The Life and Times of Vivienne Vyle

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  • 2008
  • 1 Season
  • 7.3  (371)

The Life and Times of Vivienne Vyle is a comedy show about talk show host Vivienne Vyle. Jennifer Saunders stars in the title role of a TV show host whose wacky home life is just as crazy as the guests on her talk show.

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Episode 6
6. Episode 6
October 12, 2008
Janey (Harriet Thorpe), a journalist from Daily Mail, informs Jared that she has evidence of him at a gay party where a young rent boy fell off a balcony and died. Miriam comes up with ideas for damage limitation. However, The Vivienne Vyle Show is being broadcast live to mark the end of the season and at the end of the show, Vivienne does an unexpected piece to camera about the party and brings Jared on to admit he is an alcoholic, but does not mention he is gay. She then says she was abused as a child and, as the live show ends, gets a warm welcome from the audience.
Episode 5
5. Episode 5
October 5, 2008
The morning after their success at the TV Pick Awards, the crew of The Vivienne Vyle Show discuss the after-show party. When she wakes up, Vivienne feels dizzy and is unable to walk. A video conference is then held with Dr. Jonathan and Helena at the studio and Vivienne and Jared at their house. Jonathan manages to 'cure' Vivienne, who appears to have been suffering from psychological problems. During the conference, Jonathan and Helena, unbeknown to anyone else, kiss passionately.
Episode 4
4. Episode 4
September 28, 2008
Vivienne's programme is nominated for the publicly-voted TV Pick Award for "Best Daytime Talk Show". As the show is up for an award, they allow GMTV presenter Lynn Faulds Wood to film behind the scenes on a "catch-up" show. On the way to the awards ceremony, Vivienne discovers her football team are playing and so she and Jared go to watch them play instead. During the match, the awards ceremony is shown live and Vivienne wins the award. Fern Britton and Paul O'Grady make cameo appearances.
Episode 3
3. Episode 3
September 21, 2008
Vivienne and Jared argue in the morning over the plumbing and she then goes off for an interview with a tabloid journalist who calls her a "one-trick pony" and Jared a "kept man". Vivienne goes to work and then on to a production meeting. Helena throws her mobile phone at Carol while Jonathan is after his own show. When she gets home, Jared has failed to fix the plumbing.
Episode 2
2. Episode 2
September 14, 2008
Vivienne decides she needs to revive her show, and attempts to copy the style of her rival Chris Connor by speaking to the audience. However, none of the audience talk to her. Vivienne then has a meeting to discuss the show's image with two promotion experts, Joshua and Rose. After little success at the meeting, she sacks them and seeks the advice of Miriam. Following her advice, she makes a personal appearance at a cash and carry in Slough.
Episode 1
1. Episode 1
September 7, 2008
When Vivienne reveals on her show that a man is not the father of his former girlfriend's child, he attacks her and in the ensuing brawl a security guard falls on her. She then ends up in hospital and is on the verge of a mental breakdown. In her absence Fern Britton replaces her as the host of The Vivienne Vyle Show, while Helena sacks runner Abigail only for Vivienne to re-instate her.
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The Life and Times of Vivienne Vyle is a comedy show about talk show host Vivienne Vyle.

Jennifer Saunders stars in the title role of a TV show host whose wacky home life is just as crazy as the guests on her talk show. The Life and Times of Vivienne Vyle is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (6 episodes). The series first aired on September 7, 2008.

Where to Watch The Life and Times of Vivienne Vyle

The Life and Times of Vivienne Vyle is available for streaming on the BBC website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Life and Times of Vivienne Vyle on demand at Amazon, Vudu and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    September 7, 2008
  • IMDB Rating
    7.3  (371)