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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...

Gervais Wowed By Law

RICKY GERVAIS knew he'd made it big when screen star JUDE LAW waved at him at last year's (04) Emmy Awards. The British funnyman, who was awarded two Golden Globes for his hit TV...

Gervais Goes Highbrow

British comic RICKY GERVAIS insists he lives a staggeringly expensive lifestyle because it's the only way he can be treated with respect. THE OFFICE creator is still as down to earth as ever,...

Gervais: 'I Can't Play Sexy'

British comic RICKY GERVAIS refuses to play romantic heroes in Hollywood movies, as he has found his niche playing "losers". The EXTRAS creator has no intention of trying to be sexy on screen, as...

Gervais To Star As Studio Boss In Hollywood Movie

British comic RICKY GERVAIS is set to star in a movie which takes a satirical look at Hollywood's obsession with award shows. THE OFFICE icon will play a studio boss in FOR YOUR...

Gervais' Extras Awarded Second Series

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS' new TV comedy EXTRAS has been awarded a second series despite receiving a lukewarm response from critics. The BBC made no hesitation over the decision to commission a second series...

Gervais' New Show Leaked On Net

An episode of RICKY GERVAIS' new comedy show EXTRAS has appeared on the internet days before it is due to premiere on British television. The episode, which features PULP FICTION icon SAMUEL L JACKSON,...

Gervais Enjoys Fast Food Perks Of Fame

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is experiencing a positive side to being famous - he sometimes gets given generous portions of takeaway food. THE OFFICE star was surprised during a recent visit to a local...

Gervais Teams Up With Tap

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is so thrilled he has been invited to work with the team behind THIS IS SPINAL TAP, he is terrified it is all a dream. THE OFFICE creator will star...

Gervais Falls For Marge Simpson

RICKY GERVAIS is such a big fan of hit US cartoon series THE SIMPSONS he didn't just write an episode - he gave himself a starring role. The British funnyman leapt at the opportunity...

Crook's Electric Shock Mayhem

British actor MACKENZIE CROOK suffered excruciating electric shocks at the hands of RICKY GERVAIS while working on THE OFFICE - all in the name of amusement. Cheeky comedian Gervais loved finding ways to build...

Gervais' Ridicule At Oasis Gig

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS was left red-faced at a recent OASIS gig - when the 500-strong crowd began chanting "Ricky, you fat b**tard". The WONDERWALL rockers' fans spotted THE OFFICE star in the VIP...

Gervais Thrilled Winslet Failed To Win Oscar

British comic RICKY GERVAIS is thrilled his actress friend KATE WINSLET failed to win an Oscar in February (05) - because it would have ruined a sketch he wrote about her for his forthcoming TV...

Gervais Fights His Killer Instinct

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS hates celebrities so much, he often has to fight the urge to kill them. The Golden Globe-winning THE OFFICE star can't bear the way stars become neurotic and insular after...

Gervais Prouder Of Simpsons Work Than Office Success

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is prouder of writing an episode of animated comedy THE SIMPSONS than winning a string of awards for his hit sitcom THE OFFICE. The 44-year-old was amazed when the cartoon's...

Gervais To Disappear From Tv Screens

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS will disappear from TV screens after his forthcoming sitcom EXTRAS to do more voiceover work instead. THE OFFICE star wants to move behind the cameras and focus on his new...

Gervais Mocks Geldof's Tramp Look

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS offended campaigning rocker SIR BOB GELDOF by accusing him of looking like a tramp. THE OFFICE TV star met the former BOOMTOWN RAT at the London Live 8 concert earlier...

Gervais Fears Extras Will Be A Disappointment To Many

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is terrified his new TV comedy EXTRAS will be considered a disappointment - because it is unlikely the show will be able to replicate the success of his award-winning THE OFFICE....

Gervais: 'I'm Not Desperate For Hatcher'

RICKY GERVAIS has hit out at reports he is "desperate" to sign actress TERI HATCHER to appear in the second series of his new TV comedy EXTRAS. A British Sunday newspaper yesterday (17JUL05) claimed...

Gervais Desperate For Hatcher

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is desperate to sign up DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES beauty TERI HATCHER for the second series of his new TV show. Although the first series of EXTRAS is only just hitting British...

Gervais Eyes Up Spielberg And Springsteen As Extras

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS wants Hollywood director STEVEN SPIELBERG and veteran rocker BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN to make cameo appearances in the second series of his new UK TV show EXTRAS. THE OFFICE star Gervais has...

Gervais Snubs Bizarre Hollywood Roles

THE OFFICE star RICKY GERVAIS has spurned a succession of big money Hollywood offers, because he is scared of starring in a flop. The British funnyman, who has won a Golden Globe and numerous...

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