Ricky Gervais

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.

WATCH: First Look At Ricky Gervais In The New Muppets Movie

The full story of the mutually-besotted relationship between the Muppets and the UK is one that takes in the TV studios in which the classic series was filmed (Elstree in North London), the various talents brought in as special guests ...

Happy, Happy!: It’s a Big Week for British Birthdays

Grab a party hat and noisemaker, please, and join us.  Here at Anglophenia, we’re kicking off a new weekly feature running on Mondays in which we highlight the birthdays of well-known Brits.