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Encyclopedia > Extras (TV series)
Extras
Format Situation comedy
Created by Ricky Gervais
Stephen Merchant
Written by Ricky Gervais
Stephen Merchant
Directed by Ricky Gervais
Stephen Merchant
Starring Ricky Gervais
Ashley Jensen
Stephen Merchant
Shaun Williamson
Shaun Pye
Ending theme "Tea for the Tillerman"
by Cat Stevens
Country of origin Flag of the United Kingdom United Kingdom
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 13
Production
Camera setup Single camera
Running time approx. 30 min. (regular episodes)
90 min. (series finale)
Broadcast
Original channel BBC Two / HBO
Original run July 21, 2005December 27, 2007
External links
IMDb profile
TV.com summary

Extras is a BAFTA, Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning British television sitcom about extras working on film sets and in theatre. The series is co-produced by the BBC and HBO, and is created, written, and directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, both of whom also star in it. Extra is an entertainment television news program covering events and celebrities which debuted on September 5, 1994. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... This article is about a genre of comedy. ... Ricky Dene Gervais (born 25 June 1961) is a triple Golden Globe-, double Emmy- and seven-time BAFTA award-winning English comedian, writer, actor and former New Romantic musician from Reading, Berkshire. ... Stephen Merchant (born 24 November 1974 in Bristol) is an English Emmy, Golden Globe, British Comedy Award and BAFTA-award winning writer, director, and comedic actor. ... Ricky Dene Gervais (born 25 June 1961) is a triple Golden Globe-, double Emmy- and seven-time BAFTA award-winning English comedian, writer, actor and former New Romantic musician from Reading, Berkshire. ... Stephen Merchant (born 24 November 1974 in Bristol) is an English Emmy, Golden Globe, British Comedy Award and BAFTA-award winning writer, director, and comedic actor. ... Ricky Dene Gervais (born 25 June 1961) is a triple Golden Globe-, double Emmy- and seven-time BAFTA award-winning English comedian, writer, actor and former New Romantic musician from Reading, Berkshire. ... Stephen Merchant (born 24 November 1974 in Bristol) is an English Emmy, Golden Globe, British Comedy Award and BAFTA-award winning writer, director, and comedic actor. ... Ricky Dene Gervais (born 25 June 1961) is a triple Golden Globe-, double Emmy- and seven-time BAFTA award-winning English comedian, writer, actor and former New Romantic musician from Reading, Berkshire. ... Ashley Jensen (born 11 August 1969) is a Scottish actress, best known for her roles in Extras and Ugly Betty. ... Stephen Merchant (born 24 November 1974 in Bristol) is an English Emmy, Golden Globe, British Comedy Award and BAFTA-award winning writer, director, and comedic actor. ... Shaun Williamson (born 4 November 1965 in Maidstone, Kent, England) is a British actor. ... Shaun Pye is a British comedian. ... Tea for the Tillerman is an album by singer/songwriter Cat Stevens. ... Yusuf Islam[1], formerly known by his stage name Cat Stevens (born Steven Demetre Georgiou on 21 July 1948 in London, UK), is an English musician, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, educator, philanthropist and prominent convert to Islam. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... A single camera setup is the name given to the filming procedure used to film motion pictures. ... For the BBC radio station, see BBC Radio 2. ... HBO (Home Box Office) is a premium cable television network with headquarters in New York City. ... is the 202nd day of the year (203rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... December 27 is the 361st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (362nd in leap years). ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), is a British organization that hosts annual awards shows for film, television, childrens film and television, and interactive media. ... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... An Emmy Award. ... This article is about a genre of comedy. ... In drama, an extra is a performer in a film, television show, or stage production who has no role or purpose other than to appear in the background (for example, in an audience or busy street scene). ... This article is about motion pictures. ... Serge Sudeikins poster for the Bat Theatre (1922). ... For other uses, see BBC (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see HBO (disambiguation). ... Ricky Dene Gervais (born 25 June 1961) is a triple Golden Globe-, double Emmy- and seven-time BAFTA award-winning English comedian, writer, actor and former New Romantic musician from Reading, Berkshire. ... Stephen Merchant (born 24 November 1974 in Bristol) is an English Emmy, Golden Globe, British Comedy Award and BAFTA-award winning writer, director, and comedic actor. ...


Extras has two seasons of six episodes each as well as a Christmas Special. The first episode aired in the UK on 21 July 2005 on BBC Two and on 25 September 2005 on HBO in the US. The second series premiered in the UK on BBC Two on 14 September 2006 and began airing in the US on HBO and in Australia on ABC on 14 February 2007.[1] The Christmas Special aired on 27 December 2007 on BBC Two and on 16 December 2007 on HBO. Both series are available on DVD in the UK and the US. The series is filmed in a more traditional sitcom style than the mockumentary style used by Gervais and Merchant in their previous series The Office. Each episode has at least one guest star; a television or film celebrity, who play what Gervais and Merchant have referred to as "twisted" versions of themselves[2]; an exaggerated or inverted parody of their famous public personas. is the 202nd day of the year (203rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the BBC radio station, see BBC Radio 2. ... is the 268th day of the year (269th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see HBO (disambiguation). ... For other uses of terms redirecting here, see US (disambiguation), USA (disambiguation), and United States (disambiguation) Motto In God We Trust(since 1956) (From Many, One; Latin, traditional) Anthem The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City National language English (de facto)1 Demonym American... is the 257th day of the year (258th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 45th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... December 27 is the 361st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (362nd in leap years). ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... is the 350th day of the year (351st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... DVD (also known as Digital Versatile Disc or Digital Video Disc - see Etymology) is a popular optical disc storage media format. ... Mockumentary (also known as a pseudo-documentary)[1], a portmanteau of mock and documentary, is a film and TV genre, or a single work of the genre. ... The Office is a British television comedy series, created, written and directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, and first aired in the UK on BBC Two on July 9, 2001. ...

Contents

Synopsis

Extras charts the lives of Andy Millman (Ricky Gervais), his friend Maggie Jacobs (Ashley Jensen) and Andy's substandard agent and ex-Carphone Warehouse employee Darren Lamb (Stephen Merchant) as Millman rises to fame. Andy Millman is a character from the BBC/HBO co-production Extras. ... Ricky Dene Gervais (born 25 June 1961) is a triple Golden Globe-, double Emmy- and seven-time BAFTA award-winning English comedian, writer, actor and former New Romantic musician from Reading, Berkshire. ... Maggie Jacobs is a fictional actor portrayed by Ashley Jensen on the BBC-HBO television comedy series Extras, written by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant. ... Ashley Jensen (born 11 August 1969) is a Scottish actress, best known for her roles in Extras and Ugly Betty. ... Logo Main office, in Acton, West London The Carphone Warehouse is (as of 2004) Europes largest mobile phone retailer, with over 1,300 stores across Europe. ... Darren Lamb (bottom) and Andy Millman Darren Lamb is the name of a fictional theatrical agent portrayed by Stephen Merchant on the BBC Two television sitcom Extras, written and directed by both Merchant and his frequent collaborator Ricky Gervais. ... Stephen Merchant (born 24 November 1974 in Bristol) is an English Emmy, Golden Globe, British Comedy Award and BAFTA-award winning writer, director, and comedic actor. ...


