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Conti Slams Council Over 'Privacy-breaching' Website

12th January 2007

Actor TOM CONTI has slammed London council officials for breaching the privacy of thousands of people by putting photographs of every building in the Camden borough online. The SHIRLEY VALENTINE star is horrified that anyone...

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Gervais' Girlfriend Worries About His Reaction To Book

8th January 2007

RICKY GERVAIS' girlfriend is worried about showing the British comedian her recently completed first book in case he criticises it. JANE FALLON has been dating THE OFFICE star Gervais for 23 years and she's concerned...

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Borat Nominated For Best Comedy

5th January 2007

Borat has been nominated for the best comedy at the South Bank Awards.Sacha Baron Cohen's fictional Kazakh journalist goes head to head with Ricky Gervais' drama Extras and the Royle Family's one-off special The Queen...

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Merchant Bemoans Gervais' Star Appeal

4th January 2007

British funnyman STEPHAN MERCHANT is jealous his EXTRAS co-star RICKY GERVAIS boasts more celebrity friends than he does. Merchant, who also worked with Gervais on hit show THE OFFICE, can't understand why he is continually...

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The Things They Say 3693

4th January 2007

"The only way I get a deep bronze tan is if my freckles all join." Funnyman RICKY GERVAIS on his inability to tan....

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Extra Jensen Reveals Bloom Crush

3rd January 2007

EXTRAS star ASHLEY JENSEN has such a crush on ORLANDO BLOOM she plucked up the courage to ask for his number when they filmed an episode of the hit show together. Jensen, who plays RICKY...

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Gervais: 'Acting Is Too Difficult'

27th December 2006

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS insists he's not tempted to further his big screen acting career - because he finds it hard to concentrate on "serious roles". THE OFFICE funnyman admits he hasn't felt the lure...

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The Things They Say 3658

27th December 2006

"I wouldn't pay GBP10 ($19) to see me in a film." British comedian-turned-actor RICKY GERVAIS doesn't think much of his big-screen debut in NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM....

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Stiller Tops Movie Charts

26th December 2006

Ben Stiller's new movie, Night at the Museum, has proved itself to be a festive family favourite at the box office.The film sees Stiller star alongside British comedian Ricky Gervais and Mrs Doubtfire actor Robin...

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The Office Almost Scrapped Over Director Row

22nd December 2006

Hit comedy THE OFFICE was almost scrapped before production got underway, after creators RICKY GERVAIS and STEPHEN MERCHANT fell out with the BBC. In a forthcoming documentary, producer TOBY STEVENS reveals BBC bosses wanted to...

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George Michael Pays Tribute To Nurses

21st December 2006

George Michael gave a free concert last night to nurses working in the NHS to thank them for the care they gave his late mother.Thousands attended the gig at the Roundhouse in Camden, north London,...

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British Kids 'Loving' American Dream

21st December 2006

In an age of Asbos, happy-slapping and camera phone-recorded muggings in Britain, it may seem odd that one of the biggest selling DVDs for teens this Christmas is not a gritty action flick or an...

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Gervais Turned Down 80 Movie Roles

21st December 2006

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS turned down 80 movies roles after finding fame in hit comedy THE OFFICE. Gervais insists he only now feels like a proper actor after co-starring with BEN STILLER in new movie...

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Gervais Makes Christmas A Lottery

20th December 2006

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is taking his chances on Christmas presents this year (06) - he's buying his relatives GBP1,000 ($1,950) worth of lottery scratch cards. THE OFFICE star spent GBP10 ($19.5) on cards for...

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Gervais: Borat Is Funnier Than Me

19th December 2006

Despite winning numerous awards and scientists proclaiming that he has the ultimate comedy face, Ricky Gervais believes his talents are far outshone by Borat.Sacha Baron Cohen's faux Kazakh reporter is currently both shocking and entertaining...

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Gervais Finally Feels Like A 'Proper Actor'

19th December 2006

THE OFFICE star RICKY GERVAIS felt like a "proper actor" for the first time when he teamed up with BEN STILLER to star in new movie NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM. The Golden Globe winner, who...

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Gervais Tips Borat For Golden Globe

19th December 2006

RICKY GERVAIS is tipping fellow British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN to follow in his footsteps by triumphing at next year's (07) Golden Globe Awards. Gervais Best won a Best Actor For A Television Series Golden...

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Fame Made Gervais Feel Fat

18th December 2006

THE OFFICE star RICKY GERVAIS had no idea people saw him as overweight until he found fame, because of the way the media describes him. The Golden Globe winner is tired of being described in...

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Merchant Trumps Gervais At Comedy Awards

14th December 2006

Stephen Merchant beat his comic partner Ricky Gervais to be named as the best TV comedy actor for his performance in Extras.Merchant appears as incompetent acting agent Darren Lamb in the BBC2 show.Gervais was nominated...

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Cohen, Merchant And Church Win Comedy Awards

14th December 2006

Former soprano CHARLOTTE CHURCH and funnymen SACHA BARON COHEN and STEPHEN MERCHANT were among the winners at the British Comedy Awards in London last night (13DEC06). Cohen and his BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR...

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Arnie For Extras?

12th December 2006

Arnold Schwarzenegger could one day appear on the hit television series Extras, well, that's if creator Ricky Gervais has his way.The Terminator actor and now governor of California is just one of a number of...

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Gervais Finds Fame Is Popular

12th December 2006

RICKY GERVAIS and his bank manager certainly will be "'aving a laugh" after the rotund funnyman's latest tour, FAME, sold out many of its dates within minutes of going on sale this morning.Fans of THE...

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Gervais Wants Arnie

12th December 2006

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has sent out invitations for ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER, MERYL STREEP, BRUCE WILLIS, DICK VAN DYKE and MICKEY ROONEY to guest star in the third season of EXTRAS. In the first two seasons...

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Gervais' House Plans Upset Neighbours

11th December 2006

English funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has upset his London neighbours with plans to build an underground swimming pool in his Hampstead mansion. THE OFFICE and EXTRAS creator recently purchased a $3.9 million (GBP2 million) home in...

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St Paul's Wedding For Office Receptionist

9th December 2006

Not even A-list celebrities get to have their wedding at St Paul's cathedral in London, but that didn't stop actress Lucy Davis tying the knot there today.Davis, best known for playing receptionist Dawn Tinsley in...

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The Things They Say 3463

29th November 2006

"I know about office protocol in Britain, whereas in America I don't know if I'm getting it right or not." THE OFFICE creator RICKY GERVAIS worries the episode he's written for the US spin-off show,...

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Stiller's 'Monster' Script Shock

24th November 2006

BEN STILLER tried to get out of appearing as himself in British TV comedy EXTRAS - because he thought people would always see him as a "monster" afterwards. The Hollywood actor committed to the part...

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Fascinating Fact 2490

21st November 2006

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS' cameo role in US TV show 24 was reportedly axed after he filmed a walk-on part. British newspaper The Sun claims producers decided he was "too recognisable" after his success with...

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Cowell Refused To Sing On Extras

20th November 2006

AMERICAN IDOL judge SIMON COWELL refused to make a karaoke cameo on RICKY GERVAIS' TV show EXTRAS because he can't sing. The music mogul has broken thousands of young hopefuls' hearts with savage appraisals of...

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Gervais And Merchant Go Head-to-head

15th November 2006

Comedy duo RICKY GERVAIS and STEPHEN MERCHANT will compete with each other for the Best TV Actor prize at the British Comedy Awards. The pair have both been nominated in the same category. Their latest...

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