An Idiot Abroad

An Antidote to Karl Pilkington - An Idiosyncratic Abroad

Mr Pickwick | Posted 19.02.2015 | UK Comedy
Mr Pickwick

Being alone with oneself for a period of five days is a shock. It is like going on a blind date organised by - you know you are well-matched but there is no guarantee you will have anything to talk about and you may decide to go off with someone else.

Is Gervais Holding a Mirror Up to Society or Is He Just a Bully?

Iddo Goldfarb | Posted 31.05.2013 | UK Comedy
Iddo Goldfarb

Don't get me wrong, I happen to think that Gervais is a genuinely talented actor (almost in spite of himself) but he must know that his muppet face, ridiculous enough in the first place, has been compromised by a decade of retarded gurning.

Caroline Frost

Derek Review: 'Like Boris Johnson Eating A Pot Noodle' | Caroline Frost | Posted 18.10.2013 | UK Entertainment

There were some things about Derek - Ricky Gervais’s character piece set in an old people’s home - that were uncannily familiar to the comedic tri...

Ricky & Karl's Latest Tiff

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

Ricky Gervais has been blogging for The Huffington Post for a long time, but that doesn't mean his best friend Karl Pilkington is necessarily a fan of...

Ricky Revisits Golden Globes 'Offence'

WENN | Posted 06.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

Ricky Gervais has addressed the jokes that landed him in trouble after last year's Golden Globes as part of a column he has written for the new issue ...

Ricky Tries Again

WENN | Posted 21.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

Ricky Gervais has filmed a new comedy pilot for Channel 4 - in which he plays a nursing home care worker. The funnyman plays the title role in Dere...

Stephen Merchant - On His Own And Looking For A Lady (EXCLUSIVE CLIP)

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 09.01.2012 | UK Entertainment

Stephen Merchant is a busy man. When he's not editing his new mockumentary Life's Too Short, co-written with his usual partner in crime Ricky Gervais ...

Caroline Frost

Stephen Merchant: 'Being Tall Defines You' | Caroline Frost | Posted 13.12.2011 | UK Entertainment

Stephen Merchant bounds onto stage with a spring in his ample step, energetically greets his rapturous audience and launches into his routine. Straigh...

Caroline Frost

Karl's Still Grumbling, As An Idiot Goes Abroad Again | Caroline Frost | Posted 23.11.2011 | UK Entertainment

“You can fleece a sheep many times, you can only skin him once.” Ricky Gervais is explaining why he and partner Stephen Merchant don’t ever ...