Season 1

Andy and Maggie begin as extras — "supporting artists". Andy, who believes himself to be a "proper" actor, despite never having a speaking role in a production, is discontent with just appearing in the background and often being cut out of programmes altogether. His agent, Darren Lamb (whose only other client is "Barry off Eastenders"), is unable to attain any substantial or suitable roles for Andy and, although morally well-guided, is terrible at his job. In drama, an extra is a performer in a film, television show, or stage production who has no role or purpose other than to appear in the background (for example, in an audience or busy street scene). ... Shaun Williamson (born 4 November 1965 in Maidstone, Kent, England) is a British actor. ...


Eventually, determined to produce a sitcom, Andy writes a pilot script for When the Whistle Blows — a show centred around factory workers in Wigan. Andy's agent fails to draw attention to the script but, while working as an extra on set with Patrick Stewart, Andy gives the script to Stewart who eventually passes it on to the BBC. A sitcom or situation comedy is a genre of comedy performance originally devised for radio but today typically found on television. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Extras (TV series). ... , Wigan is a town in Greater Manchester, England. ... This article is about the actor. ... For other uses, see BBC (disambiguation). ...


Season 2

The BBC takes an interest in the script and decides to film a pilot with a view to making a series. However, when the BBC starts production of the show, Andy is forced to wear a black curly wig, stereotypical large framed red glasses and make the show broad and catchphrase-based ("Are you havin' a laugh? Is he havin' a laugh?"). Although Andy loses considerable artistic control and the respect of his peers, he continues writing and performing in the show because his only other alternative is to go back to life as an extra. The show is broadcast on BBC One, despite Andy's wish that it be broadcast to a BBC Two audience. The show attracts six million viewers but Andy believes them to be "the wrong six million". Meanwhile, Andy learns the pitfalls of being a national celebrity, including how misunderstandings can blow up into national scandals. For the BBC radio station, see BBC Radio 1. ... For the BBC radio station, see BBC Radio 2. ...


Christmas special

Andy wants dignity and respect as well as fame but working on the sitcom is selling out on this dream and the only way to recover, according to Andy, is to perform in more dignified roles — preferably a Hollywood film. As Darren Lamb is unable to acquire any decent parts, Andy fires him and hires a new dynamic agent, Tre Cooper. During this time, Maggie observes how Andy becomes more hostile and egomaniacal because of his fame to the point where he even asks Maggie, his closest friend, to stop approaching him on set because of the image of superiority he wants to project to the other extras.


Maggie, discontent with the treatment meted out to her as an extra on a big film, quits and, as a consequence of her reduced income, moves into a small one-roomed flat. She feels that she has accomplished nothing with her life — stating that she has never even traveled abroad — and Andy refuses to listen to her about it, as he only cares about his profile and his fame.


With a new agent, Andy quits filming the now repetitive and degenerative sitcom in the hope that he will be successful and respected. After five months, however, Tre has only offered Millman roles which are as broad as the show that he left and the BBC are reluctant to work with him after his abrupt and public departure from the sitcom. Andy grudgingly takes these roles in order to keep his profile up but eventually confronts his new agent and complains about the tired and shoddy roles that he wanted to stay away from to begin with. Tre is angered by this and offers Andy the choice of either fame and fortune or integrity stating that "very few people have both".


Yet again, Millman is forced to take the offer of fame because the alternative would be a return to his previous discontenting lifestyle. With this, Tre forces Millman into the Celebrity Big Brother house. Millman had previously rejected the idea when it was proposed by Darren Lamb, who has now returned to working at the Carphone Warehouse (alongside Barry and Dean Gaffney). Big Brother is a reality show shown on Channel 4 in which a number of contestants live in an isolated house trying to avoid being evicted by the public with the aim of winning a large cash prize at the end of the run. ... Dean Martin Gaffney (born 14 February 1978 in Hammersmith, London) is an English actor. ...


The housemates are hardly celebrities (they include a glamour model who got her big break when her boyfriend was accused of rape, and the mother of a murder victim) and their narcissistic actions make Millman reflect on what he was doing with his life. This provokes Andy to give a speech to the cameras of the house in which he describes fame, as it stands today, as an easy way for cowards to sell their dignity and respect to avoid an honourable job such as a doctor or war hero; he comments that shows such as X Factor and Big Brother are just reincarnations of the Victorian freak show. He apologises sincerely and tearfully to his friend Maggie for his maltreatment of her and then abruptly leaves the house. Big Brother a reality television show. ... The Victorian era of the United Kingdom marked the height of the British Industrial Revolution and the apex of the British Empire. ... For other uses of this word, see Freakshow (disambiguation). ...


Tre greets him and states that interest in him has skyrocketed: "The world is your oyster". Andy, instead of greeting the photographers, walks out of the back exit to discover Maggie waiting for him. They drive off together discussing going to some place where they won't be recognized. Andy has rejected fame and fortune in the hope that he will lead a happier, fulfilling and dignified life with his friend Maggie.


First season episode order

When the first series was first broadcast in the UK, the episode featuring Ben Stiller was broadcast first, followed by the Ross Kemp and Vinnie Jones episode the following week. When the series was repeated over the Christmas holiday 2005, the episodes were returned to their intended order, with Ross Kemp first, followed by Stiller. The first series DVD, released in the UK on 31 October 2005, also preserves this same order, along with the Extras script book. Benjamin Edward Stiller (born November 30, 1965) is an Emmy-winning American comedian, actor, film producer and director. ... Ross Kemp (born 21 July 1964) is a BAFTA award-winning English actor and journalist who rose to prominence in the role of Grant Mitchell in the BBC soap opera, EastEnders. ... Vincent Peter Jones (born 5 January 1965) is an English-born ex-footballer (and former captain of the Wales national football team). ... DVD (also known as Digital Versatile Disc or Digital Video Disc - see Etymology) is a popular optical disc storage media format. ... is the 304th day of the year (305th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


When the first season is shown in North America another order is used:[3] North American redirects here. ...

  1. Kate Winslet
  2. Ben Stiller
  3. Ross Kemp/Vinnie Jones
  4. Samuel L. Jackson
  5. Les Dennis
  6. Patrick Stewart

This episode order was maintained for the North American DVD release, issued on 9 January 2007. is the 9th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ...


Cast and characters

Main cast

Andy used to work in a bank, but left to pursue his dream of becoming an actor. He is forced to scrape a living as an extra on the sets of various film and television productions. Being around more successful performers has made him cynical and bitter about the whole process. He usually fails in his attempts to improve his lot, partly due to his agent's incompetence, partly due to events and people beyond his control, but mostly due to his own ability to put his foot in it and then dig a hole for himself. At the end of the first series Andy manages to get his sitcom made by the BBC. Although at first this is a boost to his morale, he soon returns to his cynical nature when his show is tampered with and becomes a clichéd 1970s-style sitcom, relying on catchphrases and wigs to get laughs.
Darren Lamb is Andy's incompetent agent. Incapable of breaking an act, his usual negotiating tactic is to agree with whatever anyone else says, or, more likely, suggest someone other than Andy for the part. He is very good at deducting his 12.5% commission (15% for adverts). He doesn't watch Andy's sitcom, much to Andy's annoyance. Andy sacks him in the Christmas special and he begins working full-time at the Carphone Warehouse.
Maggie is Andy's best friend and a fellow extra. Maggie is a sweet, well-meaning Scottish soul, who only wants to help. Unfortunately, her general social incompetence combined with a loveable dimness means that she is more likely to say precisely the wrong thing to the wrong person at exactly the wrong time, despite her lack of malicious intent. This usually means that she is just as likely to humiliate Andy as help him. Maggie is constantly on the lookout for "Mr. Right", but her frequent attempts are usually frustrated quite spectacularly.
Shaun Williamson plays himself as one of Darren's clients. He used to play Barry Evans on the British soap opera EastEnders, but left to pursue a multi-million pound contract elsewhere and failed. Darren Lamb doesn't use his real name, but instead calls him "Barry off EastEnders" or just "Barry". This also extends to other characters as seen in episode 1.2, where Ross Kemp only seems to know Shaun Williamson after being told his EastEnders character name. He carries an air of accepted defeat, and helps Lamb around his office. They later team up with another ex-Eastender, Dean Gaffney, at the Carphone Warehouse. Andy and Dean are the only ones who ever call him "Shaun".
Snide RADA grad and Andy's arch-nemesis Greg started out a fellow extra but became a successful stage, television and eventually film actor. Unlike Andy, he has often secured a line in various productions such as The Bill; as a result, he possesses an extremely high opinion of himself and is constantly belittling to Andy. Andy rarely gets ahead in his encounters with Greg except for gaining the audience's sympathy. Greg is notably annoyed when Andy tries to celebrate his BBC series triumph with fellow extras in Season 1 Episode 6.

