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Ricky Gervais's 'Derek' Divides Critics (Again) After Season 2 Premiere

By Michael West | 24th April 2014

Ricky Gervais reintroduced care worker Derek Noakes on Wednesday night (April 23) for a second season of his latest comedy. The show was heavily criticised during season one, with some indignation focusing on Gervais' apparent...

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Fascinating Fact: 3951580

14th November 2013

The final installment of British comedian Karl Pilkington's Tv travel show, set in the Philippines, has been scrapped from U.K. broadcasting schedules following the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan. The Moaning of Life episode, which...

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Ricky Gervais Calls For More Care For The Elderly

By Joe Wilde | 3rd February 2013

Ricky Gervais' latest project is a comedy/drama set in a nursing home in which he plays the title character, a mentally challenged helper at the care home, named Derek.In today's Observer, the comic has spoken...

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Ricky Gervais To Teach English

31st July 2012

Ricky Gervais is working on a new internet show 'Learn English with Ricky Gervais'. The 'Office' creator gave few details on the project but says ''it's turned out great'' and revealed he will give the...

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Ricky Gervais Reveals Weight Loss Secrets

5th October 2010

RICKY GERVAIS, the Golden Globe winning comedian and actor, has revealed the secrets behind his recent weight loss which has seen him shed around 20 pounds, reports People Magazine. The 49-year-old star of 'The Office'...

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Gervais Enters The Record Books

7th February 2006

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has entered the Guinness Book Of Records for producing the most downloaded podcast. THE OFFICE star, co-writer STEPHEN MERCHANT and producer KARL PILKINGTON write, produce and star in the 30...

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