Ricky Gervais writes, directs and stars in this comedy drama about a group of people on society's margins. Derek works in a retirement home with his landlord Dougie. He adores animals, Rolf Harris and TV, but his main hobby is autograph-hunting. With Kerry Godliman and Karl Pilkington in his debut acting role.

Episode Info

Prev: 2x07 -- The Special (Dec/22/2014)

Broadhill prepares to host the wedding of the year. Kev's behaviour proves too much for Hannah. Vicky is ready to fill in for Hannah, as Derek tries to hold the place together.

David EarlDavid Earl
As Kevin "Kev" Twine
Joan LinderJoan Linder
As Joan
Karl PilkingtonKarl Pilkington
As Dougie
Kay NooneKay Noone
As Lizzie
Kerry GodlimanKerry Godliman
As Hannah
Ricky GervaisRicky Gervais
As Derek Noakes
Ruth BrattRuth Bratt
As Mary

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Reviews: 10
it stopsRating: 7 likes, 1 dislikes

When it stops airing the world will be better for it.
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Review posted on Monday, June 9th 2014 at 7:56 am


Reviews: 23
Unique...Rating: 3 likes, 3 dislikes

Just happened upon this on Netflix and was pleasantly surprised. Was expecting a comedy but instead found this to be a touching drama with some laughs sprinkled in here and there. Read more

Review posted on Sunday, May 4th 2014 at 9:03 pm


Reviews: 1
DerekRating: 3 likes, 8 dislikes

I was pleasantly surprised by "Derek", I would never have expecter something like this from Ricky Gervais. I loved some of his previous work (Extras, Life's Too Short, The Office), but his stand-up routine (apart from Animals) was just not my cup of tea. He can be a bit over the top. Read more

Review posted on Saturday, March 9th 2013 at 11:42 am

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Producer: Charlie Hanson
Series Director: Ricky Gervais
Writer: Ricky Gervais

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