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Gervais Offers Eminem Comedy Career

30th November 2004

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has offered EMINEM an alternative career if he tires of rapping - writing comedy television programmes. The star and writer of GRAMMY AWARD-winning TV series THE OFFICE believes the STAN...

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Gervais: 'I Won't Watch Bum Fights'

17th November 2004

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS closely studied reality TV shows while researching his GRAMMY AWARD-winning series THE OFFICE, but there were some examples of the genre he refused to sit through. Gervais, who wanted to...

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The Office's Casablanca Inspiration

17th November 2004

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS has revealed the unlikely inspiration behind his hit TV show THE OFFICE - movie classic CASABLANCA. Gervais confesses he stole the love triangle between HUMPHREY BOGART, INGRID BERGMAN and her...

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Gervais Slams British Film Industry

15th November 2004

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has slammed the British film industry for asking cult TV stars like himself to star in movies, instead of searching for talented actors. The star of comedy series THE OFFICE...

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Gervais Bemoans 'Crooked' Golden Globe

12th November 2004

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS has a problem with one of the GOLDEN GLOBES he scooped earlier this year (04) - it's crooked. Cult comedy THE OFFICE, which Gervais created and starred in, walked away...

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Gervais To Star In The Simpsons

28th October 2004

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS is to appear as a guest star in an episode of THE SIMPSONS. The show's producers have reportedly been desperate for some time to sign up Gervais, who is best...

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Law Joins Gervais' New Tv Sitcom

27th October 2004

Actor JUDE LAW will show the less glamorous side of the movie industry in British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS' new TV sitcom. The COLD MOUNTAIN hunk will make a cameo appearance in THE OFFICE star's...

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Gervais: Us Office Remake Is Synthetic

22nd September 2004

British actor RICKY GERVAIS is starting to show doubt in the quality of the American remake of his acclaimed show THE OFFICE, by declaring it has "synthetic" qualities. The original show was well received...

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Gallagher And Gervais Collaboration

15th September 2004

OASIS rocker NOEL GALLAGHER is thrilled British comic RICKY GERVAIS has asked him to record a comedy version of FREELOVE FREEWAY for the Christmas special of TV satire THE OFFICE. The WONDERWALL star, 37,...

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Coogan Shuns Office Offer

10th September 2004

Actor STEVE COOGAN refused to play the lead role in the American version of hit British sitcom THE OFFICE, deeming the character too similar to his own comedy alter-ego ALAN PARTRIDGE. The British AROUND...

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George Michael Dubbed 'Bent'

8th September 2004

Pop star GEORGE MICHAEL launched into a war of words with RICKY GERVAIS at last night's (7SEP04) GQ MAN OF THE YEAR AWARDS - after the comedian called him "bent". THE OFFICE star Gervais...

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Gervais Hails Bowie

16th August 2004

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS insists his fame has only brought him one significant perk - getting to know his idol DAVID BOWIE. The 43-year-old actor - star of hit British TV series and GOLDEN...

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Gervais Furious About Dirty Underwear Porn Site

8th August 2004

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS is furious his name has been linked to a pornographic website selling women's soiled underwear. The star of hit British TV series THE OFFICE was shocked that fans eager to...

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Gervais Snubs Clooney

7th July 2004

British comedy star RICKY GERVAIS has turned down the chance to appear in new GEORGE CLOONEY movie OCEAN'S TWELVE - so he could concentrate on his new UK TV series. The genius behind multi-award-winning...

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Gervais Shuns Hollywood

23rd May 2004

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS has snubbed three big Hollywood films because he refuses to be cast as the token Englishman. The GOLDEN GLOBE winner and creator of the popular sitcom THE OFFICE turned down...

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American Version Of The Office A Let-down

2nd May 2004

The American version of the GOLDEN GLOBE-winning British comedy hit THE OFFICE has hit a major snag - an early screening of the show proved a painful experience for TV chiefs. Preview audiences greeted...

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Gervais Wins Two Tv Baftas

19th April 2004

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS has scooped two awards at the BAFTA TV awards - the UK's version of the EMMYS. THE OFFICE creator and star picked up prizes for Best Comedy Performance and Best...

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Gervais Hits The Big Time

5th April 2004

THE OFFICE creator RICKY GERVAIS is taking advantage of his newfound celebrity status in Hollywood - he's trying to recruit SAMUEL L JACKSON for his upcoming comedy series EXTRAS. After unexpectedly winning two GOLDEN...

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Gervais Recalls 'Looting' On The Office Set

29th March 2004

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS regrets allowing the cast and crew of hit series THE OFFICE to take home memorabilia when the show wrapped - because they "looted" the set. The GOLDEN GLOBE winner brought...

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Gervais Heading To Broadway?

29th March 2004

THE OFFICE funnyman RICKY GERVAIS plans to convert the GRAMMY-winning TV comedy into a Broadway show. Gervais - who plays nightmare boss DAVID BRENT in the British sitcom - wants to take his creation...

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The Office Creator Tackle Extras

18th March 2004

THE OFFICE creators RICKY GERVAIS and STEPHEN MERCHANT have unveiled their next comedy project - a sitcom about film and TV extras. The pair have killed off the show that made them household names...

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Ricky Gervais Raises Laughs On Alias Set

15th March 2004

THE OFFICE star RICKY GERVAIS caused an ongoing disturbance on the set of hit show ALIAS - because his constant jokes kept the cast and crew in stitches. The British actor, who was a...

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The Office Star Snubs Hollywood Role

15th March 2004

THE OFFICE star LUCY DAVIS snubbed a role in the forthcoming CAMERON DIAZ movie - after learning her character was Diaz's "fat ugly sister". The English actress, who played DAWN TINSLEY in the RICKY...

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Alias Star Loves Gervais

11th March 2004

THE OFFICE star RICKY GERVAIS has made a good impression on ALIAS co-star JENNIFER GARNER - she's "dripping with love" for him. The British comedian has been filming a guest role on the American...

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Gervais's Long Days At The Alias Office

10th March 2004

THE OFFICE star RICKY GERVAIS was stunned when he discovered the filming schedule for TV show ALIAS - because it was much harder work than he's used to. According to co-star JENNIFER GARNER, the...

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Gervais Denies Simpsons Snub

4th March 2004

British comedy star RICKY GERVAIS has rubbished reports he turned down the chance to appear in TV cartoon THE SIMPSONS. The GOLDEN GLOBE-winner was reported to have rejected offers of a cameo appearance in...

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Gervais Snubs Lucrative Us Offers For Life In Britain

3rd March 2004

THE OFFICE star RICKY GERVAIS has snubbed an appearance on THE SIMPSONS and a stream of big-money American deals - because he doesn't want to leave Britain. The funnyman rocketed to fame in the...

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Rowling And Gervais Head Up British Culture List

11th February 2004

HARRY POTTER author JK ROWLING and THE OFFICE star RICKY GERVAIS are the two British celebrities will the most influence on popular culture - according to a new survey. The Top 50 Cultural Movers...

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Gervais Added To Bafta Consideration List

9th February 2004

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS has been added to the list of contenders up for the BAFTA annual Best Comedy performer award - after accidentally being missed off by TV network the BBC. The creator...

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Office Star Left Red-faced By Pacino

6th February 2004

THE OFFICE star MACKENZIE CROOK made a spectacular error when he told his castmates he was too busy filming with AL PACINO to attend the GOLDEN GLOBES - because the legendary actor turned up....

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