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 5 - New Girl

David interviews for a new secretary (despite having been told to downsize) and chooses blonde Karen. His efforts to impress end spectacularly badly when he accidentally headbutts her. Meanwhile Donna's late arrival at work inevitably sparks the rumour that she is sleeping with a colleague.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 13th August 2001
Time
9:30pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Ricky Gervais David Brent
    Martin Freeman Tim Canterbury
    Mackenzie Crook Gareth Keenan
    Lucy Davis Dawn Tinsley
    Oliver Chris Ricky
    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
    Ralph Ineson Finchy
    Nicola Cotter Karen
    Robin Ince Stuart
    Ellen Collier Blonde Office Worker
    Kiki Kendrick (as Kiki Kendrik) Jackie
    Tiffany Stevenson (as Tiffany Stevenson-Oake) Lorna
    Writing team
    Ricky Gervais Writer
    Stephen Merchant Writer
    Production team
    Ricky Gervais Director
    Stephen Merchant Director
    Ash Atalla Producer
    Anil Gupta Executive Producer
    Jon Plowman Executive Producer
    Nigel Williams Editor
    Julie Harris Production Designer

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