Karl Pilkington

FIRST LOOK: Warwick Davis And Family Go For A Short Break

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Entertainment

Following his expedition with Karl Pilkington for 'The Short Way Round', it seems Warwick Davis has got the telly travel bug - this time with his own ...

WATCH: What Made Ricky Laugh?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

“It’s my favourite thing I’ve ever created or worked on. I love Derek more than any other character. In fact, I wish I were more like him," says...

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

TV REVIEW: Derek Finale - Did Ricky Gervais's Gamble Pay Off?

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 06.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

The final episode of ‘Derek’ found Ricky Gervais unashamedly eschewing laughs for tears and introspection, as the residents of Broad Hill gathered...

Caroline Frost

TV REVIEW: - 'Derek' - A Party, A Rap And Some Very Dodgy Wigs

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 29.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

Derek Episode 5 found the entertainment committee hard at work coming up with a cabaret - the result 'Duran Duran: The Play', based on Kev's script, c...

Caroline Frost

Review: Derek – A Beach Outing Warms the Cockles of our Thawing Hearts

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 23.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

So now we're more than half-way through this much-discussed, polarising gentle comedy-thing from Ricky Gervais, and it must be a testament to the powe...

Caroline Frost

TV REVIEW: Derek's Bird, And Dougie's Rage

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 15.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

Derek's twinkly music set the scene in the customary manner, for what turned out to be the most striking episode yet. I don't know about you, but ...

Caroline Frost

TV REVIEW: Karl Pilkington The Saving Grace Of 'Derek'

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

'Derek's second episode found a young lady sent to carry out her community service, and the residents joining together to celebrate Derek's 50th birth...

Caroline Frost

TV REVIEW: Derek - A Compassionate Tale, Lightly Told

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 02.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

Ricky Gervais's most controversial ever character Derek arrived on TV last night in his primetime full-series debut. Was this compassionate, ground-br...

EXCLUSIVE PICTURES: Behind The Scenes Of Ricky Gervais' 'Derek'

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 01.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

Ricky Gervais first piloted his new comedy (or is it?) 'Derek' last year in a one-off show for Channel 4. Tonight (Wednesday 30 January) sees the ...

Gervais Announces New Series With Karl Pilkington

PA | Posted 01.08.2012 | UK Entertainment

Ricky Gervais is working on an internet series called Learn English with Ricky Gervais, the comedian has announced on his blog. It co-stars Ricky's...

What Are Warwick And Karl Doing NOW?

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 05.07.2012 | UK Entertainment

Karl Pilkington might have expected events to take an odd turn when he agreed to let Warwick Davis accompany him on his latest adventure. Warwic...

Gervais Reveals The Award That Means The Most...

WENN | Posted 28.08.2012 | UK Entertainment

Funnyman Ricky Gervais was delighted when his pilot for Derek won a Hollywood award earlier this month, calling the honour more thrilling than his pre...

Ricky, Karl And Warwick Off On Another Adventure

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 25.06.2012 | UK Entertainment

Ricky Gervais is a busy man, so can be forgiven for cutting some comedic corners where they present themselves. Or maybe he likes just seeing his ...

Gervais' Comedy 'Derek' Granted Full Series

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 09.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

Derek, Ricky Gervais' comedy drama about a vulnerable man working in an old people's home, has been commissioned for a full series by Channel 4. A ...

Caroline Frost

Derek Review: 'Like Boris Johnson Eating A Pot Noodle'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

WATCH: 5 Clips From Ricky Gervais' 'Derek'

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 03.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

Has Ricky Gervais finally gone too far? After recently cooking up a storm on Twitter by using the word "mong" - an old-fashioned term which is ofte...

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 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...

PICTURES: Top 20 Weird Crushes

PA | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK Entertainment

TV presenter Richard Osman has become an unlikely heartthrob after being named the year's top "weird crush". The co-host of BBC quiz show Pointless...

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

Karl's Still Grumbling, As An Idiot Goes Abroad Again

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...