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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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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 Joins Stiller's Museum

1st February 2006

LATEST: THE OFFICE star RICKY GERVAIS is the latest actor to join the cast of BEN STILLER's new comedy. Gervais, who met Stiller when the American appeared in the comedian's British TV show EXTRAS,...

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Gervais Plans Move To Us

24th January 2006

THE OFFICE creator RICKY GERVAIS is shunning his native Britain to set up home in America. The actor and comedian, who recently scripted his very own episode of THE SIMPSONS, has spent so much...

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Carell's Dad Hates His Son In The Office

6th January 2006

Funnyman STEVE CARELL has alienated his family with his role in US TV comedy hit THE OFFICE - because his father hates watching his son play a stupid boss. The 40-YEAR-OLD VIRGIN star plays...

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Gervais Is A Hit With The Simpsons

4th January 2006

THE SIMPSONS bosses were so thrilled with RICKY GERVAIS' appearance on the cult animation comedy, they want the Brit to join the cast permanently. The Emmy-winning THE OFFICE creator, who wrote and starred 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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Gervais Buys Lottery Tickets Instead Of Gifts

23rd December 2005

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS buys his family lottery tickets for the festive season - because he forgets to do his Christmas shopping. THE OFFICE star, 44, insists there is nothing wrong with giving people...

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Simpsons Creator Eyes Little Britain Stars

20th December 2005

THE SIMPSONS creator MATT GROENING has announced plans to recruit LITTLE BRITAIN stars MATT LUCAS and DAVID WALLIAMS for a guest appearance in his hit cartoon. British sketch show Little Britain has proved to...

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Extras Loses Out At Comedy Awards

15th December 2005

Despite a record five nominations, RICKY GERVAIS' comic creation EXTRAS lost out after only scooping two gongs at the British Comedy Awards in London last night (14DEC05). The funnyman admitted at the start of...

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Gervais Entertains With Internet Podcasts

28th November 2005

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is turning his hand to talk shows - as host of a weekly downloadable internet podcast. The EXTRAS star is hailing the venture as one of its kind, because neither...

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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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Gervais Takes On Videogame Gangster Role

23rd November 2005

THE OFFICE star RICKY GERVAIS is stepping into the world of digital crime, after signing up to play a gangster in the new computer game SCARFACE: THE WORLD IS YOURS. The 44-year-old British comedian...

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Gervais In Tears Over X Factor

13th November 2005

British comic RICKY GERVAIS bursts into tears when he tunes into British TV pop contest THE X FACTOR. THE OFFICE star shares the tension the show's contenders withstand - and if they buckle...

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Gervais To Meet His Heroes

11th November 2005

Comedian RICKY GERVAIS is working on a series of TV documentaries focusing on his comedy heroes. THE OFFICE creator has already lined up SEINFIELD creator LARRY DAVID and THIS IS SPINAL TAP genius...

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Gervais Fears Flanimals Flop

9th November 2005

THE OFFICE creator RICKY GERVAIS fears his big-budget children's movie FLANIMALS will be a flop. The British funnyman is thrilled movie bosses want to adapt his 2004 book, but remains terrified of box office...

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Clooney And Depp Snubbed By British Comedy Duo

8th November 2005

Hollywood stars GEORGE CLOONEY and JOHNNY DEPP's requests to appear in the upcoming series of UK comedy show LITTLE BRITAIN have been snubbed - because they are too famous. DAVID WALLIAMS and MATT LUCAS,...

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Cruise Happy To Be An Extra

7th November 2005

Hollywood superstar TOM CRUISE is desperate to prove his comic potential by appearing in RICKY GERVAIS' hit British TV show EXTRAS. Cruise was head-hunted by the British funnyman and creator of THE OFFICE to...

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Prince To Star In Extras?

6th November 2005

Pop superstar PRINCE is the latest celebrity being lined up to appear in the second series of RICKY GERVAIS' hit comedy show EXTRAS. The British funnyman and co-writer STEPHEN MERCHANT are confident they will...

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Winslet: 'I Want To Be In Extras Again'

4th November 2005

Actress KATE WINSLET has appealed to British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS for the chance to star in another episode of his hit comedy EXTRAS. The TITANIC star loved satirising her public persona for the first...

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Soap Star Ross Kemp Assaulted By Editor Wife

3rd November 2005

REBEKAH WADE, the editor of Britain's most popular daily newspaper has been arrested after assaulting her soap star husband ROSS KEMP. Kemp, who stars in TV drama EASTENDERS, received a "thick lip" in the...

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Gervais Denies Attacking Friend Crook

2nd November 2005

LATEST: RICKY GERVAIS has rubbished claims he attacked THE OFFICE co-star MACKENZIE CROOK's Hollywood career in a magazine interview - insisting he was misunderstood. In this week's (7NOV05) edition of British magazine Star the...

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Gervais Slams Desperate Crook

2nd November 2005

* GERVAIS DENIES ATTACKING FRIEND CROOK LATEST: RICKY GERVAIS has rubbished claims he attacked THE OFFICE co-star MACKENZIE CROOK's Hollywood career in a magazine interview - insisting he was misunderstood. In this week's (7NOV05) edition of British...

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Gervais Attacks Fellow Comedians

1st November 2005

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has launched a scathing attack on comedy stars who exploit their success by producing spin-off novelty products, branding it "a con". While THE OFFICE creator sees the humour in caricaturing...

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The Things They Say 382

11th October 2005

"I ingest so much (cheddar cheese) in single sittings that if I walked into a room full of mice, I'd be covered in them. It would look like a big, squeaky suit, and they'd be...

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Gervais' Mafia Dreams

11th October 2005

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS has declared he would rather be made a member of the Mafia than be knighted by QUEEN ELIZABETH II. The OFFICE star doubts he'll ever be knighted, but he wouldn't...

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Hitchhiker Star Freeman Shuns Hollywood

5th October 2005

THE HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY star MARTIN FREEMAN has vowed to stay away from Hollywood and keep making films in Britain. The actor, who shot to fame RICKY GERVAIS' hit UK TV series...

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Gervais Charity Ad Allowed To Air

5th October 2005

LATEST: British censors have backed down and allowed RICKY GERVAIS's prostate cancer charity advert to air on the radio before 9pm. The Radio Advertising Clearance Centre stepped in and ruled the radio ad should...

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Gervais' Cancer Ad Banned

4th October 2005

A prostate cancer advertisement starring British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has been banned from radio waves before the 9pm watershed for being too offensive. A 'squish' noise has also been removed from the ad -...

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Gervais' Arrested Development Castmates Offered To Pay His Air Fare

3rd October 2005

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS only managed to secure a cameo role in ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT when the cast of the US TV show offered to pay for his flight across the Atlantic. THE OFFICE star...

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