27/09/2012 12:21 BST | Updated 27/09/2012 12:23 BST

Ricky Gervais's New Comedy Is...

Ricky Gervais hopes to revive the careers of Keith Chegwin, Les Dennis and Shaun Williamson by creating a brand new series for the struggling actors.

The comedian hopes to revive the flailing careers of his three actor pals by penning a new series which will see the former TV stars take the lead roles.