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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 5

It's Comic Relief Day, and the office is awash with wackiness. All 19 stone of Keith is squeezed into a bright yellow Ali G costume, Sheila has become Wonder Woman and Gareth is hopping on one leg.

Further details

The day climaxes when Neil and Rachel stage a truly impressive dance sequence from Saturday Night Fever in the reception area. Naturally, David is desperate to outdo them...

Broadcast details

Monday 28th October 2002
30 minutes

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
Guest cast
Stirling Gallacher Jennifer
Ralph Ineson Finchy
Hugh Parker Photographer
Bruce Mackinnon Jimmy the Perv
Stephen Merchant The Oggmonster
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
Carol Fletcher Choreographer
Steve Roberts 1st Assistant Director

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