David Brent returns in ‘Life On The Road’ Office follow-up

David Brent: Back on the Road will hit the cinemas August 19 Picture: Facebook

David Brent: Back on the Road will hit the cinemas August 19 Picture: Facebook

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David Brent is back - and this time, he’s on the road.

This summer, David Brent (Ricky Gervais) will make his highly anticipated big screen debut in Life On The Open Road.

The film catches up with Brent 12 years on from the BBC mockumentary ‘The Office’ to find he is now a travelling salesman with Lavichem, a cleaning and ladies’ personal hygiene products company. However, he hasn’t given up on his dream of rock stardom and is about to embark on a self-financed UK tour with his band, ‘Foregone Conclusion’.

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Assembling a group of session musicians who are just in it for the money, and talented rapper Dom (Ben Bailey Smith) in an attempt to gain street cred, Brent cashes in his pensions and takes unpaid leave in a bid to turn his dream into reality. Get ready to join David Brent on the road as he takes one last shot at fame and fortune.

The film is written, directed by and stars Ricky Gervais, with original music and lyrics by Gervais, musical arrangement by Andy Burrows (Razorlight, We Are Scientists) and raps by Ben Bailey Smith and will be released in cinemas on August 19.

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