The Office. David Brent (Ricky Gervais)
The Office

The Office (2001)

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two
  • 2001 - 2003
  • 14 episodes (2 series)

A BBC documentary team film the office of David Brent, manager from hell: he's tactless and talentless, yet somehow thinks everyone loves him. Stars Ricky Gervais, Martin Freeman, Mackenzie Crook, Lucy Davis, Joel Beckett and more.

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Series 2, Episode 2

Staff appraisals cue secret confessions - Tim still harbours dreams of returning to university to study psychology, while Dawn reveals she always wanted to be a children's illustrator. Keith on the other hand reveals only the immense vacuity of his mind.

Broadcast details

Monday 7th October 2002
30 minutes


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Cast & crew

Ricky Gervais David Brent
Martin Freeman Tim Canterbury
Mackenzie Crook Gareth Keenan
Lucy Davis Dawn Tinsley
Joel Beckett Lee
Ben Bradshaw Ben
Jamie Deeks Jamie
Jane Lucas Sheila
Ewen MacIntosh (as Ewan MacIntosh) Keith Bishop
Emma Manton Emma
Alexander Perkins Ralph
Phillip Pickard Phillip
Patrick Baladi Neil Godwin
Stacey Roca Rachel
Julie Fernandez Brenda
Rachel Isaac Trudy
Howard Saddler Oliver
Patrick Driver Patrick
Anthony MacMurray (as Tony MacMurray) Tony
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
Tracey Gillham Casting Director
Rachel Freck Casting Director
Sarah Tiffin (as Sarah Higbid) Costume Designer
Andy Hollis Director of Photography
Lucy Cain Make-up Designer
Steve Roberts 1st Assistant Director

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