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


  • 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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Andy Millman is now a big star. He has a hit TV show, a more efficient agent and a new house overlooking Hampstead Heath. But he feels that something is missing. Meanwhile, his best friend Maggie has been forced to move into an even smaller flat and is doing cleaning jobs to make ends meet. Sadly, Andy hasn't even noticed.

Broadcast details

Sunday 30th December 2007
85 minutes

Cast & crew

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
Guy Henry Iain Morris
Liza Tarbuck Rita
Gerard Kelly Bunny
Adam James Tre Cooper
Nicola Redmond Journalist
Steve Brody Estate Agent
Ben Willbond Film Director
Frog Stone 1st AD
Susy Kane Amy
Toby Foster Northern Comic
Claudia Sermbezis Wren
Lolita Chakrabarti Maitre D
Stuart McQuarrie Shop Manager
Scott Baker Paparazzi
Kerry Godliman Floor Manager
Jason Barnett Doorman
Fergus Craig Runner
Dan Tetsell Extra
Karl Pilkington Fan
Liam Barham Child
Jonathan Ross Self
Clive Owen Self
George Michael Self
Gordon Ramsay Self
David Tennant Self
Gareth Hale Self
Norman Pace Self
Lionel Blair Self
Dean Gaffney Self
June Sarpong Self
Lisa Scott-Lee Self
Chico Self
Vernon Kay Self
Writing team
Ricky Gervais Writer
Stephen Merchant Writer
Production team
Ricky Gervais Director
Stephen Merchant Director
Sam Dawking 1st Assistant Director
Charlie Hanson Producer
Jon Plowman Executive Producer
Ricky Gervais Executive Producer
Stephen Merchant Executive Producer
Eirwen Davies Line Producer
Richard Halladay (as Richard Halladey) Editor
Graham Barker Editor
Tracey Gillham Casting Director
Annie Hardinge Costume Designer
Lisa Cavalli-Green Make-up Designer
Glyn Hughes Composer
Nicky Bligh Casting Director

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