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Derek. Image shows from L to R: Dougie (Karl Pilkington), Derek (Ricky Gervais). Copyright: Derek Productions


  • TV sitcom
  • Channel 4
  • 2012 - 2014
  • 14 episodes (2 series)

Bittersweet comedy drama written by and starring Ricky Gervais as a worker in a retirement home. Also features Kerry Godliman, David Earl, Holli Dempsey, Brett Goldstein, Karl Pilkington and more.


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Series 2, Episode 2

Derek. Image shows from L to R: Derek (Ricky Gervais), Kev (David Earl). Copyright: Derek Productions
There's job opportunities at Broad Hill so Kev decides to clean up his act. Vicky's taste in men worries Hannah, while a visit from city boy Pete stirs things up for Derek.

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Broadcast details

Wednesday 30th April 2014
Channel 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Ricky Gervais Derek
Kerry Godliman Hannah
David Earl Kev
Holli Dempsey Vicky
Brett Goldstein Tom
Tony Rohr Anthony
Tim Barlow Jack
Arthur Nightingale Arthur
Sheila Collings Sheila
Margaret Towner Edna
Prem Modgil Prem
Barry Martin Joe
Blanche Williams Precious
Ninette Finch Annie
Laura June Hudson Jill
Colin Hoult Geoff
Guest cast
Tony Way Pete
Dave Haskell Applicant 1
John Burke Applicant 2
Writing team
Ricky Gervais Writer
Production team
Ricky Gervais Director
Charlie Hanson Producer
Ricky Gervais Executive Producer
Duncan Hayes Executive Producer
Richard Halladay (as Richard Halladey) Editor
Lucy Fewell Production Designer
Anne Chmelewsky (as Anne Chmelews) Composer
Glyn Hughes Composer


Campervan of Love

Kev gets to know the campervan using his soft seduction techniques.

Featuring: Ricky Gervais (Derek) & David Earl (Kev).

Money Matters

Money doesn't make Derek's world go around...

Featuring: Ricky Gervais (Derek), David Earl (Kev) & Tony Way (Pete).

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