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'Mrs Brown's Boys' Named Best British Sitcom Of 21st Century

Radio Times readers have voted ‘Mrs Browns Boys’ the best British sitcom of the 21st century, beating Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant’s ‘The Office’. Over 14,000 votes were cast in the online poll, but many...

Finding Dory Sinks Competition At U.k. Box Office

The film, in which Ellen DeGeneres voices forgetful fish Dory, has returned to the number one spot, earning $3.78 million (£2.87 million) in ticket sales in its fourth week in British cinemas....

Ricky Gervais Pays No Attention To Bad Reviews

The 55-year-old funnyman used to take criticism of his film and TV projects to heart, but now he's a Hollywood star, he confesses his substantial wealth softens the blow. "I used to...

Ricky Gervais' 'Inappropriate' Movie

Ricky Gervais thinks 'David Brent: Life on the Road' is funnier because the music is actually good. The 55-year-old comedian has brought back his most famous alter-ego for the new movie, which sees the sales...

Ricky Gervais Gives David Brent One Last Moment In The Spotlight In 'Life On The Road'

It's been 13 years since audiences had their last glimpse of Ricky Gervais' iconic The Office alter-ego David Brent, and he's now back on the big screen in the mock-doc Life on the Road. Critics...

Ricky Gervais Hates Celebrity Culture

Ricky Gervais is dismayed by celebrity culture and finds it worrying that so many people are ''desperate'' to be known.The 55-year-old actor is shocked by modern society's obsession with fame and the effect it has...

Ricky Gervais: 'Tupac Gets Me Through Jogging'

The British comedian is a household name both sides of the pond thanks to his TV, movie and Golden Globe hosting credits. While he’s never fully succumbed to a Hollywood makeover, 55-year-old Ricky does like...

Ricky Gervais Reveals Origin Of David Brent: Life On The Road

Ricky Gervais received an offer to make 'The Office' movie after two episodes of the TV series.The British comedian - who co-wrote and starred in the award-winning sitcom - was afforded the chance to put...

Movie Extras 'Didn't Recognise Ricky Gervais'

Acting extras on 'David Brent: Life On The Road' did not recognise Ricky Gervais.The 55-year-old comedian has reprised the role of David for his new movie - but co-star Ben Bailey Smith has revealed that...

Ricky Gervais Hits Out At Twitter Generation: "We Give Way Too Much Away Now"

The always outspoken Ricky Gervais has had his fair share of controversies on Twitter. But the comedian and actor says he’s now at the point where he won’t be explaining himself on social media anymore...

Ricky Gervais Blasts '15 Minutes Of Fame' Stars

The British actor and comedian has become a Hollywood hit since starting out on the small screen in the U.K. version of The Office, with presenting the Golden Globes multiple times and starring roles in...

Jo Hartley Ready To Work With Ricky Gervais Again

'David Brent: Life On The Road' star Jo Hartley is desperate to work with Ricky Gervais again.The 44-year-old actress plays Pauline in the 'mockumentary' comedy film which sees Ricky resurrect his character from 'The Office'...

Ricky Gervais Doesn't Want David Brent Album To Top The Charts

Ricky Gervais doesn't want the soundtrack from his film 'David Brent: Life On The Road' to be a hit because it wouldn't make sense for the character..The 55-year-old actor has resurrected his most famous comedy...

Ricky Gervais Performs As Alter Ego David Brent In London

Ricky Gervais performed as David Brent with his band Foregone Conclusion at the world premiere of his new movie 'David Brent: Life On The Road' on Wednesday night (10.08.16).London's Leicester Square played host to the...

Ricky Gervais Compares Donald Trump To David Brent

Ricky Gervais has compared Donald Trump to David Brent.The 55-year-old star believes the US Presidential hopeful has a number of similarities with the buffoonish, self-involved office manager he created for 'The Office' TV show and...

Ricky Gervais Slams Culture Of Fame

Ricky Gervais thinks people will do ''anything'' to be famous.The 55-year-old comic - who reprises his 'Office' alter ego David Brent in new movie 'Life on the Road' - doesn't understand why certain individuals would...

Jimmy Fallon To Host 2017 Golden Globes

Jimmy Fallon is to host the 2017 Golden Globes.The 41-year-old presenter is thrilled to have been chosen to head up The 74th Annual Awards ceremony and plans on making the ''Globes Gold again''.Taking to Twitter...

Twitter Adds Dancing David Brent Emoji

Twitter has added a David Brent emoji. To celebrate the upcoming release of 'Life of the Road' featuring Ricky Gervais' hilarious character from 'The Office', the micro-blogging app has introduced an emoji of Brent dancing,...

Ricky Gervais Announces David Brent Album, Music Video And Live Dates

Ahead of the release of his much-anticipated new comedy movie David Brent: Life On the Road, Ricky Gervais has announced two live dates for the hapless regional manager’s band Foregone Conclusion, who will play back-to-back...

Netflix Acquires Rights To Ricky Gervais Film 'David Brent: Life On The Road'

Netflix has secured the U.S. and selected international rights to Ricky Gervais’ forthcoming movie David Brent: Life On the Road, the comedian’s long-awaited reprise of his iconic character from British sitcom classic ‘The Office’.The move...

Yusuf Islam Launches Refugee Campaign With New Single

Yusuf, 67, the musician formerly known as Cat Stevens, has recorded a new track He Was Alone and will play a gig in London later this month (Jun16) to raise funds for child...

Ricky Gervais Ponders Late-night Chat Show Gig

The provocative Brit, who has gained a reputation for making celebrities uncomfortable at awards shows he hosts, admits he has been offered several TV gigs in recent years, but he's not quite ready...

Eric Bana: 'Ricky Gervais Should Be Banned From Singing'

The Troy star shared a trailer with the Extras actor during filming of Netflix Originals movie Special Correspondents. And in an interview with British newspaper The Metro, Eric, 47, revealed life on set certainly had...

Ricky Gervais: 'I Want Donald Trump To Be President'

The Republican candidate is vying for the U.S. presidency and has gone from being a worldwide joke to a serious contender, despite his many, many controversial comments. While some people disagree with his views, Ricky...

Ricky Gervais Revels In Creating Controversial Jokes

The 54-year-old comedian is known for his controversial sense of humour and has hit headlines hosting the Golden Globe awards four times, most recently in January (16). But Ricky insists it's the uncertainty about how...

Ricky Gervais Had "No Idea" His Friend David Bowie Was Terminally Ill

David Bowie kept his illness a closely-guarded secret from the world, his friend Ricky Gervais has said, revealing that he was in contact with the late singer as little as two weeks before the end...

Eric Bana Told Off Ricky Gervais For Laughing During Takes

The Munich actor stars alongside the British funnyman in the upcoming Netflix satirical comedy film, about a radio journalist and his technician who fake their own kidnapping during an uprising in South America,...

Ricky Gervais' Shock Over David Bowie's Death

The Space Oddity singer died on 10 January (16) aged 69 following a battle with liver cancer. His untimely passing came as a shock to many as Bowie made the decision to keep his illness...

James Corden & Ricky Gervais Lead Tributes To Victoria Wood

Wood, 62, died peacefully at her London home on Wednesday (20Apr16) after a short battle with cancer, and the stars are paying their respects on social media. Corden, the host of America's...

'David Brent: Life On The Road' Trailer Released

The first trailer for Ricky Gervais’ spin-off movie from ‘The Office’, in which he re-adopts his iconic David Brent character for the first time in over a decade, has been released.The 54 year old himself...

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