Articles Tagged 'David Brent'

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Ricky Gervais Promises Longer ‘Derek’ Special for Netflix Premiere

U.K. fans of Derek said farewell to the Ricky Gervais-created character over the Christmas period, with an hour-long finale special that aired on Channel 4 on December 22. But viewers in the U.S. and other countries, where the show is a Netflix exclusive, are having to wait a little bit longer to see it — however, Gervais has […]

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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. And how do we know this … the fictional character announced it on Twitter of course: Foregone Conclusion will be playing London’s Bloomsbury Theatre on the 14th & 23rd of […]

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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. The former paper salesman first made a reappearance for a couple of cameo appearances in the U.S. version of the sitcom, before making a full-on return earlier this year in a ten-minute […]

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WATCH: David Brent Wants To Teach You The Guitar

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. When they became very successful, he invited fans to pay for downloads, and when that proved to be a viable […]

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Ricky Gervais is Bringing David Brent to YouTube

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. Brent will be reintroduced tonight (March 15) during Comic Relief on BBC1. But, it doesn’t stop there with Gervais teaming up with YouTube to release a plethora of new […]

WATCH: When David Brent Met Michael Scott: Gervais on ‘The Office’

It was blink-or-you-missed-it, but man was it classic: as previously reported, infamous Golden Globes host Ricky Gervais brought his David Brent from the original British comedy, The Office, to the NBC version last night (January 27). The newly svelte Mr. Brent emerges from an elevator only to run into his American counterpart, Michael Scott (Steve […]