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Kylie 'To Appear At Diana Concert'

Kylie Minogue will reportedly appear at the Princess Diana memorial concert to take place this summer.A host of acts have been added to the bill since princes William and Harry announced the event and the...

By on 01 May 2007

Gervais 'Not Offering Free Tickets For Unhappy Neighbours'

RICKY GERVAIS has denied claims he has handed his disgruntled London neighbours free tickets to see him perform. A British newspaper claimed Gervais offered the tickets to appease residents near his north London home angry...

Gervais 'Not Offering Free Tickets For Unhappy Neighbours'

RICKY GERVAIS has denied claims he has handed his disgruntled London neighbours free tickets to see him perform. A British newspaper claimed Gervais offered the tickets to appease residents near his north London home angry...

Gervais And Wood Up For Baftas Tv Awards

Comedy stars RICKY GERVAIS and VICTORIA WOOD have been nominated for acting prizes at the forthcoming British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) TV awards. Gervais is nominated for Best Comedy Performance for his...

Extras Stars Face Bafta Battle

Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant are to go head-to-head for the best comedy performance at this year's Bafta television awards.The comedy pair are also up against Dawn French (The Vicar of Dibley) and Liz Smith...

By on 11 April 2007

Ferrell Desperate To Be On Extras

American funnyman WILL FERRELL is desperate to work on hit BBC television show EXTRAS because he is a huge fan of its creator and star, RICKY GERVAIS. The BLADES OF GLORY star admits he hasn't...

Gervais 'Merely An Extra' Claims Stiller

Comedian Ricky Gervais is more of an extra than a professional actor, according to comments made by Hollywood star Ben Stiller, his co-star in Night at the Museum.In a behind the scenes clip obtained by...

By on 05 April 2007

Gervais Convinces Travolta To Be An Extra

TV funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has won over JOHN TRAVOLTA and convinced him to appear in the Christmas special edition of his show EXTRAS. The Hollywood star had dismissed the idea of appearing as himself in...

Gervais Abused At Awards Show

RICKY GERVAIS was subjected to a foul-mouthed tirade from British TV presenter RICHARD MADELEY last night (28MAR07), because he poked fun at the phone vote scam which has embroiled the chat show host's programme. The...

Ricky And Rude-y As Madeley Turns The Air Blue

John Grisham has been recognised for his contribution to the literary world with a prize for lifetime achievement at the British book awards.Other winners at the ceremony in London included comedians Peter Kay for best...

By on 29 March 2007

Stars Line Up For Bowie's Art + Music Festival

Canadian rockers the ARCADE FIRE, AIR, the POLYPHONIC SPREE and DEERHOOF are the first acts confirmed for the inaugural High Line Festival, which will be curated by DAVID BOWIE. Bowie agreed to select and book...

Merchant Wants Prince For Extras

British comedy actor STEPHEN MERCHANT is desperate for pop superstar PRINCE to star in the final ever episode of his hit show EXTRAS. Merchant and RICKY GERVAIS are planning a Christmas special before ending the...

Gervais Confirms Final Extras Episode

LATEST: British comedian RICKY GERVAIS has confirmed he will make one final episode of his TV hit EXTRAS. Gervais and his writing partner STEPHEN MERCHANT have decided to end the BBC show with one more...

Gervais Plans To Axe Extras

Comedian RICKY GERVAIS will make a final Christmas special episode of TV hit EXTRAS before axing the show, according to reports. The Emmy-winning creator of THE OFFICE is determined not to risk the failure of...

Record-breaking Night For Comic Relief

Last night's Comic Relief raised a record £40.2 million after a marathon television fundraising extravaganza which featured a host of stars, including Tony Blair.The prime minister participated in a Catherine Tate sketch in which "bovvered"...

By on 17 March 2007

Queen Stars Take Small Screen Crowns

THE QUEEN co-stars DAME HELEN MIRREN and MICHAEL SHEEN have been crowned for their small screen performances at the Royal Television Awards. The ceremony in London last night (13MAR07) saw Mirren honoured for her long-running...

Gervais Baffled By Paparazzi Attraction

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS is baffled by paparazzi photographers who pursue him, because he insists his private life is too boring to feature in the gossip columns. The OFFICE star is happily settled with his...

Gervais Refuses To Diet

English funnyman RICKY GERVAIS refuses to diet, insisting his success in the TV and film industry has nothing to do with his waistline. Unlike many of his contemporaries, who devotes hours to working out each...

Gervais Shortlisted For Book Award

Comedian RICKY GERVAIS' FLANIMALS OF THE DEEP has been nominated for the children's book prize at the Galaxy British Book Awards later this month (MAR07). The illustrated work - about strange animals with weird habits...

Gervais Blasts Foxhunters

Animal-loving funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is disgusted by fox-hunting, claiming the blood sport is carried out by "inbreds". Hunting with dogs was banned in England and Wales in February 2005, but the activity is still carried...

Generous Gervais Offers Dog Reward

Kindhearted British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS was so moved by the plight of a neighbour's missing dog, he's offered a GBP1,000 ($1,950) reward for the pooch's safe return. The EXTRAS star spotted posters appealing for information...

Gervais Wants To Avoid 'Poor Third Series'

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS insists he will tread with caution over plans for new episodes of TV show EXTRAS - as he would hate it to fall victim to "the curse of the third series"....

Gervais Dismisses Reality Tv Appearance

British actor RICKY GERVAIS has ruled out appearing on reality TV shows because he knows he wouldn't last five minutes. The OFFICE comedian admits he couldn't bear being on UK shows I'M A CELEBRITY... GET...

The Departed And Little Miss Sunshine Win Top Writers Guild Awards

MARTIN SCORSESE's gangster movie THE DEPARTED and road comedy LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE walked away with the top prizes at the Writers Guild Of America Awards in Los Angeles last night (11FEB07). WILLIAM MONAHAN won the...

Gervais To Star In Hollywood Romantic Comedy

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has landed a starring role in a Hollywood romantic comedy, but he's refusing to reveal its title. The EXTRAS star recently appeared in BEN STILLER comedy NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM, and...

De Niro Yet To Watch His Extras Cameo

ROBERT DE NIRO's cameo on British TV show EXTRAS may have wowed the critics - but the Oscar-winning actor admits he's yet to watch his appearance. The TAXI DRIVER star filmed the self-referential scene after...

Gervais Wants Mel Gibson In Extras Special

RICKY GERVAIS is considering bringing comedy show EXTRAS back for a special episode starring MEL GIBSON. The British comedian vowed the second series of the show - on which a number of A-list stars mock...

Harry Potter Ditches The Glasses And His Clothes

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe is set to wow his legion of adolescent fans with his new look for the stage.Radcliffe is appearing in Equus in the West End and, with the opening at the...

By on 30 January 2007

The Who Honoured For Lifetime Achievement

Legendary rockers The Who have received an award for lifetime achievement at London's South Bank Show awards.Band members Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend were presented with the prize last night by ITV's new chairman Michael...

By on 24 January 2007

Davis Settling In America

Former THE OFFICE star LUCY DAVIS is enjoying so much success in the US, she's bought a home in Los Angeles. The 34-year-old shot to fame playing receptionist DAWN in RICKY GERVAIS' hit comedy, and...

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