Ricky Dene Gervais (born 25 June 1961) is a triple Golden Globe-, double Emmy- and seven-time BAFTA award-winning English comedian, writer, actor and former New Romantic musician from Reading, Berkshire. ... Andy Millman is a character from the BBC/HBO co-production Extras. ... Stephen Merchant (born 24 November 1974 in Bristol) is an English Emmy, Golden Globe, British Comedy Award and BAFTA-award winning writer, director, and comedic actor. ... Darren Lamb (bottom) and Andy Millman Darren Lamb is the name of a fictional theatrical agent portrayed by Stephen Merchant on the BBC Two television sitcom Extras, written and directed by both Merchant and his frequent collaborator Ricky Gervais. ... Logo Main office, in Acton, West London The Carphone Warehouse is (as of 2004) Europes largest mobile phone retailer, with over 1,300 stores across Europe. ... Ashley Jensen (born 11 August 1969) is a Scottish actress, best known for her roles in Extras and Ugly Betty. ... Maggie Jacobs is a fictional actor portrayed by Ashley Jensen on the BBC-HBO television comedy series Extras, written by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant. ... Shaun Williamson (born 4 November 1965 in Maidstone, Kent, England) is a British actor. ... Barry Evans was a fictional character in the popular BBC soap opera EastEnders. ... Albert Square in the 1980s. ... Ross Kemp (born 21 July 1964) is a BAFTA award-winning English actor and journalist who rose to prominence in the role of Grant Mitchell in the BBC soap opera, EastEnders. ... Dean Martin Gaffney (born 14 February 1978 in Hammersmith, London) is an English actor. ... Shaun Pye is a British comedian. ... Rada is the term for council or assembly borrowed by Polish from Middle High German Rat (council) and later passed into Czech, Ukrainian, and Belarusian languages. ... This article is about the British TV series. ...

Other recurring characters

  • Bunny (Gerard Kelly) - three episodes, a camp pantomime director whose daughter appears in the first series. He reappears in the Christmas Special.
  • Iain Morris (Guy Henry) - The head of Comedy at the BBC, Morris is one of the contributors to stealing artistic direction of 'When the Whistle Blows' from Andy and has a strong friendship with Damon Beesley who, like him, is gay and takes it very personally when any implied homophobia is used in his presence. He appears in three episodes as well as a minor role in the Christmas Special.
  • "Make-up woman" (Sarah Preston) - three episodes. Asks for signed pictures but no one can remember her name.
  • Damon Beesley (Martin Savage), the very camp comedy script writer who is brought in to work alongside Andy.
  • Liza Tarbuck - although she mainly appears in character as Rita in When the Whistle Blows, she is also seen in make-up as herself.

Gerard Kelly (born 27 May 1959) is a Scottish actor, who has appeared in many Scottish comedies, most notably in City Lights, Rab C Nesbitt and Scotch and Wry. ... Guy Henry (born 17 October 1960) is a British stage and screen actor who trained at RADA (1979-81, at the same time as Paul McGann). ... Sarah Preston is a British actress who is best known for playing Karen Newburn in Holby City, Celia Cobb in Doctors, and Amanda in EastEnders. ... Liza Tarbuck (born 21 November 1964, Liverpool, Lancashire,Uk) is an English actress and television presenter, and daughter of Jimmy Tarbuck. ...

Episode guide

Series One

# Episode Celebrity Guest Star(s) Original Airdate
2 "Episode 1.1"  Ben Stiller July 21, 2005

Andy and Maggie are playing extras in the film Ben Stiller is directing, which is based on the life of Goran, an Eastern European man whose wife and son were killed in the Balkans War. Andy attempts to get a speaking part by befriending Goran, who eventually gets Andy a spoken line. However, Andy gets in an argument with Stiller just before shooting his scene and is kicked off the set.
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Maggie, meanwhile, takes an interest in one of the crew but it goes wrong after Andy points out that her would-be beau has one leg shorter than the other. 
3 "Episode 1.2"  Ross Kemp and Vinnie Jones July 28, 2005
Andy is working on a television period drama starring Ross Kemp. Andy's rival, Greg, is working on a film with Kemp's rival, footballer Vinnie Jones, in the same studio. Kemp claims he has had SAS training and tells Andy that he is more of a "hard man" than Jones. Jones later confronts Kemp, who denies having said anything, and cowers at Jones's threats. After this embarrassment, Kemp admits to a disillusioned Andy that none of his prior claims were true. 
1 "Episode 1.3"  Kate Winslet August 4, 2005

Working as extras on the set of a World War II Holocaust film, Andy and Maggie befriend the star, Kate Winslet, who hopes to secure an Oscar win with her role as a nun. Maggie is in a relationship with a set assistant who wants her to talk dirty with him over the phone, but Maggie has no idea what to say. Winslet helpfully volunteers explicit advice for Maggie on the subject, but Maggie's boyfriend later dumps her when he catches Andy and Winslet making lewd gestures behind his back.
Ross Kemp (born 21 July 1964) is a BAFTA award-winning English actor and journalist who rose to prominence in the role of Grant Mitchell in the BBC soap opera, EastEnders. ... Vincent Peter Jones (born 5 January 1965) is an English-born ex-footballer (and former captain of the Wales national football team). ... is the 209th day of the year (210th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ross Kemp (born 21 July 1964) is a BAFTA award-winning English actor and journalist who rose to prominence in the role of Grant Mitchell in the BBC soap opera, EastEnders. ... Vincent Peter Jones (born 5 January 1965) is an English-born ex-footballer (and former captain of the Wales national football team). ... SAS in their armed jeeps, during the North African campaign The Special Air Service Regiment (SAS) is a special forces unit of the British Army. ... Kate Elizabeth Winslet (born October 5, 1975) is a five time Academy Award-nominated Emmy Award-nominated BAFTA, Grammy and Screen Actors Guild Award winning English actress. ... is the 216th day of the year (217th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... For other uses, see Holocaust (disambiguation) and Shoah (disambiguation). ... Kate Elizabeth Winslet (born October 5, 1975) is a five time Academy Award-nominated Emmy Award-nominated BAFTA, Grammy and Screen Actors Guild Award winning English actress. ... Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ...

