After a 10 year break, Slough’s most famous salesman David Brent – played by Ricky Gervais in The Office – will be back on our screens on Friday 15th March with a Red Nose Day special – The Office Revisited.
This time employing his talents as a music producer, the legendary office boss is looking to launch the career of young urban artist Dom Johnson, whilst vicariously pursuing his own dream of making it big in the music industry.
Not wanting to miss a beat, Brent appoints himself manager, producer, and agent as he tries to worm his way back into rock and roll. Fans of The Office will be excited to know that the whole of ‘The Serpent who guards the gates of Hell’ will be shown during this special episode along with an amazing Brent self-funded video ‘Equality Street’.
Gervais said: "I had an absolute blast bringing back my old friend David Brent. And of course, as a failed pop star myself, my favourite bit about the whole experience was having an excuse to “go and get the guitar” and actually write the songs I mentioned in The Office. The really funny thing is, that while I was at it, I wrote three more brand new songs too. So if Comic Relief is around in another 10 years you might get to hear those as well. Biddly Bong!"
A star-studded line-up of the nation’s favourite comedians will be doing something funny for money as Red Nose Day celebrates its 25th anniversary with a fantastic evening of unmissable TV: Comic Relief – Funny for Money.
A stellar line up of presenters – Michael McIntyre, Rob Brydon, John Bishop, Zoe Ball, Lenny Henry, Davina McCall, Jack Whitehall, Nick Grimshaw, Jonathan Ross, Dermot O'Leary, Claudia Winkleman, Alan Carr, David Walliams and Russell Brand – will entertain from start to finish, with original sketches from the stars of the comedy firmament promising to keep the nation roaring with laughter. Don’t miss it.