Latest David Brent Stories
By Gaynor Flynn In his first starring film role, Ricky Gervais plays an obnoxious loser seeking redemption. Sound familiar? He talks to Gaynor Flynn Ricky Gervais is having a David Brent moment. The comedian is trying to quote Keats and failing miserably.
By Donna Freydkin Ricky Gervais and Manhattan go together like David Brent and the awkward silence. Gervais, most famous for his obtuse, oblivious boss Brent on the British version of The Office, just bought a place in New York with his girlfriend, author Jane Fallon (Getting Rid of Matthew).
Russia is getting its own version of the popular British workplace comedy The Office, the BBC said. The original television series was created by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant. Gervais, who starred in the British version, and Merchant are also executive producers of the U.S.