Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best sitcoms and comedy shows from both the UK and the USA.
Today we will be looking at a comedy that had 5 million viewers for it’s first season – Worst Week Of My Life
About the Show
Summary of Plot
Only one week to go before the marriage of Howard and Mel which quickly escalates into the week from Hell. The series follows the bumbling Howard as he lurches from one appallingly embarrassing disaster to the next in the week leading up to his wedding.. iMDB
Number of Seasons / Episodes
Ben Miller – Howard Steel
Sarah Alexander – Mel Steel
Alison Steadman – Angela Cook
Geoffrey Whitehead – Dick Cook
Janine Duvitski – Eve
- The series was both critically acclaimed and popular, with the first series averaging 5 million viewers on BBC One.
- An pilot for an American version was ordered by the Fox network in 2005, entitled “Worst Week”, which premiered on 22 September, 2008 on CBS, but the series was canceled on 20 May, 2009.
- Mel loses patience with Howard as the story arc in each series progresses.