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How Will Stephen Merchant Fare Without Ricky Gervais?

Pete Strauss | Posted 24.09.2012 | UK Entertainment
Pete Strauss

Merchant's first sitcom venture sans Gervais will be intriguing for a number of reasons; the most prevalent of which is that it will allow us to explore the notion that's long been mooted that Merchant is perhaps the more talented of the Gervais/Merchant pairing, with many citing Ricky's solo efforts as evidence to support this (Derek often being used as a stick to beat him with).