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.

Christmas Specials, Episode 1 is repeated on Gold tomorrow at 10pm.

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

  1. 9th July via The Independent: An oral history of The Office
  2. 9th July via The Independent: Gervais clarifies comments on Office getting cancelled
  3. 8th July via Chortle: The Office gets a Polish makeover
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, Joel Beckett, Ben Bradshaw, Jamie Deeks, Jane Lucas 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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Soundtrack
Theme tune Handbags And Gladrags by Mike d'Abo. Arranged by Big George. David Brent's single arranged by Glyn Hughes.
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 9th July 2001 on BBC Two at 9:30pm
Last new broadcast
Saturday 27th December 2003 on BBC One at 9:50pm
Upcoming repeats
  1. Christmas Specials Episode 1: Tomorrow at 10pm on Gold
  2. Christmas Specials Episode 2: Friday 13th August at 10pm on Gold

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