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Ever wondered why your life doesn’t measure up to the lofty expectations you had when you were growing up?
Find out in this new six part series as host Charlie Brooker explores a different universal theme each week, from love and money to fear and progress, and attempts to explain where it all went wrong and just how wildly the TV ideal differs from the grim reality.
Marking the point where the mad daydreams of TV and the sorry reality of real life collide, the series will employ a mixture of archive footage and sketches.
How TV Ruined Your Life is a funny, intelligent and entertaining series thatwill have you wiping away tears of laughter while simultaneously nodding with recognition.
How TV Ruined Your Life features performances from a collection of comedians and actors including Kevin Eldon (I’m Alan Partridge, Brass Eye and Dead Set), Beth Cordingly (PC Kerry Young in the Bill), Belinda Stewart-Wilson (Inbetweeners), Liz May Brice (Bad Girls, Dead Set), James Holmes (Miranda) Gemma Arrowsmith, Helen Fospero (news presenter) and Stuart Laing (EastEnders), Chris Hayward, Lucy Thackeray, Thaila Zucchi.
Tuesday 25th January, BBC Two at 10pm.