Episode 1
In which Andy and Maggie are extras
in a film directed by Ben Stiller
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Episode 2
Ross Kemp is keen to impress Andy
with his hard-man image while Maggie has
a romantic evening on the sofa
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Episode 3
Andy pretends there's a God and gets
a date while Maggie takes lessons on phone filth
from a wimple-wearing Kate Winslet
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Episode 4
Andy gives Les Dennis a helping hand
on the comeback trail while Maggie
gets reaquainted with old friend
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Episode 5
Andy makes a new friend and
Maggie tries hard to do the same
while impressing Samuel L Jackson with
her cultural knowledge
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Episode 6
Patrick Stewart gives Andy a break at the BBC
while Maggie puts ger foot in it before
pulling her thumb out shortly after.
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Extras will return with a new series in a while.
In the meantime the first series will be available in the UK on DVD from October 31st and begins its run on HBO in the US Sunday 25 September.

Pre-order Extras Series 1 at amazon.co.uk

21.07.05 First episode of Extras goes out tonight at 9pm

16.06.05 A series of photo galleries with exclusive shots from the set.  
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14.06.05 First teaser trailers are online here and here

14.05.05 New photo gallery online - here There'll be another photo gallery soon.

10.05.05 Watch the official BBC trailer here.

05.05.05 Read the BBC's official press release here.

22.04.05 Exclusive webcast
Ricky's filmed a special introduction from the set which is avaialable exclusively on this site here.

read previous Extras updates here

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What is it?
A new six-part comedy series set in the world of film and television and focussed in particular on the mundane tedium of life as a supporting artist.

Who are the writers?
Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant who wrote and directed The Office together

Will Ricky and Steve direct Extras?

Who are the main charcters?
Ricky will play Andy Millman a jobbing extra with aspirations. Newcomer Ashley Jensen plays Andy's best chum Maggie, also a struggling artiste. Stephen Merchant will play Andy's agent

Where will it be set?
The episodes will follow Andy and Maggie as they go from job to job so the locations will change accordingly.

When will it be on TV?
Starts July 21st at 9pm on BBC2

An introduction to the key cast members.

Ricky's lined up an impressive array of
guest stars to appear as themselves.