Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais wants to be honest

Ricky Gervais wants to be honest

Ricky Gervais is motivated by honesty. The 57-year-old comic insisted he isn’t looking to be "bigger or richer" but is driven by the idea of making his work as truthful as possible. He said: "As I get older, I don’t want to try and be bigger or richer or try and win more awards, I just want to go, ‘Is this the most honest I have ever been?’ That’s what ... »

Ricky Gervais finishes first draft of After Life series 2

Ricky Gervais finishes first draft of After Life series 2

Ricky Gervais has finished the first draft of ‘After Life’ series two. The 57-year-old comedian admitted penning the script has been "hard" but he loves rewriting scripts, and he enjoyed a celebratory glass of wine after completing the initial screenplay for the much-anticipated second season of the Netflix comedy. He wrote on Twitter: "Writing is hard. Rewriting is fun.... »

Ricky Gervais’ After Life renewed for 2nd season on Netflix

Ricky Gervais’ After Life renewed for 2nd season on Netflix

Ricky Gervais’ ‘After Life’ has been renewed for a second season on Netflix. The streaming service have confirmed the hit show will return in 2020 with six more 30-minute episodes, and the 52-year-old comic – who plays Tony in the hit show, a suicidal man who responds to the loss of his wife of 25 years by opting to punish the world by saying and doing whatever he wants wit... »

Jessie Wallace wants After Life role

Jessie Wallace wants After Life role

Jessie Wallace and Hayley Tamaddon want to star in ‘After Life’ series two. The ‘EastEnders’ actress and the former ‘Coronation Street’ star have made public appeals to the sitcom’s creator Ricky Gervais to ask if he can write a role for them, after the 57-year-old star confirmed he is penning a second season. Jessie – who plays Kat Moon in the BBC O... »

Ricky Gervais couldn’t have been successful comic in his 20s

Ricky Gervais couldn’t have been successful comic in his 20s

Ricky Gervais thinks "getting fat and old and ugly" has helped his comedy. The 57-year-old comic didn’t find fame until his late 30s and is glad he didn’t as he would have been "awful" and had nothing to talk about if he’d started his stand-up career in his 20s. He said: "No, I wasn’t [doing it in my 20s]. God, I would have been awful. I didn’... »

Ricky Gervais confirms more After Life

Ricky Gervais confirms more After Life

Ricky Gervais has confirmed ‘After Life’ will return for a second series. The 57-year-old comic has thanked fans for their kind messages of appreciation for his new Netflix series and revealed the support has helped spur him on to pen some new episodes. He tweeted: "Once again, I have to thank you from the bottom of my heart for all your amazing tweets about #AfterLife. I’ve... »

Al Murray: People who are offended by jokes have no sense of humour

Al Murray: People who are offended by jokes have no sense of humour

Al Murray thinks people who get "offended by a joke" have no sense of humour. The 50-year-old comedian has slammed those who brand jokes made by fellow funnymen such as Ricky Gervais – who is known for his near-the-knuckle comedy – as "offensive", as he says they simply use the term as an excuse for anything they don’t find funny. Al said: "When someone&#... »

Ricky Gervais feels stung by criticism

Ricky Gervais feels stung by criticism

Ricky Gervais feels stung by some of the criticism that comes his way. The 57-year-old comedian is known for making controversial jokes during his stand-up routines, but Ricky has revealed he’s constantly wrestling with his own thoughts and ideas. Asked whether he ever edits himself, Ricky shared: "Every day. I lie awake every night going: ‘Should I say that? Can I defend that? Is... »

Ricky Gervais: Controversy is boring

Ricky Gervais: Controversy is boring

Ricky Gervais finds controversy boring. The 57-year-old comedian is well-known for his outspoken views, but Ricky has insisted he doesn’t make a conscious decision to upset people or to spark controversy. He confessed: "Controversy bores me, it gets in the way." Ricky’s new TV project is the Netfix series ‘After Life’, which tells the story of a married man who ha... »

Lewis Hamilton receives PETA honour

Lewis Hamilton receives PETA honour

Lewis Hamilton has been honoured as Person of the Year by PETA. The Formula 1 champion was bestowed with the annual accolade by the animal rights organisation for his vegan diet and encouraging others to follow his lead in giving up meat, dairy and other animal-derived products. PETA founder Ingrid Newkirk said: "Lewis Hamilton has proved to be not only a fantastic driver but also a force for... »

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