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The cultural and linguistic variety on display across Britain can make understanding the different regions a difficult prospect for the unfamiliar. Fortunately, the great television staple that is the British sitcom is on hand, and ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on March 24th, 2014
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.
By Brigid Brown | Posted on September 30th, 2013
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.
Sitcoms often work best when they present characters stuck in a situation they feel unable to get out of, try as they might. And while there is a lot of scope for this kind of thing in the home, the best examples can be found in offices ...
By Brigid Brown | Posted on August 29th, 2013
Why, hello sir. Fancy seeing you here.
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.
By Leah Rozen | Posted on June 24th, 2013
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.
By Brigid Brown | Posted on May 31st, 2013
With BBC’s Mistresses making its way to ABC on Monday, June 3, it made us think people may want to catch up on the original show. As well, take a peek at other British shows — that have been remade in the U.S.
Ricky Gervais is a man with a very clear idea of how the media landscape is changing. When podcasts were still a relatively new idea, he made free ones with Karl Pilkington and Stephen Merchant.
The audacious and inappropriate boss David Brent of The Office will be making his return in a YouTube series starring show creator Ricky Gervais, reports RadioTimes.com.