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 4 is repeated on Gold today at 10:20pm.

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Is It Legal?

Solicitors Lotus, Spackman & Phelps is staffed by an almost entirely inept, but nevertheless well-meaning team - success is not their strongest point.


Nice Day At The Office

Office sitcom starring Timothy Spall, John Sessions and David Haig as put-upon and frustrated employees of a large company.



Bittersweet comedy drama written by and starring Ricky Gervais as a worker in a retirement home.



Anglo-American sitcom about a British couple who try to recreate their UK sitcom hit for American audiences with disastrous results.


You, Me And The Apocalypse

Comedy thriller depicting the end of the world from the point-of-view of a group of characters from Slough, New Mexico and the Vatican.


Life's Too Short

Mockumentary series about the life of dwarf actor Warwick Davis, written by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant.


Personal Affairs

Five-part comedy drama following the fortunes of four personal assistants in the City of London. A mystery and dark secrets feature at the heart.


Office Gossip

Sitcom set in the office of a toy company, where Jo and Simon (Pauline Quirke and Neil Stuke) are PAs to incompetent and demanding bosses respectively.


Getting On

Comedy drama which follows the daily lives of nurses as they go about their routine tasks in an NHS hospital.



E4 sitcom set in a mobile phone shop. It follows a disfunctional sales team of five at home and at work as they try to reach big sales targets.


The Persuasionists

Sitcom about the flaky, shaky, fakey 'creatives' who work in the advertising industry, trying to persuade you to buy things you don't want.


The IT Crowd

Sitcom set in a computer support department. The staff are IT geeks Roy and Moss, and their boss Jen, who knows nothing about computers.


Monday Monday

A ITV1 comedy drama about a group of workers at the head office of a supermarket chain who rise to the challenge of relocating to Leeds.