Ricky Gervais

Patsy Palmer’s news ban

Patsy Palmer’s news ban

Patsy Palmer bans the news from being on in her home because it is "so horrible" to watch. The ‘EastEnders’ star – who has kids Charley, 27, Fenton, 18, Emilia, 17 and Bertie, eight – now lives in Malibu, California, but she doesn’t tune into the goings on in the US or back in the UK because she would rather not "fill her mind with all the bad things ha... »

Doctor Who to stream on HBO Max

Doctor Who to stream on HBO Max

‘Doctor Who’ is to stream exclusively in America on HBO Max when the new service launches next year. WarnerMedia Entertainment has announced that the company has reached an agreement with BBC Studios to make all 11 seasons of the sci-fi show since it was relaunched in 2005 available to subscribers. As well as ‘Doctor Who’, HBO Max will also stream Ricky Gervais’ comed... »

Ricky Gervais doesn’t fear death

Ricky Gervais doesn’t fear death

Ricky Gervais doesn’t fear dying. The 58-year-old actor-and-comedian is realistic about his own mortality and rather than fret about his life coming to an end he prefers to feel grateful for the time he’s had on Earth "to try everything and experience everything". Speaking about his new stand-up special ‘SuperNature’ on TV series ‘The Late Show with Stephen ... »

Joely Richardson ‘blown away’ by Fleabag

Joely Richardson ‘blown away’ by Fleabag

Joely Richardson was "blown away" by ‘Fleabag’. The 54-year-old actress loved the hit BBC comedy – which was written by Phoebe Waller-Bridge, who also stars as the titular character – and she was very impressed by the "acting and the artistry" in the show. When asked in an interview with Radio Times magazine what she’s watching at the moment, she s... »

Dame Judi Dench slams ‘cruel’ dog meat festival

Dame Judi Dench slams ‘cruel’ dog meat festival

Dame Judi Dench has backed a campaign to stop China’s Yulin Dog Meat Festival. The ‘Skyfall’ actress has lent her support to a petition which is calling for an end to the event – which was started in 2009 to boost flagging sales of dog meat – because it sees thousands of canines and cats painfully slaughtered for consumption. She said in a statement: "It fills me... »

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’... »

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