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

After Life

  • TV sitcom
  • Netflix
  • 2019 - 2022
  • 18 episodes (3 series)

Ricky Gervais sitcom about a man struggling to cope after his wife's death. Also features Kerry Godliman, Tom Basden, Tony Way, Diane Morgan, Ashley Jensen and more.

  • JustWatch Streaming rank this week: 896


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Series 2, Episode 1

Determined to be kind but still struggling to be happy, Tony attends a Zen meditation course with Matt, whose own marriage is on the rocks.

Preview clips

Broadcast details

Friday 24th April 2020
27 minutes, 8 seconds

Cast & crew

Ricky Gervais Tony
Kerry Godliman Lisa
Tom Basden Matt
Tony Way Lenny
Diane Morgan Kath
Ashley Jensen Emma
Penelope Wilton Anne
David Bradley Ray
Joe Wilkinson Postman Pat
David Earl Brian
Jo Hartley June
Ethan Lawrence James
Mandeep Dhillon Sandy
Roisin Conaty Daphne/'Roxy'
Laura Patch Jill
Paul Kaye Psychiatrist
Tommy Finnegan George
Guest cast
Thomas Bastable Robbie
Annette Crosbie 100 Year Old Woman
Seb Cardinal Yoga Instructor
Bill Ward Simon
Writing team
Ricky Gervais Writer
Katie Mavroleon Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Ricky Gervais Director
Charlie Hanson Producer
Ricky Gervais Executive Producer
Tessa Pemberton Line Producer
Jo Walker Editor
Richard Drew Production Designer
Tracey Gillham Casting Director
Martin Hawkins Director of Photography
Amanda Monk Costume Designer
Frances Hounsom Make-up Designer
Andy Burrows Composer
Laura Murray Graphics
Matthew Gallagher 1st Assistant Director


First few minutes of After Life Series 2

The first five minutes of the second series of After Life.

Featuring: Ricky Gervais (Tony), Kerry Godliman (Lisa), Tom Basden (Matt), Roisin Conaty (Daphne/'Roxy'), Tony Way (Lenny), Mandeep Dhillon (Sandy), Penelope Wilton (Anne), Diane Morgan (Kath), Joe Wilkinson (Postman Pat), Jo Hartley (June) & Ethan Lawrence (James).


After Life season 2 review

Ricky Gervais should have left it as a limited series.

Lewis Knight, The Mirror, 14th April 2020

After Life, series 2 review

Ricky Gervais's grief-driven comedy is just a rehash of the first series.

Ed Power, The Telegraph, 14th April 2020

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