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Gervais and Merchant reveal Life's Too Short

Cemetery Junction

Story by Jack Foley

RICKY Gervais and Stephen Merchant will be returning to TV to make a new programme based on the life of a showbiz dwarf.

Speaking ahead of the release of their new movie, Cemetery Junction, the talented duo said: “The next thing we’re doing is shooting a pilot called Life’s Too Short at the end of June, which is the next thing we’re writing and directing for TV – probably HBO and the BBC again.

“It’s about the life of a showbiz dwarf, played by Warwick Davis, and it’s a Curb Your Enthusiasm meets One Foot In The Grave meets Extras… with a dwarf!”

Cemetery Junction, their coming-of-age movie set in 1970s Reading, is now on general release in cinemas.

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