Happiness

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Series 2

UKTV – Fridays from 20 June, 8.30pm

A seven-foot tall plasticine kung-fu nurse bear and one of Britain’s leading comic actors return for a second series. Paul Whitehouse plays Danny Spencer, who writes and voices a cartoon featuring Dexter (the kung-fu nurse bear). But Danny wants to be loved for himself, not his bear. On the face of it, Danny should have happiness at his fingertips – so why does he feel that it’s always just out of his reach? Happiness is about one man’s attempt to make more of the good things in life and dwell less on the bad bits. Guest stars this series include Ricky Jervais and Tony Parsons.
Starring: Paul Whitehouse (The Fast Show), Fiona Allen (Smack The Pony) Johnny Vegas (Tipping The Velvet).

UKTV – Fridays from 9 May, 8.30pm

Working together to help one man find his happiness.
Danny Spencer writes – and voices – a cartoon featuring Dexter, a seven-foot tall plasticine kung-fu nurse bear. But Danny wants to be loved for himself, not his bear. On the face of it, Danny should have happiness at his fingertips – so why does he feel that it’s always just out of his reach? With a cast to drool over and guest celebrities including Sir Bob Geldof, Dawn French and Charlie Higson, Happiness is about one man’s attempt to make more of the good things in life and dwell less on the bad bits.
Starring: Paul Whitehouse (The Fast Show), Fiona Allen (Smack The Pony).