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Extras. Image shows from L to R: Maggie Jacobs (Ashley Jensen), Andy Millman (Ricky Gervais), Darren Lamb (Stephen Merchant)
Extras

Extras

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two
  • 2005 - 2007
  • 13 episodes (2 series)

Andy Milman is a TV and film extra who dreams of stardom and that elusive big break. Stars Ricky Gervais, Ashley Jensen, Stephen Merchant, Shaun Williamson, Sarah Moyle and more.

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Series 2, Episode 2

David Bowie offers some home truths to Andy as he finally realises his dream of TV success. However, it is soon apparent to the former background artist that fame comes at a price and he is devastated to learn that stardom isn't quite how he expected it to be.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 21st September 2006
Time
9pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Cast
Ricky Gervais Andy Millman
Ashley Jensen Maggie Jacobs
Stephen Merchant Darren Lamb
Shaun Williamson Barry off EastEnders
Sarah Moyle Kimberley
Andrew Buckley Gobbler
Jamie Chapman Brains
Guest cast
Shaun Pye Greg Lindley Jones
Liza Tarbuck Rita
Claire Adams Cathy
Ryozo Kohira Mr Yamaguchi
Richard Morris Homeless Man
David Earl Obsessive Fan
Nicola Sanderson Receptionist
Pascal Langdale Mark
Katy Wix Girl in Nightclub
Bob Mercer Nightclub Punter
Chad Shepherd Bouncer
Naomi Bentley Linda
James Dowdeswell Count Fuckula
David Bowie Self
Writing team
Ricky Gervais Writer
Stephen Merchant Writer
Production team
Ricky Gervais Director
Stephen Merchant Director
Charlie Hanson Producer
Jon Plowman Executive Producer
Ricky Gervais Executive Producer
Stephen Merchant Executive Producer
Eirwen Davies Line Producer
Nigel Williams Editor
Anna Higginson Production Designer
Tracey Gillham Casting Director
Annie Hardinge Costume Designer
Martin Hawkins Director of Photography
Lisa Cavalli-Green Make-up Designer
Glyn Hughes Composer
Sam Dawking 1st Assistant Director

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