Meanwhile, atheist Andy takes a liking to a fellow extra who is a Catholic, so he claims to be Catholic as well in order to get closer to her. However a "get together" with her and "some friends" turns out to be Bible study group and Andy's deceit is exposed. 
4 "Episode 1.4"  Les Dennis August 11, 2005

Andy's agent secures him the role of the (very camp) Genie in the pantomime version of Aladdin starring Les Dennis. Dennis is engaged to the much younger Simone Reynolds but is also on the verge of a breakdown due to the many setbacks in his career. When Andy discovers Les's fiancée cheating with a stagehand, he becomes very protective of Les and at first tries to keep him from finding out. But when Les decides maybe it would be best if he splits up with Simone, Andy reveals the truth about her. Devastated, Les stops in the middle of the first performance of the pantomime to berate the futility of his life.
For information about the band, see Atheist (band). ... Les Dennis (born Leslie Dennis Heseltine on October 12, 1954 in Liverpool, Merseyside, England) is an English television presenter and actor. ... is the 223rd day of the year (224th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Genie (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Pantomime (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Aladdin (disambiguation). ... Les Dennis (born Leslie Dennis Heseltine on October 12, 1954 in Liverpool, Merseyside, England) is an English television presenter and actor. ... An engagement is an agreement by a couple to enter into marriage at some future time, usually accompanied by a formal or informal announcement to friends and family. ...

Meanwhile, Maggie comes to visit Andy during rehearsal and bumps into an old friend, Lizzie Bunton (Rebecca Gethings), who is dancing in the chorus line. Her gay father "Bunny" (Gerard Kelly) the play's director, is very controlling of Lizzie's life and treats her like a child. Maggie is invited to Lizzie's birthday party but is soon asked to leave after encouraging her friend to find her own way in life. 
5 "Episode 1.5"  Samuel L. Jackson August 18, 2005

Samuel L. Jackson is starring as a maverick American cop in a UK police thriller and a fellow extra forfeits the opportunity to do a scene with Jackson for Andy's benefit. When the fellow extra uses the favour as an excuse to befriend Andy, Andy resorts to lies and pathetic excuses to shake him off. The man's insistence eventually causes Andy to cave in and have dinner with his colleague, though Andy feels obliged to assure the other restaurant patrons that he and his dinner companion are not a couple. But the man's sad, depressing demeanor proves to be too much, and a frustrated Andy ends up plunging his face into his soup before abruptly leaving.
Rebecca Gethings is an English actress of television, theatre and radio. ... A chorus line is a substantial group of dancers who together perform synchronized routines, usually in musical theatre. ... Gerard Kelly (born 27 May 1959) is a Scottish actor, who has appeared in many Scottish comedies, most notably in City Lights, Rab C Nesbitt and Scotch and Wry. ... Samuel Jackson redirects here. ... is the 230th day of the year (231st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Samuel Jackson redirects here. ...

Maggie is attracted to a young black actor. Despite some initial misunderstandings due to her over-sensitivity about race, she successfully asks him out on a date, but further misunderstandings end the date early. When she chats with Jackson on set the day after, she confuses him with Laurence Fishburne. Andy tries to save the ailing conversation but only succeeds in making things significantly worse, resulting in Andy forfeiting the line he had earlier managed to get with Jackson. 
6 "Episode 1.6"  Patrick Stewart August 25, 2005

Andy and Maggie are working on a production of Shakespeare's The Tempest alongside Patrick Stewart. Eager to get his sitcom script noticed, Andy gives a copy to Stewart, who in turn tells Andy about his own script for a lewd film in which he will star. Stewart agrees to circulate Andy's script, and the BBC invite Andy for a meeting.
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Andy is asked to rewrite his script with staff writer Damon Beesley (Martin Savage) with a view to a pilot episode being filmed. But when Andy complains to Maggie about how annoyingly camp Damon can be, and she later repeats Andy's apparently homophobic remarks to Damon, the BBC threaten to pull the plug on Andy's show. Andy is not comfortable with the way the script is developing but is carried along by the momentum, aware he is selling out on his comedic ideals. 

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Series Two

# Episode Celebrity Guest Star(s) Original Airdate
7 "Episode 2.1"  Primary: Orlando Bloom
Secondary: Keith Chegwin & Sophia Myles
September 14, 2006
Andy's new sitcom, When The Whistle Blows, is being filmed, whilst Maggie appears as an extra in a courtroom drama with Orlando Bloom and Sophia Myles. The audience find the heavily-rewritten sitcom funny but Andy, forced to wear glasses and a wig, feels like he has sold out, particularly when dim-witted and un-PC Keith Chegwin is cast in a cameo role.
Meanwhile, Orlando Bloom refuses to believe that Maggie does not find him attractive. 
8 "Episode 2.2"  Primary: David Bowie September 21, 2006
The critical response for When the Whistle Blows is entirely negative but Andy gets encouragement from the public as he is recognised in the street and in his local pub - though he isn't eager to endlessly repeat his catchphrase from the show. Shaun Williamson takes Andy to a celebrity bar he used to frequent, where Andy is all too briefly treated as a VIP. While there, Andy tries to talk with David Bowie, who proceeds to make up a song ridiculing him, so Andy goes back to his local to seek recognition from the people he had previously disdained. 
9 "Episode 2.3"  Primary: Daniel Radcliffe,
Dame Diana Rigg, Warwick Davis, Richard & Judy
September 28, 2006

Andy receives a bit part in a new fantasy film starring Daniel Radcliffe, who fancies himself a teenage Lothario and tries to seduce every woman he meets - including Maggie. Over lunch, Radcliffe invites himself to join Andy and Maggie and accidentally flicks a condom onto the head of Dame Diana Rigg.
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Andy takes Maggie out for a meal and inadvertently offends the mother of a disabled teenager in a restaurant, leading to an increasingly hysterical reaction in the British media, who take his comments out of context. Andy manages to quell the anger, but back on the film set, he gets into a fight with actor Warwick Davis over remarks Andy privately made to Maggie - which she later repeats to Davis's fiancée. During the altercation, Andy accidentally knocks Davis unconscious, leading to the loss of his bit part and further embarrassment from the tabloids. 
10 "Episode 2.4"  Primary: Chris Martin
Secondary: Ronnie Corbett, Richard Briers, Moira Stuart, Davina McCall, Patricia Potter and Stephen Fry
October 5, 2006

Andy makes a charity appeal video and meets Chris Martin from Coldplay, who appears as a shameless self-promoter interested only in advertising his album. Martin requests to make a cameo on When the Whistle Blows and appears on the show to play "Fix You." (Martin also sings the outro "Tea for the Tillerman" in the episode; and in the US version, after the end credits, Martin and Gervais - in character as Ray Stokes - perform a rendition of "Fix You" together.)
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Despite angry reviews at the shameless celebrity appearance on his sitcom, Andy is nominated for a BAFTA. During the award ceremony, Andy manages to upset both Richard Briers and an ex-girlfriend, who goes on to humiliate him from the stage. Co-nominee Stephen Fry wins the award in Andy's category and privately rebukes Andy for his sitcom's use of laughter tracks, silly wigs and catchphrases. Andy, Darren Lamb and Ronnie Corbett are banned from future BAFTAs after they are caught with Darren and Ronnie's drugs. 
11 "Episode 2.5"  Primary: Sir Ian McKellen
Secondary: Germaine Greer, Mark Kermode and Mark Lawson
October 12, 2006

With the critical reaction to his sitcom getting more scathing, Andy is desperate for any role to show his credibility. He is recommended to Ian McKellen, and is cast in a play about a homosexual relationship. With his yobbo school friends turning up for the first night, and McKellen's sudden decision that he should kiss his male co-star, Andy feels increasingly uncomfortable to the point of leaving the play midway through the first performance.
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Darren asks Maggie on a date, which comes to an awkward conclusion. 
12 "Episode 2.6"  Primary: Jonathan Ross
Secondary: Robert Lindsay and Robert De Niro
October 19, 2006

Convinced that he has outgrown his sitcom and his agent, Andy becomes detached from his friends after appearing on Friday Night with Jonathan Ross and becoming friends with Ross.
Despite making excuses, Andy is coerced into visiting a boy who is in hospital with cancer and asks Maggie to go with him. Robert Lindsay, who appeared on the Ross show with Andy, is incensed that he, the more famous and talented actor (according to him), was not asked to visit the ailing child and gate-crashes the scheduled visit.
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Andy is determined to fire Darren Lamb for incompetence, until Darren tells Andy he has arranged a meeting with his idol Robert De Niro. The meeting time conflicts with one of Andy's scheduled visits to the sick boy, but guilt at the burden he is imposing on Maggie combined with his suspicion of Darren's empty promises forces Andy to keep his appointment with the boy at the cost of meeting De Niro. Lamb is able to pacify De Niro with a pornographic biro, and at the hospital, Andy receives a call from Lamb and De Niro, who invite Andy to meet up at a pub, which he and Maggie accept. 

