The Office is set for a revival

The Office is surely one of the most successful sitcoms over the past 20 years. Having come to life with the Golden Globe-winning British series, created and overseen by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, it then proved – eventually – a spectacular success when NBC took it to America. The show ran for nine seasons … >

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How The Office changed the British Sitcom

It was 16 years ago this month that The Office debuted on UK screens, and it remains to this day a high watermark of British comedy. It’s perhaps the only 21st Century sitcom that can rival the stalwart classics of Blackadder and Fawlty Towers et al in terms of its lasting impact on UK popular … >

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Life in television: A larger than life reflection

Ever wonder why some of the most popular television shows mirror some of the most mundane things about real life? While there are plenty of well-loved shows that couldn’t be farther from a regular old day, like Doctor Who or Red Dwarf, many of us could watch (and re-watch) a show that could be a … >

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Conference training and what you need to know

This infographic will take you through exactly what you need to know how training courses can benefit your company. A fantastic way to improve the capability in the workplace is to provide training courses. The benefits for both your company and your employee’s include, a big improvement of standards and quality of work, planning out … >

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13 British TV comedies that became movies, rated from best to worst

Absolutely Fabulous and The Office are the latest British sitcoms to have made the move from TV to film, with Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie and David Brent: Life on the Road arriving in cinemas this summer. Adapting a British TV comedy for the big screen is something that’s been done many times before… with varying degrees … >

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Ricky Gervais begins filming David Brent movie

Production has commenced on Ricky Gervais’ new movie based on The Office character David Brent. David Brent: Life on the Road was announced earlier this year and will be filming in and around London and Slough for the next five weeks, reports Den of Geek. Created by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, The Office ran … >

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‘Detectorists’ cast begin filming Season 2

Mackenzie Crook and Toby Jones have started shooting the new season of BBC Four’s comedy Detectorists. Written and directed by Crook, six new episodes and a one-off Christmas special will be filmed in Suffolk, Essex and London this summer. Detectorists launched last October and follows the relationship between two friends who share a passion for … >

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