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


Channel 4 sitcom set in a retirement home. 15 episodes (pilot + 2 series), 2012 - 2014. Stars Ricky Gervais, Kerry Godliman, David Earl, Holli Dempsey and others.

The Making Of Derek

Ricky Gervais gives an exclusive behind the scenes tour and talk about the making of his Channel 4 series, Derek.

Further details

Derek. Derek (Ricky Gervais). Copyright: Derek Productions.

In conversation, as writer, director and the actor who plays Derek, Ricky Gervais discusses the character he plays, his thoughts on the series and describes his role as director.

Alongside cast mates Karl Pilkington, Kerry Godliman and David Earl, Ricky heads backstage during the filming on set and location with candid access to his latest television project.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 27th February 2013
Channel 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Guest cast
Ricky Gervais Self
Karl Pilkington Self
Kerry Godliman Self
Arthur Nightingale Self
Blanche Williams Self
Ben Bailey Smith (as Doc Brown) Self
Kay Noone Self
Brett Goldstein Self
David Earl Self
Production team
Ricky Gervais Executive Producer
Katie Mavroleon Producer
Charlie Hanson Executive Producer

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