Gervais had a cameo role in Simon Pegg 's and Jessica Hynes 's sitcom Spacedas Dave, an estate agent who mistakenly placed the advertisement for a property for a couple that turns out to be the premise of the show. Gervais directed and starred in, Special Correspondentswhich began filming in May The sketch re-creates scenes from the American and British pilot episode with Japanese elements although in an exaggerated way. Archived from the original on 23 July The 11 O'Clock Show. As Gervais was not present at the awards ceremony, the trophy was accepted on his behalf by Steve Carellthe actor who starred as regional manager Michael Scott — the counterpart to Gervais' David Brent — on the American adaptation of The Office. Views Read Edit View history.
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Ricky Gervais finds comedy gold in a round-headed minion". Retrieved 21 January Retrieved 30 March Retrieved 27 August To date two series and a Christmas special have aired, series one involves Pilkington visiting the Seven Wonders of the World, in the second show he chooses to complete tasks from a bucket list provided by Gervais and in the special Warwick Davis joins Pilkington on a journey following Marco Polo's route from Italy to China. Gervais' fourth show was entitled Scienceand commenced with an eleven-date tour in August at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre in Glasgow.
Retrieved 25 February Gervais is a staunch supporter of gay rights and has praised the introduction of same-sex marriage in England and Walescalling it "a victory for all of us" and stated "anything that promotes equality, promotes progress. Retrieved 30 October Newsnight Review ' s panel saw Animals during its Bloomsbury run and covered it in January Ricky Gervais's 19 harshest insults". It started in Glasgow in January and ended in Sheffield in April. Ricky Gervais official site.