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Ricky Gervais generally has reliable comic timing. On this show, which Gervais created, writes and directs, he also plays the lead role of Tony Johnson, a widower still mourning his wife, Lisa Kerry Godliman , who died of breast cancer. I think the answer is yes.
By Peter White. Ricky Gervais has struck an overall deal with Netflix as the streamer brings back comedy After Life for a third season. The Office creator will develop new scripted projects for the digital platform as well as stand-up specials as part of the multi-year deal. Set in the small, fictitious town of Tambury, the comedy-drama series follows Tony Gervais , a writer for the local newspaper whose life is upended after his wife dies from cancer.
After Life is a British black comedy - drama streaming television series created, written, produced and directed by Ricky Gervais , who is also the star. It premiered on 8 March on Netflix. The second series premiered on 24 April On 6 May , Netflix and Gervais reached a new multi-project deal which included the renewal of After Life for a third series. After Life follows Tony, whose life is turned upside down after his wife dies from breast cancer.