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.

Press Clippings

Best British TV shows of every year since 2000

A nation's taste in television tells you a lot about its state of mind.

Ed Power, The Independent, 4th December 2018

Definitive guide to British comedy since Fawlty Towers

The British are coming, and they want to invade your television. With ... laughter.

Devon Ivie, Vulture, 21st November 2018

Why the 'cringe com' reigns

Whether it's cult films or the mockumentary style perfected by The Office, why do we seek discomfort from our comedies?

Brian Logan, The Guardian, 12th November 2018

TV's 10 best love triangles

Including love triangles from Peep Show, The Office and Ever Decreasing Circles.

Julia Raeside, The Guardian, 29th May 2018

Why we love the comedy of failure

Failure, in short, is funny. And it's not simply a case of schadenfreude, either.

Mark Butler, i Newspaper, 10th April 2018

The Office to be remade in India

The BBC's popular mockumentary sitcom The Office is relocating to India.

The agreement with Applause Entertainment will mark the first time The Office has been commissioned in Asia, with India being the first country in the region to launch a local version of the show. The adaptation will adapt series one and two of the US version into one series of 28 episodes.

Kayley Rogers, BBC, 20th February 2018

The Office: 10 David Brents from around the world

Here are the 10 different incarnations of "friend first, boss second" David Brent from around the world.

Neil Smith, BBC, 20th February 2018

The Office: how the series two finale was a masterpiece

It's been 15 years since the original UK version of The Office came to an initial close with one of the most heartbreaking episodes in sitcom history.

Alex Nelson, i Newspaper, 2nd November 2017

Gallery: 20 politically incorrect 'modern' comedies

Here are 20 recent comedies that wouldn't have been green-lit today.

Ed Power, The Telegraph, 17th October 2017

Weirdest musical moments in British comedy

A selection of some of the strangest songs and musical moments in British comedy.

Anglonerd, 9th October 2017