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Ricky Gervais Makes British Rebel Film

10th April 2010

Ricky Gervais wants 'Cemetery Junction' to be a "British 'Rebel Without A Cause'".The 'Invention of Lying' actor and comedy writer...

Extras Star Merchant Calls Off Relationship

10th May 2009

EXTRAS star STEPHEN MERCHANT has reportedly parted ways with his girlfriend of two years. The actor, who co-wrote TV hits The...

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4th December 2008

"RICKY doesn't go out. Seriously. He's in his pyjamas by eight." Moviemaker STEPHEN MERCHANT insists his pal RICKY GERVAIS is...

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9th September 2008

THE OFFICE co-creator STEPHEN MERCHANT is set to direct an episode of the American version of the workplace comedy later...

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25th July 2008

Hit TV show THE OFFICE is heading to Russia. National network Channel One has signed a deal to make its...

Merchant: 'I Don't Buy Gifts For Gervais'

24th December 2007

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS will be fruitlessly searching under the Christmas tree for a gift from his writing partner STEPHEN...

Elton Plays Down Feud With Merchant

6th September 2007

SIR ELTON JOHN has dismissed reports of a feud between himself and British comedian STEPHEN MERCHANT, after the actor left...

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20th May 2007

"He could have mentioned this before. Talk about rubbing salt into the wound. I'm sure he would like me to...

Madonna For Extras?

2nd April 2007

Pop superstar MADONNA is set to star in the last ever episode of RICK GERVAIS' hit TV comedy EXTRAS. Gervais...

Merchant Turns Down Naked Offer

27th March 2007

EXTRAS star STEPHEN MERCHANT turned down the chance to pose completely nude for Cosmopolitan, because he feared bosses at the...

Merchant Wants Prince For Extras

26th March 2007

British comedy actor STEPHEN MERCHANT is desperate for pop superstar PRINCE to star in the final ever episode of his...

Gervais Confirms Final Extras Episode

19th March 2007

LATEST: British comedian RICKY GERVAIS has confirmed he will make one final episode of his TV hit EXTRAS. Gervais and...

Queen Stars Take Small Screen Crowns

14th March 2007

THE QUEEN co-stars DAME HELEN MIRREN and MICHAEL SHEEN have been crowned for their small screen performances at the Royal...

Mirren Nominated For Tv Award

1st March 2007

DAME HELEN MIRREN is looking to follow-up her Oscars success next month (13MAR07) with a small screen acting honour at...

Merchant Turns Down Naked Centrefold

20th February 2007

British funnyman STEPHEN MERCHANT is refusing to bare all for a UK magazine - fearing pictures of his skinny frame...

The Departed And Little Miss Sunshine Win Top Writers Guild Awards

12th February 2007

MARTIN SCORSESE's gangster movie THE DEPARTED and road comedy LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE walked away with the top prizes at the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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6th November 2006

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is set to reveal the secrets of hit TV show THE OFFICE in a new behind-the-scenes...

Gervais Has No Plans To Extend Extras Run

14th September 2006

THE OFFICE creator RICKY GERVAIS has no plans to make a third series of his hit British TV comedy EXTRAS,...

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...

Mckellen Questions Gervais Joke

22nd August 2006

Veteran British actor SIR IAN MCKELLEN has launched a veiled attack on GANDHI star SIR BEN KINGSLEY, after complaining RICKY...

Gervais And Mckellen Battle Over Script

20th August 2006

Hollywood star SIR IAN MCKELLEN battled with British comedian RICKY GERVAIS over the script for his appearance in THE OFFICE's...

Gervais To Quit Comedy

26th July 2006

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS will quit comedy after the second series of hit show EXTRAS to concentrate on acting in...

Gervais Gets Serious

14th May 2006

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is planning to ditch his trademark brand of comedy, in a bid to reinvent himself as...

Gervais To Film Extras At Baftas

2nd May 2006

Comedian RICKY GERVAIS will be working overtime at Sunday's (07MAY06) BAFTA Television Awards - he's filming an episode of his...

Gervais Lands Bafta Writing Nomination

11th April 2006

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has been hailed for his comedy writing, with hit show EXTRAS earning a BAFTA Craft Awards...

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...

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