Ricky Gervais

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Ricky Gervais: Armageddon review – smug, macho, playground bants
There’s ample room in comedy to tease at woke over-earnestness but this weak and boorish set fails to engage

Brian Logan

07, Dec, 2022 @12:55 PM

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Kick Out the Jams: The Story of XFM review – pioneering 90s indie radio remembered
Documentary charts the station’s rise from pirate outfit to Britpop champion, featuring alumni including Ricky Gervais and Steve Lamacq

Leslie Felperin

31, Aug, 2022 @12:00 PM

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‘It’s neocolonialism’: campaign to ban UK imports of hunting trophies condemned
African delegation says proposed new law ignores local voices and could harm rather than save wildlife

Patrick Greenfield

01, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Ricky Gervais Netflix special condemned by LGBTQ groups for ‘anti-trans rants masquerading as jokes’
Comedian criticised for ‘dangerous’ special, in which he says he supports trans rights while making jokes about the genitalia of trans women and HIV

Sian Cain

25, May, 2022 @2:15 AM

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The week in TV: Euphoria; Rules of the Game; Screw; After Life
Euphoria’s crazy teens return wilder than ever; the BBC’s new workplace drama should’ve kept things at the office; and it’s goodbye to Ricky Gervais’s tonally strange After Life

Barbara Ellen

16, Jan, 2022 @9:30 AM

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Ricky Gervais on offence, anger and infuriating Hollywood: ‘You have to provoke. It’s a good thing’
He has made a career out of winding people up in everything from The Office to his Golden Globes speeches – but is the comedian’s bark worse than his bite?

Simon Hattenstone

18, Dec, 2021 @8:00 AM

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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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