After Life. Tony (Ricky Gervais). Copyright: Derek Productions.

After Life

Netflix sitcom starring Ricky Gervais. 12 episodes (2 series), 2019 - 2020. Stars Ricky Gervais, Kerry Godliman, Tom Basden, Tony Way and others.

Another series is in development.

After Life. Tony (Ricky Gervais). Copyright: Derek Productions.

After Life

Ricky Gervais sitcom about a man struggling to cope after his wife's death

Genre
Sitcom
Published
2019 - 2020
Platform
Netflix
Episodes
12   (2 series)
Starring
Ricky Gervais, Kerry Godliman, Tom Basden, Tony Way, Mandeep Dhillon, Diane Morgan, Ashley Jensen, Penelope Wilton and others
Writer
Ricky Gervais
Director
Ricky Gervais
Producer
Charlie Hanson

Set in the small fictitious town of Tambury, the series follows Tony, a writer for the local newspaper whose life is upended after his wife dies from cancer.

Tony had a perfect life. But following the death of his beloved wife Lisa to breast cancer, Tony changes.

Having contemplated taking his own life, he decides instead to punish the world by saying and doing whatever he likes. He feels it's like a Super Power, because if anything goes wrong, he always has the ultimate recourse to going through with suicide.

However, not caring about yourself or anyone else turns out to be tricky when everyone is trying to save the nice guy they used to know.

Series 2 focuses on the looming threat of the local newspaper being shut down. Will the town's local Am-Dram show lift everyone's spirits?

Production Details

Tagline
Hell is other people
Production company
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 8th March 2019 on Netflix
Last new broadcast
Friday 24th April 2020 on Netflix at 8am

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