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Gervais' Animal Sanctuary Dreams

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS dreams of leaving behind his TV career so he can open an animal sanctuary. THE OFFICE creator Gervais admits he would like nothing better than living with nature in the countryside....

Gervais Has No Plans To Extend Extras Run

THE OFFICE creator RICKY GERVAIS has no plans to make a third series of his hit British TV comedy EXTRAS, because he hates shows which run past their sell by date. The Golden Globe winner...

Office Snapped Up By Itv

The US version of RICKY GERVAIS' celebrated comedy THE OFFICE will be aired on British screens by ITV, after the independent network outbid broadcast giant the BBC. The BBC made the original UK series, and...

Gervais Teases Coldplay Star

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has used his new series of his star-studded TV show EXTRAS to take a good-natured swipe at COLDPLAY singer CHRIS MARTIN. The THE OFFICE star interviews Martin, who plays himself in...

Gervais To Give Up Comedy?

British actor/writer RICKY GERVAIS wants to move away from the comedy world to focus on more large-scale TV drama shows. The funnyman made his name with British comedies THE OFFICE and EXTRAS - but now...

Ventriloquist Shocked By Ricky's 'Racist' Script

A British ventriloquist has slammed the script he was sent for a forthcoming episode of hit RICKY GERVAIS show EXTRAS as "pure filth". Veteran star KEITH HARRIS, famous for his TV act with a toy...

Gervais Defends Disabled Gags

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has hit back at complaints his sketches poking fun at disabled people are in poor taste. THE OFFICE star concedes his writing is sometimes "uncomfortable" but insists a scene in the...

O'brien Opens Show With A Bang

Host CONAN O BRIEN got Sunday's (27AUG06) Emmy Awards show off to a rousing start in a pre-taped sequence which found him aloft in a jetliner en route to Los Angeles which crashes into the...

Gervais Training Video Removed From Internet

RICKY GERVAIS is battling hit internet site YouTube after two supposedly private training videos for Microsoft were leaked onto it last month (JUL06). The clips see THE OFFICE star in his cult DAVID BRENT role...

Gervais: My Life Is 'One Long Vacation'

RICKY GERVAIS insists he doesn't go on holiday - because his life isn't tough enough to ever need a vacation. THE OFFICE creator enjoys his job so much he doesn't want to stop working, even...

Gervais And Mckellen Battle Over Script

Hollywood star SIR IAN MCKELLEN battled with British comedian RICKY GERVAIS over the script for his appearance in THE OFFICE's creator's comedy EXTRAS. MCKellen plays himself in an episode of the forthcoming second series of...

Canadian The Office Pays Tribute To Gervais

An upcoming French-language Canadian adaptation of THE OFFICE will pay tribute to show creator RICKY GERVAIS by using his surname for its lead character. Funnyman Gervais played DAVID BRENT in the BBC original, which was...

Kutcher Creates New Comedy

JUST MARRIED star ASHTON KUTCHER is producing a new comedy for the US ABC network about a woman who returns to her school to become a guidance counselor. The series is the first scripted...

Freeman Thrilled With Rembrandt Role

British actor MARTIN FREEMAN was thrilled to be asked to play Dutch painter REMBRANDT HARMENSZOON VAN RIJN - because he previously feared he would always be typecast as average losers. THE OFFICE star is currently...

Gervais To Quit Comedy

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS will quit comedy after the second series of hit show EXTRAS to concentrate on acting in serious dramas. THE OFFICE star is desperate to try his hand at something new and...

Grey's Anatomy Wins Over Tv Critics In Us And Canada

GREY'S ANATOMY won the Best Programme award at North America's Television Critics Association awards in Pasadena, California, yesterday (23JUL06). Other winning shows included Outstanding Drama LOST, Outstanding Comedy THE OFFICE and Outstanding New Programme MY...

Grey's Anatomy Wins Over Tv Critics In Us And Canada

GREY'S ANATOMY won the Best Programme award at North America's Television Critics Association awards in Pasadena, California, yesterday (23JUL06). Other winning shows included Outstanding Drama LOST, Outstanding Comedy THE OFFICE and Outstanding New Programme MY...

Tv Funnyman Wants Miami Vice Sequel Role

US funnyman RAINN WILSON is so desperate to land a part in a possible MIAMI VICE movie sequel he's appeared alongside the film's star COLIN FARRELL on TV dressed like detective SONNY CROCKETT. Crockett, played...

Office Star Says Lohan 'Not Anorexic'

British actress LUCY DAVIS has leaped to the defence of LINDSAY LOHAN's much-scrutinised weight, insisting the young star is healthy. Davis, who played plump receptionist DAWN in hit British TV series THE OFFICE, says of...

Original Stars To Visit The Office

The British stars of the original THE OFFICE show are set to visit the US version of the hit comedy to shoot cameo roles. BEN SILVERMAN, who executive produces the American version for NBC, claims...

Crook Naked Without Pirate Moustache

British actor MACKENZIE CROOK is so used to being in character while filming the PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN trilogy, he would now "feel naked" without his moustache. Crook, who found fame in the award-winning UK...

Crook: 'I'm Not Going To Do It Forever'

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN actor MACKENZIE CROOK is already planning to quit acting, so he can fulfil all his other life ambitions. The 34-year-old landed a role in the swashbuckling franchise after appearing in cult...

Into The West Leads Emmy Primetime Nominations

STEVEN SPIELBERG's historical mini-series INTO THE WEST leads the nominations for August's (06) Primetime Emmy Awards with 16 nominations KIEFER SUTHERLAND-starring action series 24 has scooped 12 nods, while GREY'S ANATOMY is up for 11...

Crook: 'I'm A Real Pirate To My Son'

MACKENZIE CROOK's three-year-old son JUDE has no idea his dad is an actor - because he is convinced he is a real pirate. The toddler, who visited Crook while he shot PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN...

Duffy Unhappy With Pantomime Location

DALLAS star PATRICK DUFFY is considering pulling out of a British Christmas pantomime after finding out it will not be staged in London as he thought. The 57-year-old actor, better known as oil tycoon BOBBY...

Bowie Filming Extras With Gervais

Golden Globe-winning comedian RICKY GERVAIS has filmed an episode for the second series of hit British TV comedy EXTRAS with rock icon DAVID BOWIE. THE OFFICE creator's character ANDY, who is an aspiring actor, bribes...

Gervais Gets Serious

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is planning to ditch his trademark brand of comedy, in a bid to reinvent himself as a serious film-maker. Gervais and his writing partner STEPHEN MERCHANT may have rocketed to fame...

Messing To Star In Dream Shows

WILL + GRACE star DEBRA MESSING wants to continue her career in television - by making guest appearances on her favourite shows. The comedy actress is a big fan of shows such as LAW +...

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