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The Office. David Brent (Ricky Gervais).

The Office (2001)

BBC Two sitcom about a bad manager. 14 episodes (2 series), 2001 - 2003. Stars Ricky Gervais, Martin Freeman, Mackenzie Crook, Lucy Davis and others.

The Office. David Brent (Ricky Gervais). Copyright: BBC.

The Office

A BBC documentary team film the office of David Brent, manager from hell: he's tactless and talentless, yet somehow thinks everyone loves him

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Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2001 - 2003
Channel
BBC Two
Episodes
14   (2 series)
Creators
Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant
Starring
Ricky Gervais, Martin Freeman, Mackenzie Crook, Lucy Davis, Oliver Chris, Joel Beckett, Robin Hooper, Ben Bradshaw and others
Writers
Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant
Directors
Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant
Producer
Ash Atalla

Filmed in the style of a fly-on-the-wall documentary, The Office records the working day of manager David Brent and his staff.

Brent is the manager from hell; he is tactless, talentless, egotistical, prejudiced, cowardly and conniving - yet somehow thinks everyone loves him.

His long-suffering employees include the weasley Gareth, unlucky-in-love Tim, and the object of Tim's affections, receptionist Dawn.

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