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Extras [25/08/2005]

Synopsis
Comedy drama series about extras in film, television and theatre. Andy and Maggie are working on a production of Shakespeare’s The Tempest alongside Patrick Stewart, the episode opening with Stewart performing Prospero’s final speech. Eager to get his sitcom script noticed, Andy (Gervais) gives a copy to Stewart, who tells him about his own script for a lewd film in which he will star. Stewart agrees to circulate the script.
Series
Extras
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
25 Aug 2005 at 21:00 (Channel: BBC2)
Duration
30 mins

Credits

Director
Ricky Gervais; Stephen Merchant
Producer
Charlie Hanson
Writer
Ricky Gervais; Stephen Merchant
Cast
Patrick StewartProspero
Ashley JensenMaggie Jacobs
Ricky GervaisAndy Millman

Additional Details

Production type
Sitcoms/Variety
Plays
Tempest, The
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
1st series, episode 6. Available on DVD as EXTRAS-SERIES 1

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Name

HBO Films

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

Web
http://www.bfi.org.uk/archive-collections/searching-access-collections/research-viewing-services External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7255 1444
Fax
020 7436 0165
Address
21 Stephen Street
London
W1T 1LN
Name

Learning on Screen Off-Air Recording Back-up Service

Email
services@bufvc.ac.uk
Web
http://bufvc.ac.uk/tvandradio/offair External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7393 1514
Fax
020 7393 1555
Address
For Learning on Screen Members only
77 Wells Street
London
W1T 3QJ

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Retail outlets

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