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Miley Cyrus Wins Best Celebrity Dance Title

1st April 2014

Miley and Billy Ray Cyrus have topped a list of the best celebrity dances.The 'Wrecking Ball' star and her 'Achy Breaky Heart' singing father have both reached the top ten of a list of the...

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Ricky Gervais Planning Spoof David Brent Documentary

24th March 2014

British comic Ricky Gervais is hoping to bring his most famous character, David Brent, back to the screen for a spoof documentary.The star reprised his role as the cringeworthy office manager last year (13) for...

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Ricky Gervais Reveals Even More David Brent Comeback Plans

By Jack de Aguilar | 24th March 2014

He’s proving to be one of the U.K’s most enduring characters, is David Brent. And now Ricky Gervais has revealed plans for the erstwhile Wernham Hogg manager to make an on-screen return in the form...

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Missed David Brent Live? Don’T Worry - More Dates Have Been Announced?

By Jack de Aguilar | 4th March 2014

Did you think you’d never get the chance to see David Brent live in concert every again? Perhaps you thought it was a foregone conclusion… Well, not to worry, because the ex-Slough-based office manager-cum-talented musician...

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Ricky Gervais Announces Two David Brent Concerts

4th March 2014

Ricky Gervais has announced two new David Brent concerts.The comedian will take to the stage as his fictional 'The Office' character, cringe-inducing office manager David Brent, at London's Hammersmith Apollo and Oxford New Theatre this...

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Ricky Gervais Returns As David Brent For London Gig

15th October 2013

British funnyman Ricky Gervais brought annoying boss David Brent back to the masses on Monday night (14Oct13) for the first of two London shows.The Office creator reprised his cringeworthy character from the hit comedy and...

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Ricky Gervais To Record With Andy Burrows

15th October 2013

Ricky Gervais is writing a David Brent album with Andy Burrows.The British comic was joined by the former Razorlight drummer for a London gig last night (14.10.13), in which he took to the stage as...

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Ricky Gervais Disgusted By Inflated Ticket Prices For David Brent Gigs

2nd October 2013

British comedian Ricky Gervais is disgusted with scalpers after discovering tickets for his upcoming David Brent concerts are selling for as much as $1,500 (£1,000) each online.The funnyman recently announced he would be reprising his...

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Ricky Gervais Bringing David Brent Back For London Gigs

19th September 2013

Funnyman Ricky Gervais is reprising his socially-awkward The Office character David Brent for a series of gigs in London.Gervais took to Twitter to announce Brent's musical comeback, revealing he'll be taking the bumbling boss to...

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Ricky Gervais Plans David Brent Movie

22nd August 2013

Ricky Gervais is planning a David Brent film.The British comedian wants to bring 'The Office' character's struggle to break into the music industry to life on the big screen, and it seems the recent return...

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Ricky Gervais Stunned By David Brent Album Offers

29th July 2013

Funnyman Ricky Gervais has been inundated with calls from record company bosses desperate to make an album with his obnoxious character David Brent.The actor shot to international fame when his series The Office, which focused...

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David Brent Turns Teacher In New Youtube Series

10th May 2013

Ricky Gervais' repugnant comedy creation David Brent is heading online to teach YouTube.com users how to play the guitar.The cringeworthy antics of paper company manager Brent catapulted Gervais to international fame when his hit comedy...

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Ricky Gervais Says Losers Are Life's Characters

18th July 2011

Ricky Gervais says "losers" are the real "interesting" characters in life.The comedian - who shot to fame starring and writing in 90s sitcom 'The Office' - would much rather focus his TV shows on the...

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Gervais "I Don't Care What People Think Of Me"

20th January 2011

Ricky Gervais insists that he is not concerned about the negative reaction from members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association to his stinging jokes during Sunday night's Golden Globe presentations. In remarks taped for airing...

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Ricky Gervais Reprises David Brent Role For Us Office

20th January 2011

Ricky Gervais has filmed a cameo appearance for the US 'Office'. The 49-year-old comedian will reprise his role as David Brent from the original British version of the programme - depicting the everyday lives of...

