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Gervais Gets Cheeky On The Web

9th September 2005

British comic RICKY GERVAIS is so desperate to express himself freely, he is planning an anarchic internet-only radio slot away from the constraints of broadcast authorities. THE OFFICE creator is already a popular radio...

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Gervais Wowed By Law

8th September 2005

RICKY GERVAIS knew he'd made it big when screen star JUDE LAW waved at him at last year's (04) Emmy Awards. The British funnyman, who was awarded two Golden Globes for his hit TV...

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Gervais Goes Highbrow

7th September 2005

British comic RICKY GERVAIS insists he lives a staggeringly expensive lifestyle because it's the only way he can be treated with respect. THE OFFICE creator is still as down to earth as ever,...

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Gervais: 'I Can't Play Sexy'

7th September 2005

British comic RICKY GERVAIS refuses to play romantic heroes in Hollywood movies, as he has found his niche playing "losers". The EXTRAS creator has no intention of trying to be sexy on screen, as...

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Gervais To Star As Studio Boss In Hollywood Movie

24th August 2005

British comic RICKY GERVAIS is set to star in a movie which takes a satirical look at Hollywood's obsession with award shows. THE OFFICE icon will play a studio boss in FOR YOUR...

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Gervais' Extras Awarded Second Series

18th August 2005

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS' new TV comedy EXTRAS has been awarded a second series despite receiving a lukewarm response from critics. The BBC made no hesitation over the decision to commission a second series...

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Gervais' New Show Leaked On Net

17th August 2005

An episode of RICKY GERVAIS' new comedy show EXTRAS has appeared on the internet days before it is due to premiere on British television. The episode, which features PULP FICTION icon SAMUEL L JACKSON,...

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Gervais Enjoys Fast Food Perks Of Fame

8th August 2005

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is experiencing a positive side to being famous - he sometimes gets given generous portions of takeaway food. THE OFFICE star was surprised during a recent visit to a local...

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Gervais Teams Up With Tap

4th August 2005

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is so thrilled he has been invited to work with the team behind THIS IS SPINAL TAP, he is terrified it is all a dream. THE OFFICE creator will star...

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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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Crook's Electric Shock Mayhem

21st July 2005

British actor MACKENZIE CROOK suffered excruciating electric shocks at the hands of RICKY GERVAIS while working on THE OFFICE - all in the name of amusement. Cheeky comedian Gervais loved finding ways to build...

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Gervais' Ridicule At Oasis Gig

20th July 2005

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS was left red-faced at a recent OASIS gig - when the 500-strong crowd began chanting "Ricky, you fat b**tard". The WONDERWALL rockers' fans spotted THE OFFICE star in the VIP...

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Gervais Thrilled Winslet Failed To Win Oscar

20th July 2005

British comic RICKY GERVAIS is thrilled his actress friend KATE WINSLET failed to win an Oscar in February (05) - because it would have ruined a sketch he wrote about her for his forthcoming TV...

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Gervais Fights His Killer Instinct

20th July 2005

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS hates celebrities so much, he often has to fight the urge to kill them. The Golden Globe-winning THE OFFICE star can't bear the way stars become neurotic and insular after...

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Gervais To Disappear From Tv Screens

20th July 2005

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS will disappear from TV screens after his forthcoming sitcom EXTRAS to do more voiceover work instead. THE OFFICE star wants to move behind the cameras and focus on his new...

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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 Mocks Geldof's Tramp Look

20th July 2005

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS offended campaigning rocker SIR BOB GELDOF by accusing him of looking like a tramp. THE OFFICE TV star met the former BOOMTOWN RAT at the London Live 8 concert earlier...

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Gervais Fears Extras Will Be A Disappointment To Many

18th July 2005

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is terrified his new TV comedy EXTRAS will be considered a disappointment - because it is unlikely the show will be able to replicate the success of his award-winning THE OFFICE....

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Gervais: 'I'm Not Desperate For Hatcher'

18th July 2005

RICKY GERVAIS has hit out at reports he is "desperate" to sign actress TERI HATCHER to appear in the second series of his new TV comedy EXTRAS. A British Sunday newspaper yesterday (17JUL05) claimed...

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Gervais Desperate For Hatcher

17th July 2005

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is desperate to sign up DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES beauty TERI HATCHER for the second series of his new TV show. Although the first series of EXTRAS is only just hitting British...

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Gervais Eyes Up Spielberg And Springsteen As Extras

14th July 2005

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS wants Hollywood director STEVEN SPIELBERG and veteran rocker BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN to make cameo appearances in the second series of his new UK TV show EXTRAS. THE OFFICE star Gervais has...

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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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Gervais Has Class Complex

11th July 2005

THE OFFICE star RICKY GERVAIS was shocked when he discovered he was 'working class' - when he went to university. The British funnyman studied at a London University where he met his TV producer...

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Gervais Locked In Bbc Feud Over Extras

11th July 2005

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has refused to write a second series of his forthcoming comedy show EXTRAS unless the BBC changes which channel it is screened on. The corporation had wanted to air THE...

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Madonna Joins Gervais' Extras

7th July 2005

Pop superstar MADONNA is thrilled funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has accepted her plea for a cameo role in his new British TV show EXTRAS. THE OFFICE star Gervais met the MATERIAL GIRL backstage at Saturday's...

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Gervais' Gorilla Tactics

4th July 2005

RICKY GERVAIS is desperate to have his own gorilla and train it to break up fights on public transport. The British funnyman adores the hairy beasts for their gentleness and strength, but is particularly...

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Gervais Sparks Fury After Poverty Gag

3rd July 2005

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS angered Live 8 organisers by joking about poverty at the London leg of yesterday's (02JUL05) global musical extravaganza. The Golden Globe-winner rushed on stage announcing G8 leaders TONY BLAIR and...

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Madonna Meets Comedy Hero Gervais

3rd July 2005

MADONNA's most memorable moment from yesterday's (02JUL05) Live 8 concert in London was meeting her hero - British comedian RICKY GERVAIS. The veteran superstar pleaded with THE OFFICE actor to give her a...

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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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Eastwood Fails To Make Gervais' Day

1st July 2005

Hollywood legend CLINT EASTWOOD has turned down a cameo role in comedian RICKY GERVAIS' new British TV show EXTRAS. THE OFFICE star Gervais has enlisted the talents of Hollywood A-listers including SAMUEL L JACKSON,...

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