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Programme: The Office
Broadcast:
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Starring:
Written by: Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant
Directed by: Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant
Production:
Synopsis: "The Office", filmed in the style of a 'fly-on-the-wall documentary' records the working day of manager David Brent and his staff. Brent is the manager from hell, he is tactless, talentless, egotistical, prejudiced, cowardly and conniving yet somehow thinks everyone loves him. At the end of series two he is turfed out of his job and becomes a travelling salesman; he returns to the paper merchants for the Christmas party however.
BSG Review:

We are in no doubt that "The Office", winner of three BATFAs in three years will be considered a classic British sitcom in a few years from now (in fact it already is being talked about in such a way). It's certainly memorable and funny, something quite rare for a modern sitcom.

Now the final ever episode has been shown and Gervais has wisely announced there are to be no more (thus cleverly avoiding damaging it's reputation) attention has turned to the American re-make and Gervais' new sitcom, " Extras ".


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