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Christmas Special: Extras: The Extra Special Series Finale

Gervais stated that he could not see himself doing a third series, as he and Merchant believed that more episodes would dilute the quality. They have often cited that Fawlty Towers only ran for two series, and this was also the reason given for ending The Office after two series.[4] However, after the second series had finished, Gervais was quoted in the Mirror as saying that there was "some mileage in it" and suggested there could be a third series,[5]. In December 2006, Gervais announced that Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger[6] was on his wishlist to appear in "another series", but then denied it a month later.[7] Gervais had also mentioned Bruce Willis, Mickey Rooney, and Dick Van Dyke as possibilities for the third series.[8] At the Live 8 concert it was reported that Madonna had asked to appear in the series, and in a separate interview Will Ferrell revealed his desire to join the show if Gervais asked him.[9] Gervais had also reportedly been keen for Robert De Niro to appear again, after having only a small role in the last episode of the second series. Fawlty Towers is a British sitcom made by the BBC and first broadcast on BBC2 in 1975. ... The Office is a British television comedy series, created, written and directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, and first aired in the UK on BBC Two on July 9, 2001. ... Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger (German IPA: ; born July 30, 1947) is an Austrian-American bodybuilder, Golden Globe-winning actor, businessman and politician currently serving as the 38th Governor of the U.S. state of California. ... Walter Bruce Willis (born March 19, 1955) is a Golden Globe- and double Emmy-winning German-born American actor and singer. ... Actor Mickey Rooney speaks at the Pentagon in 2000 during a ceremony honoring the USO. Mickey Rooney (born Joseph Yule, Jr. ... Richard Wayne “Dick” Van Dyke (born December 13, 1925) is an Emmy Award-winning American actor, presenter and entertainer, with a career spanning 5 decades. ... Official Live8 DVD, released in November 2005 Live 8 was a series of concurrent benefit concerts that took place on 2 July 2005, in the G8 states and in South Africa. ... John William Ferrell (born July 16, 1967)[1] is an Emmy- and Golden Globe-nominated American comedian, actor, voice actor, and writer who first established himself as a cast member of Saturday Night Live, and has since gone on to a successful film career, starring in the comedies A Night...


On March 19, 2007 the BBC reported that Gervais and Merchant would be writing a one-off finale episode (similar to how they finished The Office). At that time, a representative for Gervais said that the idea was in its "very, very early stages".[10] The final part, like The Office, would allow the series to be sold into syndication worldwide. is the 78th day of the year (79th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... The Office is a British television comedy series, created, written and directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, and first aired in the UK on BBC Two on July 9, 2001. ... In broadcasting, syndication is the sale of the right to broadcast radio shows and television shows to multiple stations, without going through a broadcast network. ...


As a guest on Friday Night With Jonathan Ross, Ricky Gervais said there would be no third series but, like with The Office, there would be a two-part special. Also appearing on the show at the time was actor John Travolta who agreed to be the guest star in the specials. Friday Night with Jonathan Ross is a chat show presented by Jonathan Ross. ... Ricky Dene Gervais (born 25 June 1961) is a triple Golden Globe-, double Emmy- and seven-time BAFTA award-winning English comedian, writer, actor and former New Romantic musician from Reading, Berkshire. ... The Office is a British television comedy series, created, written and directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, and first aired in the UK on BBC Two on July 9, 2001. ... John Joseph Travolta (born February 18, 1954) is an Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe Award-winning American actor, dancer, and singer, best known for his leading roles in films such as Saturday Night Fever, Grease and Pulp Fiction. ...


On July 13, 2007, it was reported by the Hollywood Reporter that the show would end with a final, one hour episode, to be filmed in August of 2007.[11] This was confirmed by a video posted on Ricky Gervais' site starring Gervais and Stephen Merchant. is the 194th day of the year (195th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... The Hollywood Reporter is one of two major trade papers of the film industry in the United States, the other being Variety. ... Ricky Dene Gervais (born 25 June 1961) is a triple Golden Globe-, double Emmy- and seven-time BAFTA award-winning English comedian, writer, actor and former New Romantic musician from Reading, Berkshire. ... Stephen Merchant (born 24 November 1974 in Bristol) is an English Emmy, Golden Globe, British Comedy Award and BAFTA-award winning writer, director, and comedic actor. ...


On September 15, before his stand-up performance of Fame at the Hammersmith Apollo, a trailer for the special was shown. It showed clips of Clive Owen, David Tennant (in costume as the Tenth Doctor, whom he plays in Doctor Who), Lionel Blair, Lisa Scott-Lee, Hale and Pace, Gordon Ramsay, George Michael and Barry from EastEnders. The trailer shows a selection of scenes from the special, including Andy helping George Michael avoid paparazzi on Hampstead Heath, scenes from a Christmas special of Andy's television series When the Whistle Blows, and Andy with his head in his hands in the Big Brother house while other celebrities perform a dance routine. There is also a cameo appearance by Karl Pilkington as an autograph hunter who shuns Millman when he is at a low point in his career. is the 258th day of the year (259th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Clive Owen (born October 3, 1964) is a Golden Globe and BAFTA winning critically acclaimed English actor, now a regular performer in Hollywood and independent American films. ... David Tennant is the stage name of David John McDonald[1] (born 18 April 1971), a Scottish actor from Bathgate, West Lothian. ... The Tenth Doctor is the name given to the tenth and current incarnation of the fictional character known as the Doctor seen on screen in the long-running BBC television science-fiction series Doctor Who. ... This article is about the television series. ... Lionel Blair (born Lionel Ogus on 12 December 1931 in Montreal, Canada) is a British actor, choreographer, tap dancer and television presenter. ... Lisa Michelle Scott-Lee (born 5 November 1975 in St Asaph, Denbighshire, Wales) and grew up in Rhyl. ... Gareth Hale (left) and Norman Pace Hale and Pace are a British Comedy duo who have starred in several TV sketch series. ... Gordon James Ramsay, OBE (born November 8, 1966 in Johnstone, Scotland) is a Scottish chef, television personality and entrepreneur. ... For other persons named George Michael, see George Michael (disambiguation). ... Shaun Williamson (born 4 November 1965 in Maidstone, Kent, England) is a British actor. ... For other uses, see Paparazzi (disambiguation). ... Highgate model boating pond near Parliament Hill Hampstead Heath (locally known as the Heath) is Londons largest ancient parkland, covering 3. ... Shows Series Big Brother is a reality television series broadcast in the United Kingdom and Ireland on Channel 4 and E4. ... Karl Pilkington (born September 23, 1972 in Manchester) is a British, Sony Award-winning radio producer and personality best known for producing and co-presenting The Ricky Gervais Show, on the radio station XFM. On October 3, 2006, Pilkingtons first book The World of Karl Pilkington was published, featuring...


