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Watch a Promo for Ricky Gervais' New Show

June 23, 2011  |  3:20pm
Watch a Promo for Ricky Gervais' New Show

The original office funnyman Ricky Gervais is working on a new show called Life’s Too Short, and to promote it, the actor has released a new teaser that’s, uh, less than informative.

After having some trouble with a stagehand, Gervais introduces the show’s star, Warwick Davis, as well as co-writer Stephen Merchant. He also calls the faux-documentary show a “cross between The Office and Extras.” That’s pretty much all we get.

Luckily BBC had a little more to say, revealing that Davis, a dwarf who has acted in Harry Potter and Star Wars, will play a “fictional version of himself.” In the show, Davis creates a bogus talent agency for other dwarf actors in order to take the best jobs for himself.

Life’s Too Short will premiere on BBC Two later this year.

Watch the clip below:

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