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Wednesday | The Independent

Ricky Gervais: 'People are waiting for me to fail. If you think it's awful, then just don't watch it'

As the second series of his divisive sitcom 'Derek' hits screens, the comedian tells James Rampton why he'll never bow to the critics who habitually circle his work - and why he loves his 'sweet and funny' protagonist Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.


Related Topix: The Office, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Ricky Gervais

Wed Apr 02, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

The Full English: London's hippest new hotels

I shudder to think what the weekly florist's bill is at the Corinthia - the lobby of this hotel is fairly groaning with exquisite arrangements of the most perfect flowers - chic bouquets of citrus green and vermillion hydrangeas and elegant stems of white and purple orchids.


Related Topix: United Kingdom Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel, Life, Food, Dining, Celebrities, Warwick Davis, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Ricky Gervais

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Evening Times

Ricky has fun with his Muppet pal

WHEN Ricky Gervais mentions his era-defining hit The Office, the usual response is for people to listen in captivated awe.


Related Topix: The Office, Comedy, Entertainment, Ricky Gervais

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Hispanic Business

The New Review: TELEVISION: HAPPY 50TH BIRTHDAY BBC2: On 20 April...

The New Review: TELEVISION: HAPPY 50TH BIRTHDAY BBC2: On 20 April 1964, BBC2 launched as Britain's third TV channel, with a brief to pursue excellence in drama, comedy, science and the arts.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Stephen Merchant

Thu Mar 27, 2014

BBC News

Ricky Gervais: 'Muppets inspired my comedy career'

"I think they affected me more profoundly than I first realised because once I got on set with these guys and I saw the cameos and the way they worked, I realised I must have been influenced by them when I did Extras."


Related Topix: The Muppets, The Invention of Lying, Horror Movies, Comedy, Ghost Town, Western, Entertainment, Television, Ricky Gervais, Ashley Jensen

Sat Mar 22, 2014

Les Dennis: ''Running down Coronation Street's cobbles ...

Mirror TV's Neil Batey speaks to the comic turned actor who has landed his dream job with a role on his favourite soap His career appears to have come almost full circle.


Related Topix: Soap Opera, Coronation Street, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Wedding, Animated TV, The Street, Comedy

Thu Mar 20, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Movies: Heist, high jinks in new Muppet caper

Cinema has plenty of classic couples – Hepburn and Tracy, Bogart and Bacall, Brad and Angie – but few are as ageless or as lovable as Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy.


Related Topix: Jim Henson, Steve Whitmire, Prison, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, The Office, Ricky Gervais