It aired in the United States on December 16, 2007 and on the UK December 27, 2007. It is yet to be aired in Australia. The episode's soundtrack features the song This Woman's Work by Kate Bush and Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want by The Smiths. is the 350th day of the year (351st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... December 27 is the 361st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (362nd in leap years). ... This Womans Work was the second single released from Kate Bushs sixth studio album The Sensual World (1989). ... Kate Bush (born 30 July 1958) is an English singer, songwriter, musician and record producer. ... Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want (written by Morrisey and originally performed by The Smiths) is a single by The Dream Academy. ... The Smiths were an English rock band active from 1982 to 1987. ...



Originally Broadcast: (US) December 16, 2007; (UK) December 27, 2007. Guest Stars: Lionel Blair, Dean Gaffney, Hale & Pace, George Michael, Clive Owen, Gordon Ramsay, Lisa Scott-Lee, Chico Slimani, June Sarpong, Vernon Kay, and David Tennant. is the 350th day of the year (351st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... December 27 is the 361st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (362nd in leap years). ... Lionel Blair (born Lionel Ogus on 12 December 1931 in Montreal, Canada) is a British actor, choreographer, tap dancer and television presenter. ... Dean Martin Gaffney (born 14 February 1978 in Hammersmith, London) is an English actor. ... Hale and Pace are a British Comedy duo who have starred in several TV sketch series. ... For other persons named George Michael, see George Michael (disambiguation). ... Clive Owen (born October 3, 1964) is a Golden Globe and BAFTA winning critically acclaimed English actor, now a regular performer in Hollywood and independent American films. ... Gordon James Ramsay, OBE (born November 8, 1966 in Johnstone, Scotland) is a Scottish chef, television personality and entrepreneur. ... Lisa Michelle Scott-Lee (born 5 November 1975 in St Asaph, Denbighshire, Wales) and grew up in Rhyl. ... Yousseph Slimani (born April 2, 1971), known as Chico, is a British pop singer of Moroccan descent who rose to prominence in the United Kingdom after reaching the quarter-finals of the 2005 series of the talent show The X Factor. ... June Sarpong MBE (born 31 May 1977) is a television presenter. ... Vernon Charles Kay (born 28 April 1974 in Bolton, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom) is an English TV presenter, DJ and former model who began TV presenting on the BBC childrens show FBi, a spin-off of Fully Booked. ... David Tennant is the stage name of David John McDonald[1] (born 18 April 1971), a Scottish actor from Bathgate, West Lothian. ...


After three series of When the Whistle Blows Andy is more famous than ever. He can get a table at the exclusive Ivy Restaurant without booking, and he's moved to a posh new flat on Hampstead Heath as well. But it's arch-nemesis Greg who's got the career — and agent — Andy wants. With a new blockbuster film opening to rave reviews, Greg's portrayal of Percy Shelley alongside Clive Owen's Byron has earned him a firm place on the A-list. Fortunately, Greg's agent offers to represent Andy as well, which means Andy can finally hand Darren Lamb his walking papers - or at least leave a message to that effect. With a proper agent on board, Andy abruptly quits his sitcom in order to free himself up for better offers. Mas-tu vu ? Official website Caprice Holdings website More information and customer reviews of The Ivy Categories: | | | ... Highgate model boating pond near Parliament Hill Hampstead Heath (locally known as the Heath) is Londons largest ancient parkland, covering 3. ... Percy Bysshe Shelley Percy Bysshe Shelley (August 4, 1792 - July 8, 1822) was one of the major English Romantic poets. ... Lord Byron, English poet Lord Byron (1803), as painted by Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron, (January 22, 1788 – April 19, 1824) was the most widely read English language poet of his day. ...


Andy is so caught up with new agent Tre Cooper's plan to get Andy "to the top of the B-list" as soon as possible that he completely fails to notice things aren't going nearly as well for Maggie. Though Tre secures her a small part in Clive Owen's new film, she decides to call it quits on being an extra after Owen and the director come up with a bit of staging that involves Owen flinging manure in Maggie's face. With no experience in any other line of work, Maggie has to resort to being a cleaner to pay the rent, which she can no longer afford and so is forced to move from her flat to a dingy little bedsit. Since Andy now phones only when he needs her to help him with some scheme or other, Maggie is left entirely to her own devices. Nearly destitute and thoroughly despondent, she pops in at Darren's new (and former) employer, the Carphone Warehouse, to see if he can offer her a place alongside former Eastenders co-stars Shaun Williamson and Dean Gaffney, who have also resorted to working there. Clive Owen (born October 3, 1964) is a Golden Globe and BAFTA winning critically acclaimed English actor, now a regular performer in Hollywood and independent American films. ... Logo Main office, in Acton, West London The Carphone Warehouse is (as of 2004) Europes largest mobile phone retailer, with over 1,300 stores across Europe. ... Albert Square in the 1980s. ... Shaun Williamson (born 4 November 1965 in Maidstone, Kent, England) is a British actor. ... Dean Martin Gaffney (born 14 February 1978 in Hammersmith, London) is an English actor. ...


Meanwhile, Andy's decision to walk away from his sitcom has backfired. New agent Tre won't return his calls, so Andy is forced to accept acting gigs that he sneered at only a few months ago (specifically, roles on Doctor Who and Hotel Babylon) just to keep himself in the public eye. Andy finally manages to track down his agent, who tells Andy that he can have either "fame and fortune" or "credibility and respect" — but not both together — Andy chooses fame and fortune and begs Tre to pull whatever strings necessary to get Andy back on telly. This article is about the television series. ... This article is about a television drama. ...


Andy finds that the strings Tre has offered to pull land him in the latest cast of Celebrity Big Brother, but Andy has no idea who anybody else is (apart from Lionel Blair). He quickly realises that rather than bolster his career, what he's actually done by appearing on a show where everyone is so desperate for fame that they voluntarily "hand in their dignity at the door" is just the opposite. After making an impassioned speech to this effect on camera, at the same time using the opportunity to make a heartfelt and tearful apology to Maggie, who is watching at home, Andy walks off the show. Shows Series Big Brother is a reality television series broadcast in the United Kingdom and Ireland on Channel 4 and E4. ... Lionel Blair (born Lionel Ogus on 12 December 1931 in Montreal, Canada) is a British actor, choreographer, tap dancer and television presenter. ...


Ironically, Andy's Big Brother speech gives him exactly the kind of attention and respect he's always wanted. Though he finds himself suddenly a media darling, with his agent fielding calls from the likes of Elton John and the Beckhams, Andy decides that the only place he really wants to be is anywhere Maggie wants to go. Happily reunited, the two drive off down the motorway towards Heathrow Airport. Sir Elton Hercules[1] John CBE[2] (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight on 25 March 1947) is a five-time Grammy and one-time Academy Award-winning English pop/rock singer, composer and pianist. ... David Beckham David Robert Joseph Beckham OBE (born May 2, 1975) is an English footballer born in Leytonstone, London. ...


