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Gervais Joins Stiller's Museum

LATEST: THE OFFICE star RICKY GERVAIS is the latest actor to join the cast of BEN STILLER's new comedy. Gervais, who met Stiller when the American appeared in the comedian's British TV show EXTRAS,...

Gervais Plans Move To Us

THE OFFICE creator RICKY GERVAIS is shunning his native Britain to set up home in America. The actor and comedian, who recently scripted his very own episode of THE SIMPSONS, has spent so much...

Carell's Dad Hates His Son In The Office

Funnyman STEVE CARELL has alienated his family with his role in US TV comedy hit THE OFFICE - because his father hates watching his son play a stupid boss. The 40-YEAR-OLD VIRGIN star plays...

Gervais Is A Hit With The Simpsons

THE SIMPSONS bosses were so thrilled with RICKY GERVAIS' appearance on the cult animation comedy, they want the Brit to join the cast permanently. The Emmy-winning THE OFFICE creator, who wrote and starred in...

Gervais Turned Down Christmas Special Of The Office

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS turned down the opportunity to make a one-off Christmas edition of his Grammy-winning TV show THE OFFICE. Gervais, who secured cult status as nightmare boss DAVID BRENT in the BBC...

Gervais Buys Lottery Tickets Instead Of Gifts

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS buys his family lottery tickets for the festive season - because he forgets to do his Christmas shopping. THE OFFICE star, 44, insists there is nothing wrong with giving people...

Simpsons Creator Eyes Little Britain Stars

THE SIMPSONS creator MATT GROENING has announced plans to recruit LITTLE BRITAIN stars MATT LUCAS and DAVID WALLIAMS for a guest appearance in his hit cartoon. British sketch show Little Britain has proved to...

Extras Loses Out At Comedy Awards

Despite a record five nominations, RICKY GERVAIS' comic creation EXTRAS lost out after only scooping two gongs at the British Comedy Awards in London last night (14DEC05). The funnyman admitted at the start of...

Gervais Entertains With Internet Podcasts

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is turning his hand to talk shows - as host of a weekly downloadable internet podcast. The EXTRAS star is hailing the venture as one of its kind, because neither...

Gervais Takes On Videogame Gangster Role

THE OFFICE star RICKY GERVAIS is stepping into the world of digital crime, after signing up to play a gangster in the new computer game SCARFACE: THE WORLD IS YOURS. The 44-year-old British comedian...

Gervais In Tears Over X Factor

British comic RICKY GERVAIS bursts into tears when he tunes into British TV pop contest THE X FACTOR. THE OFFICE star shares the tension the show's contenders withstand - and if they buckle...

Gervais To Meet His Heroes

Comedian RICKY GERVAIS is working on a series of TV documentaries focusing on his comedy heroes. THE OFFICE creator has already lined up SEINFIELD creator LARRY DAVID and THIS IS SPINAL TAP genius...

Gervais Fears Flanimals Flop

THE OFFICE creator RICKY GERVAIS fears his big-budget children's movie FLANIMALS will be a flop. The British funnyman is thrilled movie bosses want to adapt his 2004 book, but remains terrified of box office...

Clooney And Depp Snubbed By British Comedy Duo

Hollywood stars GEORGE CLOONEY and JOHNNY DEPP's requests to appear in the upcoming series of UK comedy show LITTLE BRITAIN have been snubbed - because they are too famous. DAVID WALLIAMS and MATT LUCAS,...

Cruise Happy To Be An Extra

Hollywood superstar TOM CRUISE is desperate to prove his comic potential by appearing in RICKY GERVAIS' hit British TV show EXTRAS. Cruise was head-hunted by the British funnyman and creator of THE OFFICE to...

Prince To Star In Extras?

Pop superstar PRINCE is the latest celebrity being lined up to appear in the second series of RICKY GERVAIS' hit comedy show EXTRAS. The British funnyman and co-writer STEPHEN MERCHANT are confident they will...

Winslet: 'I Want To Be In Extras Again'

Actress KATE WINSLET has appealed to British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS for the chance to star in another episode of his hit comedy EXTRAS. The TITANIC star loved satirising her public persona for the first...

Soap Star Ross Kemp Assaulted By Editor Wife

REBEKAH WADE, the editor of Britain's most popular daily newspaper has been arrested after assaulting her soap star husband ROSS KEMP. Kemp, who stars in TV drama EASTENDERS, received a "thick lip" in the...

Gervais Denies Attacking Friend Crook

LATEST: RICKY GERVAIS has rubbished claims he attacked THE OFFICE co-star MACKENZIE CROOK's Hollywood career in a magazine interview - insisting he was misunderstood. In this week's (7NOV05) edition of British magazine Star the...

Gervais Slams Desperate Crook

* GERVAIS DENIES ATTACKING FRIEND CROOK LATEST: RICKY GERVAIS has rubbished claims he attacked THE OFFICE co-star MACKENZIE CROOK's Hollywood career in a magazine interview - insisting he was misunderstood. In this week's (7NOV05) edition of British...

Gervais Attacks Fellow Comedians

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has launched a scathing attack on comedy stars who exploit their success by producing spin-off novelty products, branding it "a con". While THE OFFICE creator sees the humour in caricaturing...

Gervais' Mafia Dreams

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS has declared he would rather be made a member of the Mafia than be knighted by QUEEN ELIZABETH II. The OFFICE star doubts he'll ever be knighted, but he wouldn't...

Hitchhiker Star Freeman Shuns Hollywood

THE HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY star MARTIN FREEMAN has vowed to stay away from Hollywood and keep making films in Britain. The actor, who shot to fame RICKY GERVAIS' hit UK TV series...

Gervais Charity Ad Allowed To Air

LATEST: British censors have backed down and allowed RICKY GERVAIS's prostate cancer charity advert to air on the radio before 9pm. The Radio Advertising Clearance Centre stepped in and ruled the radio ad should...

Gervais' Cancer Ad Banned

A prostate cancer advertisement starring British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has been banned from radio waves before the 9pm watershed for being too offensive. A 'squish' noise has also been removed from the ad -...

Gervais' Arrested Development Castmates Offered To Pay His Air Fare

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS only managed to secure a cameo role in ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT when the cast of the US TV show offered to pay for his flight across the Atlantic. THE OFFICE star...

Gervais Backs Cancer Campaign

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is fronting an advertising campaign to raise awareness about prostate cancer in the UK. THE OFFICE comedian will sketch the excruciating embarrassment of a rectal examination for a radio...

Carell Keeps His Growing Celebrity Fanbase In Perspective

STEVE CARELL refuses to be intimidated by the growing number of Hollywood superstars who are fans of his hit TV series THE OFFICE. Carell, who plays boss-from-hell DAVID BRENT in a part made famous...

Gervais Gets Cheeky On The Web

British comic RICKY GERVAIS is so desperate to express himself freely, he is planning an anarchic internet-only radio slot away from the constraints of broadcast authorities. THE OFFICE creator is already a popular radio...

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