Tag Archives: Ricky Gervais

11 British Hosts Who Could Replace David Letterman

In case you’re unsure whether British TV viewers are aware of the magnitude of David Letterman’s achievements, or even who he is, be assured we most certainly are and do. Even though Late Show hasn’t had a firm slot on ...

Ricky Gervais Is Making A David Brent Rockumentary

If you’ve been reading about Ricky Gervais and his seemingly constant need to resurrect his most famous creation David Brent, do not be fooled into thinking this is some act of career desperation on his part.

Watch: Ricky Gervais Talks Up Muppet Movie and Rude Euphemisms (NSFW)

British funny man Ricky Gervais stopped by ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live on Wednesday (March 5) to promote his new movie with the Muppets and to trade favorite phrases that sound dirty but aren’t with host Jimmy Kimmel.

Vivienne Westwood Designs Miss Piggy’s Wedding Dress

That’s right, longtime singleton Miss Piggy may be walking down the aisle in the upcoming film Muppets Most Wanted, which is set in London, reports Glamour UK. We can’t promise a wedding is going to happen, but there will indeed be ...

David Brent Confirms Performance Dates via Twitter

Ricky Gervais’s alter ego, office middle-manager David Brent, will be performing with his band Foregone Conclusion on October 14 and 23 at London’s Bloomsbury Theater.

Brits with Birthdays: ‘Downton’s Rob James-Collier Adds a Year, and More

Rob James-Collier, who plays scheming servant Thomas Barrow on the popular TV series, Downton Abbey, turns 37 today (Sept. 23).

Brits with Birthdays: ‘Luther’s Idris Elba Turns 41, and More

Idris Elba, the London-born actor who stars as the titular police detective in BBC America’s popular Luther series, celebrates his 41st birthday on Sept. 6.

‘The Office’s Stephen Merchant Stars in HBO’s ‘Hello Ladies’

Why, hello sir. Fancy seeing you here.

10 British Exports That Are More Popular In The U.S.

If a British cultural export manages to succeed in America, it’s a fairly safe bet that it already has some degree of popularity in its home land. Sometimes, however, exports from the U.K.

Ricky Gervais Planning ‘David Brent’ Movie?

Although the U.K. version of The Office ended almost a decade ago, it seems Ricky Gervais just can’t leave the character of David Brent alone.