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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 6

Derek. Image shows from L to R: Kev (David Earl), Derek (Ricky Gervais). Copyright: Derek Productions
Derek goes on a date with a girl from a dating website. He's excited but worried about his dad's health. True to form Geoff nearly ruins things for Derek, but Kev stands up to him.

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Broadcast details

Wednesday 28th May 2014
Channel 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Ricky Gervais Derek
Kerry Godliman Hannah
David Earl Kev
Holli Dempsey Vicky
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
Vicky Hall Tracey
Alexis Dubus Waiter
Sophie Fletcher MaƮtre d'
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


Always Get Up

Kev tries to teach Derek how to ride a bike.

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

Frog's Legs

Derek has some small issues with French cuisine.

Featuring: Ricky Gervais (Derek), Vicky Hall (Tracey) & Alexis Dubus (Waiter).

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