Ricky Gervais Tickets
Known for drawing the ire of the Hollywood elite at the 68th Golden Globe Awards, Ricky Gervais says what’s on everyone’s mind. An accomplished actor, comedian, singer, director, and producer, Gervais became a household name as David Brent in The Office. He has also acted in a variety of Hollywood movies including Muppets Most Wanted and Ghost Town. For his contributions to television and comedy, Gervais was named third most influential person in British culture. He also won numerous awards, including British Comedy Awards and BAFTA Awards. He will soon be in the US to perform live for his American fans. If you’re one of them then get your Ricky Gervais tickets now.
If you can't joke about the most horrendous things in the world, what's the point of jokes? What's the point in having humor? Humor is to get us over terrible things - Ricky Gervais
Ricky Gervais - The Musician
Ricky Gervais started off as a musician. While he was still at University College London (UCL), he formed a band Seona Dancing with his college friend. A new wave pop band, Seona Dancing signed a record deal with London Records. Despite releasing two singles, the duo failed to make a mark. One of their singles More to Lose however made it big in the Philippines. Gervais has also worked as the manager for Suede, an alternative rock band.
Ricky Gervais on Radio Waves
After his musical career didn’t take off, Gervais took to radio. He worked as an assistant events manager for the University of London Union (ULU). He later took up a job at Xfm, an alternative radio station. He became a regular contributor to Mary Ann Hobbs’ Radio 1 show. However, the radio station was bought by the Capital Radio group and Gervais’s had to leave.
On the Small Screen
Ricky Gervais was noticed on television in 1988, when Channel 4’s Comedy Lab first aired. His mainstream success came with The 11 O’Clock Show in 1999. His character became infamous for spewing expletives and politically incorrect statements. In 2001, Gervais co-wrote his own comedy show on Channel 4 called Meet Ricky Gervais. The show bombed and since then Gervais has himself made fun of the show.
Ricky Gervais in The Office
In 2001, The Office, a British mockumentary sitcom, was first aired on British television. A six-episode series, it failed to make any major impact initially. However, the television network took the time between its first and second season to promote The Office. The strategy worked and the series won the prestigious Golden Globes. The success of The Office also made Gervais a household name in the US.
Ricky Gervais’s Extras
A British sitcom on extras in films, television and theatre, Extras debuted on BBC in 2005. Gervais’s character was of Andy Millman, an extra. The series and Gervais’s character were such a huge hit that he won Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series.
Ricky Gervais’s Life’s Too Short
Life’s Too Short began airing on BBC Two in 2011. Gervais described it as a cross between Extras and The Office. In the US, it was aired on HBO in 2012.
On the Silver Screen
In addition to television, Ricky Gervais has appeared in a variety of movies. These included Stardust, Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, For Your Consideration, Valiant and many others.
Number-one Podcast in the world
Gervais’s career took another turn when he started free weekly podcasts. The Ricky Gervais Show became a huge hit especially for a month in 2006 that it was the number-one podcast in the world. In 2007, Guinness World Record listed The Ricky Gervais Show for most downloads. Gervais appeared on these podcasts alongside Stephen Merchant and Karl Pilkington. These podcasts would later go into making of The Ricky Gervais Show. The show made its debut in the US as an animated TV show. It aired on HBO in February 2010. The Ricky Gervais Show was a huge success in the US and continued for three seasons.
The Other Ricky Gervais
When he is not working, Gervais is advocating for gay rights and raising money for a variety of charities. He is a staunch atheist and humanist, who is a patron of the British Humanist Association. He is also a big fan of David Bowie and Lou Reed.
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Ricky Gervais Tickets Prices
Currently the average price for Ricky Gervais tickets is $193. The date and location for this event is 30-Jan-18 at Queen Elizabeth Theatre - Vancouver, Vancouver. The minimum get-in price for Ricky Gervais tickets is $73.
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