What happens when a devout Catholic and dedicated Atheist go to war on the battleground that is late night comedy talk shows? Quite a civilised debate actually…
This is what happened this week when Stephen Colbert’s Late Show welcomed former fat funnyman Ricky Gervais on, and the topic found its way onto the existence... more →
Ricky has officially announced his return to stand-up, confirming that “Humanity” will be a worldwide tour with the first shows to take place in Bristol, York, Cardiff, Manchester, Bournemouth and Belfast. Tickets for the shows are already on sale. Humanity will be Gervais’ fifth stand-up show following both Animals... more →
Having famously ‘danced’ on Red Nose Day, Ricky Gervais’ beloved office buffoon David Brent has once more hit the stage for charity, this time making a live appearance on this year’s Children in Need.
Brent, and backing band “Foregone Conclusion” performed the eponymous theme from his recent movie... more →
No one could ever accuse Ricky or Steve of being top level, professional DJs, but it wasn’t for lack of trying. Our very own Steve is King has compiled all the best bits of the boys faux-radio patter during their heyday, and it’s available for your listening ‘pleasure’ below:
Have a listen, and then pop... more →
A pre-order posting on Amazon seems to hint that the David Brent film “Life on the Road” is scheduled for a DVD and Blu-Ray release on December 12th of this year. Brent fans will be most interested by the exclusive 2 hours of bonus content promised, which is actually even longer than the film’s own 96 minutes runtime.
The... more →
It was reported recently by Olivia Waring in the online edition of MetroUK that Karl Pilkington has stated he will not act again under any circumstances, and furthermore will not be doing any more podcasts with Ricky Gervais and/or Steve Merchant. The Manc who once stated it was best to only do things once is moving on, even leaving... more →
A bit out of the blue this one… but Ricky’s next project has been announced and it is a Netflix-backed feature film called “The Special Correspondents”. The film stars Eric Bana as a lazy news reporter who fakes coverage of a war, while hunkered down in his New York apartment with co-star Ricky Gervais. Ricky... more →
Ricky and Steve’s second sitcom Extras finished back in 2007 with Andy Millman shunning his C-list celebrity life in favour of his friendship with Maggie. In the years since the show ended several of its fictional scenarios have come to life, below are our top five.
It was a bumper year for Ricky, Steve and Karl on TV. You can read about the five shows they starred in below to help pick your favourite, then you can vote in the poll on the right hand side of the page. (You may not be able to view the poll if you’re browsing on a mobile device.)
The Moaning of Life
Karl continued his world... more →
Having won seven Baftas for The Office and Extras, two Golden Globes, an Emmy and countless British Comedy Awards, Ricky might have expected a National Television Award to be the perfect addition to his enormous award cabinet.
Unfortunately for Ricky, and in spite of a Twitter campaign that featured tweets from celebrities like... more →