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Life’s Too Short – A Social Reflection Of The Dwarf Community And Representation In The Media

Goodness where has the time gone and it’s February already!  I know I’m a little late in the write-up for the remaining Life’s Too Short episodes, but the series has provided me with some food for thought since finishing. Generally speaking it’s seems the sitcom limped to the end and the response from the public …

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TV Review: Life’s Too Short – Episode 3

Oh-oh I thought when we opened with a scene with dwarf-tossing, but alas the most excruciating and embarrassing moments where left for the main character Warwick.  Once again we were treat to Warwick’s lack of social and self-awareness, this time, not just to life in general, but also within his own community. We’re only into …

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TV Review: Life’s Too Short – Episode 1

So, the nation was finally exposed to the first episode of Gervais’ – Life’s Too Short on BBC2.   One of the things that appears to shine through is the focus on the central characters personality, which having read other reviews around t’internet, agree that some of the situations would have been funny regardless of Warwick’s …

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Ricky Gervais: ‘Bring on the haters’ on The Guardian website

In an interview on The Guardian website, the comedian Ricky Gervais wonders why people are worried that his new comedy ‘Life’s Too Short’ will be a “cruel comedy” and “…that people confuse the subject of the joke with the target of the joke…”. Well Mr Gervais, when you have been the butt of jokes – …

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The Dwarves Are Coming

I subscribe to the wonderful BBC Ouch programme through my Facebook account to keep up to date about when the latest disability news when an article on their blog caught my eye. The season of the dwarf Turns out that there are few programmes that are going to aired in the coming months.  Excited!?! Well, …

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