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Gervais Confirms Hopes For The Office Cameo

1st February 2010

RICKY GERVAIS has confirmed he's considering resurrecting his role as boss from hell DAVID BRENT in a one-off special for the U.S. version of THE OFFICE.The British funnyman became an overnight sensation after his hit...

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Gervais Convinces Travolta To Be An Extra

2nd April 2007

TV funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has won over JOHN TRAVOLTA and convinced him to appear in the Christmas special edition of his show EXTRAS. The Hollywood star had dismissed the idea of appearing as himself in...

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Gervais Wants Us Extras

17th January 2007

British comedy creator RICKY GERVAIS wants to produce a US version of his TV show EXTRAS, and emulate the success of the trans-Atlantic incarnation of THE OFFICE. And multi-award winning Gervais has already decided who...

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Gervais Training Video Removed From Internet

24th August 2006

RICKY GERVAIS is battling hit internet site YouTube after two supposedly private training videos for Microsoft were leaked onto it last month (JUL06). The clips see THE OFFICE star in his cult DAVID BRENT role...

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Canadian The Office Pays Tribute To Gervais

18th August 2006

An upcoming French-language Canadian adaptation of THE OFFICE will pay tribute to show creator RICKY GERVAIS by using his surname for its lead character. Funnyman Gervais played DAVID BRENT in the BBC original, which was...

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Original Stars To Visit The Office

10th July 2006

The British stars of the original THE OFFICE show are set to visit the US version of the hit comedy to shoot cameo roles. BEN SILVERMAN, who executive produces the American version for NBC, claims...

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Gervais Takes Office Job In France

10th February 2006

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has agreed to let hit comedy THE OFFICE be translated for a European audience. The French adaptation - called LE BUREAU - sees embarrassing boss DAVID BRENT transformed into GILLES...

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Gervais To Write For Us Office

7th February 2006

THE OFFICE creator RICKY GERVAIS has been approached to write an episode for the third series of the hit US version of the comedy. The English comedian starred as cringe-inducing boss DAVID BRENT in...

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Gervais Turned Down Christmas Special Of The Office

27th December 2005

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS turned down the opportunity to make a one-off Christmas edition of his Grammy-winning TV show THE OFFICE. Gervais, who secured cult status as nightmare boss DAVID BRENT in the BBC...

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Fascinating Fact 580

26th November 2005

Movie maker SAM MENDES treated his wife to a signed photograph of THE OFFICE funnyman RICKY GERVAIS in character as DAVID BRENT for the couple's wedding anniversary....

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Carell Keeps His Growing Celebrity Fanbase In Perspective

21st September 2005

STEVE CARELL refuses to be intimidated by the growing number of Hollywood superstars who are fans of his hit TV series THE OFFICE. Carell, who plays boss-from-hell DAVID BRENT in a part made famous...

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Gervais Falls For Marge Simpson

21st July 2005

RICKY GERVAIS is such a big fan of hit US cartoon series THE SIMPSONS he didn't just write an episode - he gave himself a starring role. The British funnyman leapt at the opportunity...

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Gervais Prouder Of Simpsons Work Than Office Success

20th July 2005

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is prouder of writing an episode of animated comedy THE SIMPSONS than winning a string of awards for his hit sitcom THE OFFICE. The 44-year-old was amazed when the cartoon's...

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Gervais Snubs Bizarre Hollywood Roles

13th July 2005

THE OFFICE star RICKY GERVAIS has spurned a succession of big money Hollywood offers, because he is scared of starring in a flop. The British funnyman, who has won a Golden Globe and numerous...

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Fascinating Live 8 Fact:

3rd July 2005

GRAMMY-winning British comedian RICKY GERVAIS treated the audience at the London leg of Live 8 to an impromptu performance yesterday afternoon (02JUL05) - of the wince-inducing jig made famous by his character in UK TV...

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