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Latest 19 Oct 2020 | Updated Daily

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Ricky Gervais Refuses to ‘Shut Up’

The Last Laugh

Ricky Gervais joins this week’s show from home in London to talk about his darkly funny and surprisingly moving Netflix series ‘After Life,’ which just got picked up for a third season. The comedian explains how he ended up creating a show about grief and shares his strong opinions about political correctness in comedy, free speech and cancel culture. Plus, Ricky looks back at his most controversial Golden Globes jokes and reveals what it was like to work with the late David Bowie on ‘Extras,’ Larry David on ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ and a lot more.  Twitter: @rickygervais and @mattwilstein | Instagram: @rickygervais and @lastlaughpodHighlights from this episode and others at The Daily Beast.Go to ratethispodcast.com/laugh to leave us a rating and review.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


3 Jun 2020

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Episode 192: Ricky Gervais On The Music Of After Life In Lockdown!

Soundtracking with Edith Bowman

Our guest on this latest lockdown episode of Soundtracking requires very little introduction. We all know what a talented chap Ricky Gervais is - whether writing, acting or directing.  And he's put all of these skills to good use for After Life, now in its second season on Netflix. For those of you who don't know, After Life tells the story of Tony, whose world is turned upside down after his wife dies from breast cancer, and features a brilliant ensemble cast including Ashley Jensen, Penelope Wilton, Jo Hartley and Joe Wilkinson. The music is pitch-perfect and wide-ranging too, from the needle-drops to Andy Burrows' score. Expect music from Hammock, Lionel Richie, The Carpenters, David Bowie and Bill Withers!

1hr 2mins

1 May 2020

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MINI: Ricky Gervais Interview

The Christian O’Connell Show

With the release of the new season of Afterlife, Ricky and Christian connected from across the globe to chat about isolation, the new show, talking about grief, and what audiences are after


30 Apr 2020

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Happy Place

Fearne dials in to discover Ricky Gervais is living the dream: one that involves pasta, red wine and talking about the new series of After Life on Netflix.Also on the agenda are Ricky's thoughts about criticism, controversy and Fearne's duvet studio.This series of Happy Place is supported by Happiful - to discover their magazine or if you're looking for online counselling support in your area, head to happiful.com/happyplace See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


27 Apr 2020

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#129 God vs Atheism with Ricky Gervais

Under The Skin with Russell Brand

This week’s guest on Under The Skin is Ricky Gervais.  Ricky Gervais is one of the greatest comedy stars the world has ever known. He’s the creator of ‘Extras’ and ‘The Office’, and is a genius up there with Chaplin, Cleese and Coogan. This is a fantastic episode, a brilliant conversation covering God, atheism, animals, love and class. It was a real privilege to speak to him. Season 2 of Ricky’s new show, ‘After Life’ is streaming now on Netflix.

1hr 11mins

25 Apr 2020

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Ricky joins Nihal to talk about series 2 of AfterLife. Warning: contains strong language.


23 Apr 2020

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Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend

Comedian, actor, writer, producer Ricky Gervais feels strangely underwhelmed about being Conan O’Brien’s friend. Ricky sits down with Conan to discuss getting a laugh out of the worst of humanity, the upcoming season of his Netflix show After Life, and finding out his heroes are just regular people. Plus, Conan shares what he’s learned about tech in the days of quarantine. Got a question for Conan? Call our voicemail: (323) 451-2821.For Conan videos, tour dates and more visit TeamCoco.com.

1hr 2mins

20 Apr 2020

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#163 — Ricky Gervais

Making Sense with Sam Harris

In this episode of the podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Ricky Gervais. They discuss fame, the effect of social media, the changing state of comedy, offensive jokes, Louis CK, political hypocrisy, Brexit and Trump, the state of journalism, and other topics. SUBSCRIBE to listen to the rest of this episode and gain access to all full-length episodes of the podcast at samharris.org/subscribe.


12 Jul 2019

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The Origins Podcast with Lawrence Krauss

In this episode, Lawrence talks with actor, writer and comedian, Ricky Gervais about the science of comedy, the comedy of religion, and the religion of free speech. He also gets a mind-bending, personal science lesson from Lawrence. See the exclusive, full HD videos of all episodes at www.patreon.com/originspodcast immediately upon their release. Twitter: @TheOriginsPod Instagram: @TheOriginsPod Facebook: @TheOriginsPod Website: https://theoriginspodcast.com Get full access to Critical Mass at lawrencekrauss.substack.com/subscribe

1hr 32mins

18 Jun 2019

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Ricky Gervais talks After Life (and why people need to toughen up)

The Awardist

EW’s Henry Goldblatt, Lynette Rice, and Kristen Baldwin explore the competitive categories of Outstanding Leading and Supporting Actors in a Comedy. Plus ‘After Life’ star and creator Ricky Gervais talks about his sweet and funny Netflix comedy, and shares his thoughts on why people are so easily offended these days. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


4 Jun 2019