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News: Netflix Buys Next Ricky Gervais Stand-Up Show After Humanity

Following the global, exclusive sale of Ricky Gervais’ stand-up show Humanity, Netflix has just bought the rights to his next stand-up show, which will also be released as a special on the platform. 


News: Ricky Gervais Sirius Show To Air As Podcast On iTunes & Acast

Following its launch in America on Sirius XM in October, Ricky Gervais’ show, “Ricky Gervais Is Deadly Sirius” will be available to download on iTunes & Acast from Friday 15th December.


News: Ricky Gervais Raises £200,000 For Charity Through Anti-Touting Deal

Over £200,000 has been raised so far for good causes from UK Platinum Ticket sales alone of Ricky Gervais’s 120-date worldwide tour, Humanity. This figure will be split equally between the RSPCA and Macmillan Cancer Support.

In an effort to take action against ticket touts, Platinum Tickets for Ricky Gervais’s Humanity tour went on sale to guarantee premium seats at market rates, with the extra profits from these ticket sales going to worthwhile causes.


News: Ricky Gervais Launches New Sirius Radio Show & Podcast

Ricky Gervais is to launch a new show exclusively on SiriusXM after closing a deal which makes him the highest paid UK presenter on radio anywhere in the world. “Ricky Gervais Is Deadly Sirius” will premiere on October 24 at 11:00 a.m. ET. The one-hour show will air weekly on Comedy Greats channel 94. For non-subscribers around the world the series will also be on iTunes as a podcast and as well as YouTube.  


News: The End Of The Line For David Brent?

Ricky Gervais has suggested that maybe we have finally seen the last of David Brent.

Speaking to Balance magazine he suggested that the iconic character had run its course. 

News: Ricky Gervais Reveals Details Of New TV Series

Ricky Gervais has spoken for the first time at length about his next TV project, which will be a comedy series for Netflix.


News: More Live Dates Added To Ricky Gervais Humanity Tour

Ricky Gervais has added three new dates to his world-wide Humanity tour.

These are performances in Leeds, UK and Berlin, Germany this December and a second date at The Masonic in San Francisco, USA for January 2018. 

2017 and 2018 mark the British comic’s return to stand-up comedy on an international stage, with Gervais taking his latest show Humanity on a 100-date worldwide tour. 

News: Ricky Gervais Plans New Sitcom

Ricky Gervais has revealed that he has been thinking about make a new sitcom.

In an interview in New York with Tim Goodman at the Kaufmann Concert Hall Gervais said that the story was about a middle-aged man who has split up with his wife and has to rebuild his life after moving in with a "loser relative". It would be called Attached.


News: Ricky Gervais Responds To Critics Over 'Dead Baby' Joke

Ricky Gervais has responded to criticism following reports that a couple were upset over a 'dead baby' joke he told at his Humanity gig at the Waterfront Hall in Belfast earlier this week.

Gervais has emphasised that the target of the joke is not dead children or bereaved parents. Beyond The Joke understands that the comic gist of the joke is what a terrible parent Gervais - who does not have children – would be.


News: Ricky Gervais In Dead Baby Joke Controversy

Ricky Gervais has run into controversy during his latest UK tour over a joke which reportedly upset members of his audience.



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