Ricky Gervais

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Stephen Merchant: ‘I see The Outlaws as a suburban, low-rent western’
The comic actor and writer on his new sitcom about community service, sharing Christopher Walken’s omelette and portraying a serial killer

Fiona Sturges

23, Oct, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Ricky Gervais review – white heterosexual millionaire titters at his own taboos
The veteran provocateur, with his usual equal offensiveness policy, is amusing when he isn’t railing at straw men in this revival of his 2019 show Supernature

Brian Logan

26, Sep, 2021 @10:51 AM

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Rewriting extinction: Ricky Gervais joins celebrities creating comics to save species
Peter Gabriel and Cara Delevingne also collaborate on picture stories to highlight species and ecosystem loss and fund projects

Anna Turns

14, Sep, 2021 @6:30 AM

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The return of Spitting Image shows how toothless British satire has become | Nesrine Malik
Satirists should lampoon the powerful – but the real bile is now reserved for those on the margins, says Guardian columnist Nesrine Malik

Nesrine Malik

11, Oct, 2020 @2:48 PM

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Dear NHS: 100 Stories to Say Thank You edited by Adam Kay – review
Tales of embarrassing injuries and moments of poignance, plus some poor efforts, in a revealing collection of essays

Fiona Sturges

08, Jul, 2020 @6:30 AM

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'Everyone considered it a bad idea': How The Office went from Slough to Scranton
As the latest collaboration between Greg Daniels and Steve Carell, Space Force, comes to Netflix, the stars of The US Office look back at the making of a modern classic

Simon Bland

29, May, 2020 @11:00 AM

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Extras: Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant's take on celebrity is still irreverent, clever fun
As cringe-inducing as The Office, Extras lampoons Hollywood with great cheer while paying mournful tribute to failed dreams

Amal Awad

13, May, 2020 @11:09 PM

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We must honour those brave souls… working with Ricky Gervais | Stewart Lee
The people caught up in the terrible disaster of the Wokefinder’s new series deserve our deepest sympathy

Stewart Lee

03, May, 2020 @9:00 AM

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The week in TV: After Life; Gangs of London; Emergence; Have I Got News for You – and more
Ricky Gervais’s After Life struggles second time round, as 21st-century London’s answer to Peaky Blinders gets off to a flying, if violent, start

Euan Ferguson

26, Apr, 2020 @8:30 AM

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The Willoughbys review – imaginative animated Netflix adventure
A manic pre-summer caper skirts near dark territory but remains a mostly kid-friendly tale of an unusual family

Benjamin Lee

20, Apr, 2020 @3:46 PM

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After Life: Ricky Gervais continues to not be as funny as in The Office
The second series of the dark comedy won’t win back those who left the comedian behind two or three sitcoms ago

Joel Golby

18, Apr, 2020 @10:00 AM

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One hoot in the grave: how death enlivened British TV comedy
Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon have gone all existential in The Trip to Greece. But they’re far from the only British comics riffing on the brevity of our existence

Alex Hess

04, Mar, 2020 @3:26 PM

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