Ricky Gervais

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 24.03.2014 | 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-...

From Stand-Up To Screen - 10 Comics Who Made The Biggest Leap

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

With Kevin Hart’s new film 'Ride Along' arriving in UK cinemas on Friday, it seems the Pennsylvania native has hit the big time from his humble begi...

What's Ricky Up To Now?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Ricky Gervais, Tim Minchin, model David Gandy, comedian Rufus Hound and actor Michael Sheen are just a handful of the luminaries transformed for these...

Animal Welfare: Why We Must All Work Together

Marc Lee Abraham | Posted 07.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Marc Lee Abraham

It's time ladies and gentlemen to all join ranks and fight puppy farming so that every single one of us is proudly part of positive change for animal welfare, and the world will be reminded once again of the nation of animal lovers we proudly once were before we preferred to exploit them by painful greed and unnecessary suffering.

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...

WATCH: Kermit In Peril In Brand New Trailer For 'Muppets Most Wanted'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

The perils of Kermit the Frog are on show in a brand new trailer for 'Muppets Most Wanted', set to hit cinemas in March 2014. Not only is the worl...

WATCH: David Blaine Freaks Out Ricky Gervais

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.11.2013 | UK Comedy

In which the American illusionist tries to turn the British skeptic into a believer - and finds that the only way to do so is to make him feel physica...

What A Hunt! Melissa Bachman Sparks Fury After Posing Dead Lion (GRAPHIC PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Animal lovers are up in arms after a woman describing herself as a "hardcore huntress" posted images of herself holding a rifle and beaming as she pos...

Interview: Stephen Merchant on What Makes Great Comedy Timeless

Adam Forrest | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy
Adam Forrest

At this point in his career, Stephen Merchant knows a thing or two about successful comedy. The writer, director and actor, best known for his collaborations with Ricky Gervais on The Office and Extras, has won awards and plaudits on both sides of the Atlantic.

Ricky Gervais and 'Derek': A Defence

Ed Cripps | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ed Cripps

Derek is genuinely life-affirming. How many sitcoms capture the quiet, gradual, dignified, terrifying, wistful, relief-flecked prospect of death? Of recent comedies, only Jo Brand's masterful Getting On comes close.

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 ...

From Python To Gervais: Comedy Inspired By Nietzsche (QUOTES, VIDEOS)

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 15.10.2013 | UK Comedy

What lies beyond good and evil? A great punchline, of course! Yes, the great Friedrich Nietzsche was born on this day in 1844. And while you might ...

David Brent The Movie?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.08.2013 | UK Entertainment

Ricky Gervais is reportedly planning on bringing his most beloved character, David Brent, to the big screen. In an interview with The Hollywood Rep...

Comedy Awards – Who Needs Them?

Beyond The Joke | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK Comedy

The Edinburgh Fringe 2013 is one week old and already there is talk of awards contenders. I won't name any here and make some people giddy with antici...

New Muppets Trailer Shows Gervais With Kermit... Or Is It?!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.10.2013 | UK Entertainment

It's Kermit, but not as we know him. 'The Muppets Most Wanted' is one of movie-land's most anticipated, and now we have a new teaser trailer to wh...

Calling All Online Animal Lovers

Marc Lee Abraham | Posted 06.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Marc Lee Abraham

The DEFRA (government's) response we received after collecting 10,000 signatures was so weak, pathetic, spineless, and utterly predictable it didn't even deserve a reply, so basically we need to find another 52,000 animal loving signatures in just 4.5 weeks.

'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......