David Brent

Ricky 'Became Combative Show-Off' To Cope With Fame

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK Entertainment

Ricky Gervais has always said he can’t act, however it turns out he’s being self-deprecating. The multi award-winning writer-director-producer alw...

Cinema Remains a Strong Ticket in an Uncertain World

Tom Linay | Posted 14.07.2016 | UK Entertainment
Tom Linay

No matter how crazy the outside world might seem to be, the sanctity of the cinema always provides a refuge. It has been much needed this past month and I expect it will continue to be for the foreseeable future. It helps that the content on screen has been strong this year too, and what initially seemed like a tricky year admissions wise, has so far offered pleasant surprises at regular intervals.

Summer in the Cinema

Tom Linay | Posted 12.04.2016 | UK Entertainment
Tom Linay

August is deep into summer school holidays and although another superhero film has filled the slot occupied by Fantastic Four last year, the casting and trailers for DC Comics' Suicide Squad makes it clear that another Fantastic Four-style disappointment is not on the cards, and it could easily eclipse Batman V Superman to become the DC film 2016 is remembered for.

David Cameron's EU Campaign Harnesses David Brent. Fact

Graeme Demianyk | Posted 29.02.2016 | UK Politics

David Cameron has channeled the spirit of David Brent as he campaigns to keep Britain in the European Union. Many on social media noted how the Pri...

Peter Andre Lands David Brent Film Role

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 01.12.2015 | UK Entertainment

Peter Andre has bounced back from his ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ elimination, with a role in the forthcoming David Brent film. READ MORE: 'Strict...

We've Got Some Disappointing News About The David Brent Film

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 02.11.2015 | UK Entertainment

Fans hoping to see Martin Freeman reprise the role of Tim Canterbury for Ricky Gervais’s upcoming film ‘Life On The Road’ will be disappointed t...

The David Brent Film Is Happening!

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 14.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

Ricky Gervais’s long-awaited David Brent film, ‘Life On The Road’, is set to go into production, as the comedian and actor has now scored fundin...

Why Ricky Gervais Never Takes Holidays

The Huffington Post UK\ | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Entertainment

This week sees the DVD release of 'Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb', with Ricky Gervais back in action as the museum director Doctor McPhee. T...

Caroline Frost

TV REVOLUTION: Why There's No Plan B For BBC Films, But David Brent's On Board

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Entertainment

BBC Films boss Christine Langan is among the senior execs at the Corporation crossing everything for Charter renewal, because there’s a lot more she...

Caroline Frost

Why Gareth Keenan Won't Be Joining David Brent's Roadshow

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 03.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

Sadly for imaginative barbers everywhere, Mackenzie Crook has confirmed he won’t be appearing in Ricky Gervais’s planned big screen outing for Dav...

Ricky Gervais Confirms David Brent Film

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

Ricky Gervais has confirmed plans to reprise his David Brent character for a feature-length film, ‘Life On The Road’. The new film will be shot...

Ricky Gervais To Resurrect David Brent

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Ricky Gervais has revealed plans to bring back his infamous character David Brent for a new mockumentary series. Viewers first met the tragic chara...

REVIEWS: Ricky's Stage Debut As Musician David Brent Leaves Critics Wanting More

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.10.2013 | UK Entertainment

Ricky Gervais performed his first ever concert as David Brent in London on Monday night and reviews have been mainly positive. The comedian played ...

Graduate 'Forced To Dance' At Currys Interview Lands 'Dream Job'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 01.12.2013 | UK

A graduate forced to do a David Brent-style breakdance at the interview for a job at a Currys Megastore has bagged his dream job as a result of the t...

'I Just Felt So Embarrassed And Uncomfortable'

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 09.09.2013 | UK

What would you do if you arrived at a job interview and were told you had to perform in a dance off? A university graduate has claimed he was face...

'The Office': The Greatest TV Show Ever Made

Tim Bradley | Posted 29.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Tim Bradley

As titles for pieces go, I'm aware this one fits all too snugly into the hyperbole driven world of internet opinion, but in order to make a point about how strongly I feel about Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant's The Office (incredibly now 12 years old) I'll play along and set my stall out; I genuinely believe it to be the finest example of television ever broadcast.

WATCH: David Brent's Latest Guitar Lesson

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK Comedy

He's back! With his new guitar lesson! And this time he's bringing us a song about his hometown Slough. Take it away, Ricky Gervais David Brent......

WATCH: David Brent's First Guitar Tutorial

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.05.2013 | UK Comedy

He's back! OK, so he was sort of back with the Comic Relief song 'Equality Street'. But now he's REALLY back. David Brent, that is. Yes, Rick...

Ricky Gervais Has Hardly Ever Watched The US Office

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

Ricky Gervais has admitted that, despite his massive royalty cheques for the US version of The Office, he has very seldom watched the show himself. ...

CLIP: Ricky Gervais's 'Global Cult, But Without Brainwashing'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

Ricky Gervais may be bringing 'The Ricky Gervais Show' to an end, but it's not without a sad look back. He says: “I’m incredibly fond and p...

Bringing Brent Back

PA | Posted 10.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Ricky Gervais is set to reprise his role as The Office's David Brent. The comic will resurrect the former Wernham Hogg boss for a series of YouTube...

WATCH: David Brent's Rapping Return For Comedy Relief

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 15.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

David Brent returned to our screens last night, and it was as if he had never been away. For Comic Relief, Ricky Gervais unwrapped his iconic alte...

Comic Relief Raises Record £75 Million

PA | Posted 19.03.2013 | UK Entertainment

One Direction, Ricky Gervais, Russell Brand and other celebrities have helped Comic Relief raise a whopping £75 million, a record amount for the char...

COMIC RELIEF: What Stars Are Doing Something Funny For Money? Here's The Lineup

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.03.2013 | UK Entertainment

Comic Relief kicks off its 25th anniversary properly tonight on BBC1, with lots of celebrities doing something 'funny for money'... Here are just s...

Could We Be Seeing Even More Of David Brent?

PA | Posted 11.03.2013 | UK Entertainment

Ricky Gervais said the return of 'The Office' boss David Brent for Comic Relief may not be the end of his much-loved comedy creation. Slough's famo...