Although he wasn’t the god he is now, Ricky Gervais was already a comedy superstar in 2008, which is why the folks at the Paley Center for Media in New York City arranged with him an hour-long chat– and because he was hot on the heels of his stand-up special Ricky Gervais: Out of England. Throughout the exchange between the British comedian, writer, producer and creator of the original Office (among many other things) and Time.com editor Josh Tyrangiel, much ground is covered: how Gervais works with writing and producing partner Stephen Merchant, the origin of The Office and so much more. The interview closes with Gervais fielding questions from the audience.
This interview was just made available by the Reserve Channel, a YouTube destination with more than 100 hours of content featuring some of the most iconic figures in entertainment. So sit back and enjoy some amazing insight from one of the world’s most important voices in comedy.
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