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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...

Gervais: 'I'm Too Soft'

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS blames his sensitive nature for making him too soft on wannabe actors - and wishes he could be as blunt as AMERICAN IDOL judge SIMON COWELL. The EXTRAS star is desperate...

Gervais Wants Us Extras

British comedy creator RICKY GERVAIS wants to produce a US version of his TV show EXTRAS, and emulate the success of the trans-Atlantic incarnation of THE OFFICE. And multi-award winning Gervais has already decided who...

Stomp The Yard Rules Us Box Office

Ben Stiller's Night At The Museum has been knocked off the number one spot in the US box office by urban dance film Stomp The Yard.Featuring Ricky Gervais, Robin Williams and Steve Coogan, Night At...

By on 15 January 2007

Gervais Denies Dubbing British Viewers 'Idiots'

RICKY GERVAIS has hit back at claims he dubbed British viewers who don't find his show EXTRAS funny "idiots". A British newspaper today (15JAN07) quoted the comedian defending American TV audiences' grasp of...

Gervais Denies Dubbing British Viewers 'Idiots'

RICKY GERVAIS has hit back at claims he dubbed British viewers who don't find his show EXTRAS funny "idiots". A British newspaper today (15JAN07) quoted the comedian defending American TV audiences' grasp of British irony...

Conti Slams Council Over 'Privacy-breaching' Website

Actor TOM CONTI has slammed London council officials for breaching the privacy of thousands of people by putting photographs of every building in the Camden borough online. The SHIRLEY VALENTINE star is horrified that anyone...

Gervais' Girlfriend Worries About His Reaction To Book

RICKY GERVAIS' girlfriend is worried about showing the British comedian her recently completed first book in case he criticises it. JANE FALLON has been dating THE OFFICE star Gervais for 23 years and she's concerned...

Borat Nominated For Best Comedy

Borat has been nominated for the best comedy at the South Bank Awards.Sacha Baron Cohen's fictional Kazakh journalist goes head to head with Ricky Gervais' drama Extras and the Royle Family's one-off special The Queen...

By on 05 January 2007

Merchant Bemoans Gervais' Star Appeal

British funnyman STEPHAN MERCHANT is jealous his EXTRAS co-star RICKY GERVAIS boasts more celebrity friends than he does. Merchant, who also worked with Gervais on hit show THE OFFICE, can't understand why he is continually...

Extra Jensen Reveals Bloom Crush

EXTRAS star ASHLEY JENSEN has such a crush on ORLANDO BLOOM she plucked up the courage to ask for his number when they filmed an episode of the hit show together. Jensen, who plays RICKY...

Gervais: 'Acting Is Too Difficult'

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS insists he's not tempted to further his big screen acting career - because he finds it hard to concentrate on "serious roles". THE OFFICE funnyman admits he hasn't felt the lure...

Stiller Tops Movie Charts

Ben Stiller's new movie, Night at the Museum, has proved itself to be a festive family favourite at the box office.The film sees Stiller star alongside British comedian Ricky Gervais and Mrs Doubtfire actor Robin...

By on 26 December 2006

The Office Almost Scrapped Over Director Row

Hit comedy THE OFFICE was almost scrapped before production got underway, after creators RICKY GERVAIS and STEPHEN MERCHANT fell out with the BBC. In a forthcoming documentary, producer TOBY STEVENS reveals BBC bosses wanted to...

George Michael Pays Tribute To Nurses

George Michael gave a free concert last night to nurses working in the NHS to thank them for the care they gave his late mother.Thousands attended the gig at the Roundhouse in Camden, north London,...

By on 21 December 2006

British Kids 'Loving' American Dream

In an age of Asbos, happy-slapping and camera phone-recorded muggings in Britain, it may seem odd that one of the biggest selling DVDs for teens this Christmas is not a gritty action flick or an...

By on 21 December 2006

Gervais Turned Down 80 Movie Roles

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS turned down 80 movies roles after finding fame in hit comedy THE OFFICE. Gervais insists he only now feels like a proper actor after co-starring with BEN STILLER in new movie...

Gervais Makes Christmas A Lottery

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is taking his chances on Christmas presents this year (06) - he's buying his relatives GBP1,000 ($1,950) worth of lottery scratch cards. THE OFFICE star spent GBP10 ($19.5) on cards for...

Gervais: Borat Is Funnier Than Me

Despite winning numerous awards and scientists proclaiming that he has the ultimate comedy face, Ricky Gervais believes his talents are far outshone by Borat.Sacha Baron Cohen's faux Kazakh reporter is currently both shocking and entertaining...

By on 19 December 2006

Gervais Finally Feels Like A 'Proper Actor'

THE OFFICE star RICKY GERVAIS felt like a "proper actor" for the first time when he teamed up with BEN STILLER to star in new movie NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM. The Golden Globe winner, who...

Gervais Tips Borat For Golden Globe

RICKY GERVAIS is tipping fellow British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN to follow in his footsteps by triumphing at next year's (07) Golden Globe Awards. Gervais Best won a Best Actor For A Television Series Golden...

Fame Made Gervais Feel Fat

THE OFFICE star RICKY GERVAIS had no idea people saw him as overweight until he found fame, because of the way the media describes him. The Golden Globe winner is tired of being described in...

Merchant Trumps Gervais At Comedy Awards

Stephen Merchant beat his comic partner Ricky Gervais to be named as the best TV comedy actor for his performance in Extras.Merchant appears as incompetent acting agent Darren Lamb in the BBC2 show.Gervais was nominated...

By on 14 December 2006

Cohen, Merchant And Church Win Comedy Awards

Former soprano CHARLOTTE CHURCH and funnymen SACHA BARON COHEN and STEPHEN MERCHANT were among the winners at the British Comedy Awards in London last night (13DEC06). Cohen and his BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR...

Arnie For Extras?

Arnold Schwarzenegger could one day appear on the hit television series Extras, well, that's if creator Ricky Gervais has his way.The Terminator actor and now governor of California is just one of a number of...

By on 12 December 2006

Gervais Finds Fame Is Popular

RICKY GERVAIS and his bank manager certainly will be "'aving a laugh" after the rotund funnyman's latest tour, FAME, sold out many of its dates within minutes of going on sale this morning.Fans of THE...

By on 12 December 2006

Gervais Wants Arnie

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has sent out invitations for ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER, MERYL STREEP, BRUCE WILLIS, DICK VAN DYKE and MICKEY ROONEY to guest star in the third season of EXTRAS. In the first two seasons...

Gervais' House Plans Upset Neighbours

English funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has upset his London neighbours with plans to build an underground swimming pool in his Hampstead mansion. THE OFFICE and EXTRAS creator recently purchased a $3.9 million (GBP2 million) home in...

St Paul's Wedding For Office Receptionist

Not even A-list celebrities get to have their wedding at St Paul's cathedral in London, but that didn't stop actress Lucy Davis tying the knot there today.Davis, best known for playing receptionist Dawn Tinsley in...

By on 09 December 2006

Stiller's 'Monster' Script Shock

BEN STILLER tried to get out of appearing as himself in British TV comedy EXTRAS - because he thought people would always see him as a "monster" afterwards. The Hollywood actor committed to the part...

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