The Ricky Gervais Show is a podcast starring Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant, and Karl Pilkington. The show started in November 2001 on Xfm, and aired in weekly periods for months at a time throughout 2002, 2003, 2004, and mid-2005. In November 2005, Guardian Unlimited offered the show as a podcast series of 12 shows.
Most will know Ricky Gervais and Steve Merchant from the hit series The Office. However a cult figure has been born with Karl Pilkington, a producer at XFM who did many radio shows with Steve and Ricky while at XFM, he has now quit.
BBC Radio 5 live - Now We're Talking Online, on digital TV, DAB digital radio and on 909/693AM BBC Radio 5 live is the BBC's radio service providing live BBC News, phone-ins, and sports commentaries. It is the principal radio station covering sport in the United Kingdom, broadcasting virtually all major sports events staged in the UK or involving British competitors.
Over the last ten years, Bill has established himself as one of the finest working comedians in the country. From appearing on Conan O'Brien or Showtime at the Apollo, his style of comedy is able to connect with the audience.
Ricky Gervais & Stephen Merchant are hosts of radio broadcast "The Ricky Gervais Show", which ran from November 2001 - July 2005. The series continued afterwards although available as a weekly podcast. Ricky and Steve are joined by "producer" Karl Pilkington on most shows (except a small percentage where he was on holiday or ill).
guardian.co.uk is the internet presence for the British-based newspaper the Guardian. It produces a number of weekly podcasts, covering Politics, Sport, Media, Current Affairs, Food and other subjects. www.guardian.co.uk/audio
Alan Gordon Partridge is a fictional character portrayed by English comedian Steve Coogan. Two radio, three television and one Youtube series – as well as several TV and radio specials, plus appearances on BBC's Comic Relief – have tracked this spoof television and radio presenter through his career.
Karl Pilkington (born September 16, 1972 in Manchester, England) is a non-fictional English radio producer previously best known for producing The Ricky Gervais Show on the radio station Xfm. After leaving Xfm, Pilkington has reached an international audience through his appearances with Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant on The Ricky Gervais Show podcast.
Doug Stanhope (born March 25, 1967) is an American stand-up comedian. Stanhope's career began in 1990 in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was the host of Comedy Central's The Man Show for its two final seasons and has appeared on ABC's The View. He has also produced and starred in "Invasion of the Hidden Cameras" (a project for the Fox Broadcasting network).