Extras Spinoff

There have been rumours circulating that Gervais and Merchant will write a spinoff series which revolves around Darren Lamb, Barry and Dean Gaffney. The ex-EastEnder – Barry in the comedy – said Ricky was toying with a spin-off about Barry and agent Darren Lamb, played by co-writer Stephen Merchant. Image File history File links Question_book-3. ... Ricky Dene Gervais (born 25 June 1961) is a triple Golden Globe-, double Emmy- and seven-time BAFTA award-winning English comedian, writer, actor and former New Romantic musician from Reading, Berkshire. ... Stephen Merchant (born 24 November 1974 in Bristol) is an English Emmy, Golden Globe, British Comedy Award and BAFTA-award winning writer, director, and comedic actor. ... Darren Lamb (bottom) and Andy Millman Darren Lamb is the name of a fictional theatrical agent portrayed by Stephen Merchant on the BBC Two television sitcom Extras, written and directed by both Merchant and his frequent collaborator Ricky Gervais. ... Shaun Williamson (born 4 November 1965 in Maidstone, Kent, England) is a British actor. ... Dean Martin Gaffney (born 14 February 1978 in Hammersmith, London) is an English actor. ...


Shaun told Heart FM: “We talked half-jokingly about a show with the pair in a camper van, solving crimes.”


When the Whistle Blows

When the Whistle Blows is the show-within-a-show sitcom in Extras created, co-written by and starring Andy Millman. It was first mentioned in episode "1.3", as a script that Millman had written and given to his agent who neglected to read it. The script was turned into a sitcom on BBC1 in the first series finale, after Millman gave the script to Patrick Stewart. Excerpts from the sitcom are featured in the second series, and many of the Extras plotlines have revolved around Millman's experiences with the show. A show-within-a-show is typically a fictional television show featured within the fictional universe of a real television show, or a montage/one theatrical show within another theatrical show (like Annie Get Your Gun ). Less frequently, the term may be applied to a fictional radio show within a... A sitcom or situation comedy is a genre of comedy performance originally devised for radio but today typically found on television. ... BBC One (or BBC1 as it was formerly styled) is the oldest United Kingdom, and indeed, the world. ...


When the Whistle Blows is set in a Wigan factory canteen. The humour is broad and lowbrow in the manner of many catchphrase-based sitcoms. The show is unpopular with reviewers but popular with the public. It did receive a BAFTA nomination, though Millman suspected it was there simply to make up the numbers, and in the end it lost heavily to an unspecified programme by Stephen Fry. , Wigan is a town in Greater Manchester, England. ... The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), is a British organization that hosts annual awards shows for film, television, childrens film and television, and interactive media. ... Stephen John Fry (born 24 August 1957) is an English comedian, writer, actor, humourist, novelist, columnist, filmmaker and television personality. ...


Millman is deeply unhappy with the show, feeling that too many people have interfered with his original ideas in the hunt for ratings. It appears that Millman originally set out to do a comedy similar to The Office, with true-to-life characters in a realistic work environment, without a studio audience or laughter track. The show has turned out to be the opposite of what he originally intended. The show is further debased by the unexplained guest appearance by Chris Martin of Coldplay, in episode 2.4, which bears no relation to the plot — this can be seen as something of a reflexive joke, i.e., a celebrity appearing on a show within a show, which features celebrities. The Office is a British television comedy series, created, written and directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, and first aired in the UK on BBC Two on July 9, 2001. ... This article is about the Coldplay musician. ... Coldplay are an English rock band formed in London in 1998. ...


It has been suggested that the presence of studio audiences/canned laughter, and the reliance on funny wigs, costumes and catch phrases for humour is a comment on recent comedy hits such as Little Britain.[12] Many people that Millman sees at the recording of the pilot wear T-shirts displaying recent comedy catchphrases, such as "Wassup", "It's Chico Time", "I'm a lady!", "Am I bovvered?" and "Garlic bread?". It should be noted that in the US version of that episode, the shots of the catchphrase t-shirts have been cut out of the show, presumably because American audiences would not understand the references. However, some of the reviews that the show gets refer to it as a "time warp comedy", and Millman's character talks about 1970s catchphrases such as Mr Humphreys' "I'm Free" (from Are You Being Served?) and Frank Spencer's "Ooh Betty" (from Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em), suggest that it is also partly sending up 1970s British comedy. In Episode 2.5 at the beginning, Germaine Greer (playing herself) suggests that When the Whistle Blows is "sub Carry On". Ricky Gervais himself has said that he doesn't dislike all "broad humour", but that rather it is about being "careful what you wish for". This article does not cite any references or sources. ... A catch phrase is a phrase or expression that is popularized, usually through repeated use, by a real person or fictional character. ... This article is about the British TV show Little Britain. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... Its Chico Time is the first single by X Factor contestant Chico Slimani. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Florence (Little Britain). ... The Catherine Tate Show is an award-winning British television sketch comedy written by Catherine Tate who stars in all of the shows sketches, which feature a wide range of characters. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Are You Being Served? was a long-running British sitcom broadcast from 1972 to 1985. ... Frank Spencer Frank Spencer was a british character on Some Mothers Do Ave Em, on the BBC1 network. ... Frank Spencer sporting his trademark beret in a scene with Broadcaster David Jacobs Some Mothers Do Ave Em (1973-1978) was a BBC situation comedy, written by Raymond Allen and starring Michael Crawford and Michele Dotrice. ... The Carry On films were a long-running series of British low-budget comedy films, directed by Gerald Thomas and produced by Peter Rogers. ...


Characters

Ray Stokes: Ray is the manager, played by Andy Millman, in turn played by Ricky Gervais. His catchphrase is an incredulous "Are you having a laugh!? Is s/he having a laugh?". The character was based on a man Millman worked for before deciding to pursue acting full time, and originally his catchphrase was merely something Millman wrote in because it was something that man used to say. Millman's co-writer decided to develop it into a catchphrase. To play the part of Ray, Millman is forced into wearing oversized glasses and a curly black wig to add the "hilarity", despite the fact that the real Ray Stokes did not look like this.


Rita: Rita is played by Liza Tarbuck, who also sings the When The Whistle Blows theme song. She is a single parent and is the central, straight character of the show. She is married in the Christmas Special. Liza Tarbuck (born 21 November 1964, Liverpool, Lancashire,Uk) is an English actress and television presenter, and daughter of Jimmy Tarbuck. ... The theme music of a radio or television program is a melody closely associated with the show, and usually played during the title sequence and/or end credits. ... It has been suggested that Baby mama be merged into this article or section. ...


Gobbler: Gobbler is a large, unintelligent character, played by Andrew Buckley. His inability to understand his co-workers' jokes often prompts his catchphrase, "I don't get it!" It is suggested that he has appalling personal hygiene. He becomes intelligent after being hit in the head by a donkey in the Christmas Special.


Brains: Brains, played by Jamie Chapman, is the stereotypical smart one of the group, sporting glasses and a pedantic voice. His rather detailed knowledge of all subjects does not impress Ray, who will inevitably come out with the "are you having a laugh?" line. He 'comes out' in the Christmas Special.


Kimberley: Kimberley, played by Sarah Moyle is the only other female character on the show. She seems to lead a rather homely lifestyle. In the Christmas Special, she received a promotion.


Keith: Keith is played by TV presenter Keith Chegwin in the pilot episode. His character was originally called "Alfie", but a frustrated Millman changed it because Keith Chegwin was confused at being addressed with a different name. We are told he is always late for work, but in this instance turns up late because he was at his sister's funeral. This also confused Chegwin, who confided: "the thing is, my sister's not dead". Keith Cheggers Chegwin (born 17 January 1957 in Newbury) is an English television presenter and former child actor and singer. ...


Other characters - there are relatively few other characters in the sitcom, but they include Chris Martin (playing himself), and a Japanese couple. Ray's wife is mentioned, but never appears - which is an old cliché of British comedy, e.g., Minder and Dad's Army. Andy appears in a dual role as Ray's twin sister. Image:Arthur-Daley-book. ... Dad’s Army was a British sitcom about the Home Guard in the Second World War. ...


