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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.

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Series 3, Episode 1

After Life. Image shows from L to R: Tony (Ricky Gervais), Anne (Penelope Wilton)
Tony, who continues to keep Emma at arm's length, reluctantly agrees to go to Matt's house for a round of drinks. Brian bumps into a familiar face.

Broadcast details

Thursday 14th January 2021
27 minutes


Cast & crew

Ricky Gervais Tony
Kerry Godliman Lisa
Tom Basden Matt
Tony Way Lenny
Diane Morgan Kath
Ashley Jensen Emma
Penelope Wilton Anne
Joe Wilkinson Postman Pat
David Earl Brian
Jo Hartley June
Ethan Lawrence James
Laura Patch Jill
Tommy Finnegan George
Michelle Greenidge Valerie
Colin Hoult Ken Otley
Guest cast
Thomas Bastable Robbie
Rob Woodhall Colin
Elsie Fallon Emma's Colleague
Kate Robbins Penny Spencer-Wright
Wendy Albiston Brian's Ex Wife
Ricky Grover Micky the Gypsy
Marc Cass Bad Driver
Writing team
Ricky Gervais Writer
Jonathan Parramint Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Ricky Gervais Director
Ricky Gervais Executive Producer
Hussain Casey-Ahmed Line Producer
Mark Williams Editor
Richard Drew Production Designer
Tracey Gillham Casting Director
Martin Hawkins Director of Photography
Lindsey McClean Costume Designer
Roo Maurice Make-up Designer
Andy Burrows Composer
Filipe Miranda Graphics
Matthew Gallagher 1st Assistant Director


Series 3, first two minutes

The first few minutes of the third series of After Life.

Featuring: Tom Basden (Matt), David Earl (Brian), Ricky Gervais (Tony), Kerry Godliman (Lisa), Jo Hartley (June), Ashley Jensen (Emma), Ethan Lawrence (James), Diane Morgan (Kath), Laura Patch (Jill), Tony Way (Lenny), Joe Wilkinson (Postman Pat) & Penelope Wilton (Anne).

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