest stars including Liam Neeson, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Cat Deeley and Sting.

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