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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.

Series 1, Episode 3 - The Quiz

It is Tim's 30th birthday - he receives a card from Dawn and an unusual inflatable gift from Lee. More importantly, however, it's Wernham Hogg quiz night and there are reputations to be made. Gareth comperes the Quiz Night and the questions reflect his personal interests - namely war and weapon specifications.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 23rd July 2001
Time
9:30pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

  1. Sunday 30th August 2009 at 22.10
  2. Monday 18th March 2013 at 23.00 on Gold
  3. Saturday 8th June 2013 at 22.00 on Gold
  4. Sunday 9th June 2013 at 00.40 on Gold
  5. Sunday 22nd September 2013 at 21.00 on Gold
  6. Monday 23rd September 2013 at 00.20 on Gold
  7. Saturday 1st February 2014 at 22.20 on Gold
  8. Wednesday 25th June 2014 at 23.00 on Gold
  9. Thursday 26th June 2014 at 02.00 on Gold
  10. Monday 15th September 2014 at 22.00 on Gold
  11. Tuesday 16th September 2014 at 01.45 on Gold
  12. Saturday 10th January 2015 at 22.20 on Gold
  13. Friday 10th July 2015 at 23.00 on Gold
  14. Saturday 11th July 2015 at 02.00 on Gold
  15. Saturday 26th September 2015 at 21.00 on Gold
  16. Sunday 27th September 2015 at 00.55 on Gold
  17. Sunday 24th January 2016 at 22.20 on Gold
  18. Saturday 30th April 2016 at 22.20 on Gold
  19. Sunday 12th June 2016 at 22.25 on Gold

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Ricky Gervais David Brent (Office Manager)
Martin Freeman Tim Canterbury (Sales Representative)
Mackenzie Crook Gareth Keenan
Lucy Davis Dawn Tinsley (Receptionist)
Oliver Chris Ricky
Joel Beckett Lee
Robin Hooper Malcolm
Ben Bradshaw Ben
Angela Clerkin Jackie
Jamie Deeks Jamie
Jane Lucas Sheila
Ewen MacIntosh (as Ewan MacIntosh) Keith Bishop
Emma Manton Emma
Alexander Perkins Ralph
Phillip Pickard Phillip
Sally Bretton Donna
Guest cast
Yvonne D'Alpra Joan
Ralph Ineson Finchy
Writing team
Ricky Gervais Writer
Stephen Merchant Writer
Production team
Ricky Gervais Director
Stephen Merchant Director
Ash Atalla Producer
Anil Gupta Exec Producer
Jon Plowman Exec Producer
Julie Harris Production Designer
Nigel Williams Editor

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