Awards

Awarding Body/Event Awarded
Rose d'Or
  • 2006 Best Sitcom
  • 2006 Best Sitcom Actress, Ashley Jensen for Extras
Emmy Awards
  • 2007 Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, Ricky Gervais for Extras
Golden Globe
  • 2008 Best Television Series - Best Comedy or Musical
BAFTA Awards
  • 2007 Best Comedy Performance, Ricky Gervais for Extras
British Comedy Award
  • 2005 Best Television Comedy Actress, Ashley Jensen for Extras
  • 2005 Best Television Comedy Newcomer, Ashley Jensen for Extras
  • 2006 Best Comedy Actor, Stephen Merchant for Extras
BANFF World Television Awards
  • 2006 Best Comedy Actress, Ashley Jensen for Extras

Overall, Extras has been received very well by critics in the UK. The show received 3 BAFTA Award nominations in 2006 including Best Comedy Performance for Ashley Jensen, Best Writer for Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, and Best Situation Comedy. In 2007, both Gervais and Merchant were nominated, separately, for Best Comedy Performance. Gervais ended up winning the award. The Rose dOr (or Golden Rose) is a highly prestigious television award, given annually since 1961 at the Festival Rose dOr in spring each year. ... Ashley Jensen (born 11 August 1969) is a Scottish actress, best known for her roles in Extras and Ugly Betty. ... An Emmy Award. ... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... 65th Golden Globe Awards January 13, 2008 Picture - Drama: Picture - Musical or Comedy: TV Series - Drama: TV Series - Musical or Comedy: Miniseries or TV Movie: The 65th Golden Globe Awards, honouring the best in film and television of 2007, will be given by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association on 13... 1970 - The Governor and J.J. 1971 - The Carol Burnett Show 1972 - All in the Family 1973 - All in the Family 1974 - All in the Family 1975 - Rhoda 1976 - Barney Miller 1977 - Barney Miller 1978 - All in the Family 1979 - Taxi 1980 - Taxi; Alice 1981 - Taxi 1982 - M*A*S... The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), is a British organization that hosts annual awards shows for film, television, childrens film and television, and interactive media. ... The British Comedy Awards is an annual awards ceremony in the United Kingdom celebrating notable comedians and entertainment performances of the previous year. ... The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), is a British organization that hosts annual awards shows for film, television, childrens film and television, and interactive media. ...


The show has also received high accolades in the US. In 2006, the show received four nominations for the 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. Ben Stiller and Patrick Stewart received nominations for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series and both lost to Leslie Jordan on Will & Grace. Kate Winslet received a nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series and lost to Cloris Leachman for Malcolm in the Middle. Gervais and Merchant were also nominated for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series for the episode with Kate Winslet. They lost to Greg Garcia for writing the pilot episode of My Name Is Earl. In 2007, the show received four nominations for the 59th Primetime Emmy Awards. Gervais was nominated for and won Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, and Ian McKellen was nominated for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series. Gervais and Merchant were also nominated for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series for the episode with Daniel Radcliffe and Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series for the episode with Orlando Bloom. Extras made the Top 10 list of Outstanding Comedy Series, but was not nominated in the Top 5. The Primetime Emmy Awards are awards presented by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in recognition of excellence in American primetime television programming. ... Leslie Allen Jordan (according to his biography born April 29, 1955) is an Emmy Award-winning American actor. ... Will & Grace is a popular American television sitcom that was originally broadcast on NBC from 1998 to 2006. ... Cloris Leachman (born April 30, 1926) is an Academy Award-, nine-time Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning American actress of stage, film and television. ... Malcolm in the Middle is a seven-time Emmy-winning,[1] one-time Grammy-winning[1] and seven-time Golden Globe-nominated[1] American sitcom created by Linwood Boomer for the Fox Network. ... Gregory Thomas Garcia, also known as Greg Garcia, is a writer and producer of television series, including the long-running sitcom, Yes, Dear and the Emmy Award winning My Name Is Earl. ... My Name Is Earl is an Emmy Award-winning American sitcom created by Greg Garcia. ... The 59th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards were held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California on Sunday, September 16, 2007 and were televised live on FOX and CTV at 8:00 p. ... Sir Ian Murray McKellen, CH, CBE (born 25 May 1939) is an English stage and screen actor, the recipient of the Tony Award and two Oscar nominations. ... Daniel Jacob Radcliffe[1][2] (born 23 July 1989)[3] is an English film, television and stage actor. ... Orlando Jonathan Blanchard Bloom[1] (born 13 January 1977) is an English actor. ...


Trivia

  • According to a segment in the extras section of the Season 1 DVD, Jude Law was scheduled to appear in one of the episodes, after meeting Gervais backstage on the Late Show with David Letterman, but had to pull out due to film commitments. This resulted in Gervais and Merchant having to scramble to find a replacement actor at the last minute, with Leonardo DiCaprio being considered. A featurette on the first series DVD release, "Finding Leo", consists of late-night videocamera footage (shot mostly by Merchant) chronicling Gervais' fruitless and ultimately unsuccessful attempts to contact DiCaprio's manager. Law was ultimately replaced by Patrick Stewart in the series 1 finale, although a poster for the Jude Law film Alfie appeared at the end. Other actors that did not appear in Extras despite initial reports from Gervais include Madonna, Brad Pitt,[13] and Tom Cruise.[14]
  • Extras was launched with promotional appearances from Gervais and Merchant at Live 8, as well as multiple covers of Radio Times, which featured many of the series' A-List celebrities. The publication also carried an interview conducted by respected BBC journalist John Humphrys. In the interview, Gervais made clear his desires for Extras to receive a low-key launch on BBC2.[citation needed]
  • In the US, the phrase "You having a laugh?" has been used as a sports catch phrase on ESPN's Sportscenter by host Kenny Mayne.[citation needed]
  • On an episode of Friday Night with Jonathan Ross, Gervais asked John Travolta to appear in the Extras special on air. At the end of the show, Jonathan Ross persuaded them to dance together in order to seal their deal, in reference to Travolta's story of how he danced with Sean Connery.

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References

  1. ^ HBO: Extras
  2. ^ Lee, Alana: Ricky Gervais Valiant interview, bbc.co.uk, March 2005.
  3. ^ HBO: Extras - Episode 12, Season 2
  4. ^ Kilkelly, Daniel:Gervais: Third 'Extras' series unlikely, Digital Spy, 14 September 2005.
  5. ^ Methven, Nicola: EXCLUSIVE: Gervais has eye on Hollywood A-List, The Daily Mirror, 12 December 2006
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  8. ^ Bruce Willis And Arnold Schwarzenegger For Extras? - Entertainment News, Movie Reviews, Competitions - Entertainmentwise
  9. ^ Contact Music. "FERRELL DESPERATE TO BE ON EXTRAS", 2007-04-06. Retrieved on 2007-05-22. 
  10. ^ BBC News. "Extras to bow out with final show", 2007-03-19. Retrieved on 2007-03-19. 
  11. ^ TCA: HBO stays the course sans Albrecht
  12. ^ Dessau, Bruce: Little at Large, The Scotsman, 1 October 2006.
  13. ^ BBC NEWS | Entertainment | TV and Radio | Extras 'a nightmare' says Gervais
  14. ^ Tom Cruise To Appear In Ricky Gervais' 'Extras' - Entertainment News, Movie Reviews, Competitions - Entertainmentwise

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