Ricky Gervais

Stars Campaign To Help Manchester Dogs Home

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Entertainment

A number of celebrities have publicly backed a fundraising campaign to raise money, following a fire at Manchester Dogs’ Home. Famous animal-love...

'You Weren't Anybody If Your Phone Hadn't Been Hacked'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.09.2014 | UK Entertainment

Dame Helen Mirren has given her typically robust view on the phone hacking scandal, that has seen the naked photos of celebrities like Jennifer Lawren...

Ricky Takes Comfort From 'Porridge' After Twitter Backlash

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK Entertainment

Ricky Gervais has defended his right to make jokes about bad things, after his comments on Twitter yesterday regarding the leaked nude pictures of Jen...

Ricky Remembers Robin Williams 'Even When He Wasn't Well, Did His Best To Make You Laugh'

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 13.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

Ricky Gervais has expressed his sadness for the death of Robin Williams, calling him "one of the loveliest men I've ever met". Ricky told 'This Mo...

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...

'Kids Are Spongers': Ricky Gervais On Why He Hasn't Had Children (Or Got Married)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Entertainment

Ricky Gervais returned to 'The Late Show With David Letterman' this week - and things took a personal turn when he was asked by the host why he hadn't...

We Would Publish Your Book - If You Were a Woman.

Bennett Arron | Posted 08.09.2014 | UK Comedy
Bennett Arron

I asked some well known friends of mine if they would read it and give me their thoughts. Ricky Gervais said it it was; "funny from beginning to end" David Baddiel said it was; "Very funny" and Jimmy Carr said; "It's the perfect romantic comedy, I loved it". It has been suggested I use a female pseudonym to sell the book, or have a sex change - but I'm not going through that again.

Ricky Gervais Had A Conversation With God On Twitter, And It Went Like This

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Comedy

It all began on Father's Day. In the red corner was Ricky Gervais - actor, comedian and atheist. In the blue corner was God. Or at least His represent...

Jon Stewart Gives It Straight To Ricky Gervais

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK Entertainment

Ricky Gervais takes his usual, comfy chair in the comradeship of Jon Stewart on tonight's Daily Show. But it isn't a comfy, complimentary conversa...

Ricky Gervais Plays Brilliant Game Of 'Word Sneak' With Jimmy Fallon

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Comedy

Ricky Gervais appeared on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon this week, with the English comedian engaging in a game of word sneak with the host. A...

EXCLUSIVE CLIP: Derek Goes On A Date In Series Finale

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK Entertainment

Derek's second series comes to its finale this evening, with Ricky Gervais's character trying out a new experience - going on a date. WATCH: In ou...

Caroline Frost

What Kind Of 'Office' Does Ricky Gervais Really Run?

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 01.05.2014 | UK Entertainment

David Brent did what he could to bring humour to the workplace of Wernham Hogg, but it seems his alter ego Ricky Gervais has been a bit more successfu...

Caroline Frost

TV REVIEW: Derek Episode 2 - Dougie's Job, Kev's Caravan

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 01.05.2014 | UK Entertainment

'Derek's second episode concentrated on Broad Hall's search for a new caretaker following the resignation of Dougie. There was already an incumben...

Caroline Frost

TV REVIEW: Derek Returns For More Bittersweet Antics

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 23.04.2014 | UK Entertainment

'Derek' was back on our screens last night, with Ricky Gervais' comedy drama set in an old peoples' home providing us with the same gentle laughs and ...

Why Ricky Gervais and Derek Are Normcore But Nice

Tom Atkinson | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Comedy
Tom Atkinson

Rather than trying to be different with what you wear, you try to be 'ardently ordinary' or 'endearingly awkward', and, for a character rarely seen out of his zip- up polyester cardigan and sweat pants, it means Derek is not just riding a Normcore wave, he's the king of the movement.

Caroline Frost

'Pray That I Fail All You Want'

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 05.05.2014 | UK Entertainment

Ricky Gervais’s character Derek has courted more controversy than any other he has brought to screen – no small achievement considering Derek is s...

Caroline Frost

EXCLUSIVE: Ricky Gervais Reveals Surprise Inspiration For 'Derek'

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 18.04.2014 | UK Entertainment

Ricky Gervais has revealed the surprise inspiration behind his character 'Derek', who returns in the second series of Gervais' comedy drama set in a r...

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 ...

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...

A Brief History of the Mockumentary and Six Gems You Might Not Know

Ed Cripps | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ed Cripps

A mockumentary about the BBC made by the BBC, it's too early to say if a satire whose hunter and quarry live in the same stable is ingenious or misguided. Instead, it seems timely (or the lowest form of hack opportunism to publish an article I've had marinating for months) to look back at the mockumentary as a genre...

The Latest Stars To Succumb To The Lure Of The Selfie

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Those Muppets aren't backwards at coming forwards. To celebrate their impending film release, 'Muppets Most Wanted', our favourite furries have fo...

'I'd Do Anything With A Frog'

Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

‘Muppets Most Wanted’ actor Ricky Gervais has revealed what its like to work with Kermit and Miss Piggy, adding that he’d “do anything” as l...

Lady Gaga Leads Stars On 'Muppets Most Wanted' Soundtrack

Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

The tracklisting for the ‘Muppets Most Wanted’ soundtrack has been released and features all of Kermit’s best pals including Lady Gaga, Celine D...

Who Let The Dog Drive?

Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

The ‘Muppets Most Wanted’ cast - including the stars of the show Kermit and Miss Piggy - arrived at the film’s LA premiere in style last night, ...

'Twitter Is A Social Experiment For Me'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.03.2014 | UK Comedy

Ricky Gervais was a guest on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' on Wednesday night - and as well as talking about the new Muppets movie, 'The Office' and his pretty-...