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Derek  is a TV series written by, produced by, directed by, and starring Ricky Gervais. There have been two series. It’s set in an old people’s home and is shot in the style of  976 more words

Retro Podcast - The Ricky Gervais Show

Ricky Gervais and Stephan Merchant met Karl when they made their epic return to XFM and were given Pilkington as their producer. Originally, Karl used to just solely produce their show only participating now and again when Ricky would ask him a view on something. 522 more words


An Idiot Abroad

An Idiot Abroad (2010-2013) is Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant’s TV show starring their friend and former radio producer Karl Pilkington. Pilkington is not an actor or comedian but is nevertheless found (somewhat unwillingly) hosting a travel show. 1,477 more words

My inspirational reads

So now for some honesty! It is Karl Pilkington that I truly have to thank for going through with my travels…

(pause for “WTF?!”)

I watched the idiot abroad series earlier this year. 166 more words

Hiking to the Monastery

After the Treasury, the second most famous structure in Petra is the Monastery.  The Monastery, or al-Deir in Arabic, is inaccurately named – it was likely a temple.   389 more words


Quote of the Day

“Who’s the mental one here? Is it me or everyone else?”

Karl Pilkington in The Moaning of Life