‘After Life’: Trailer Lands For 3rd & Final Season Of Ricky Gervais’ Utterly Brilliant Series, Premiering January On Netflix

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04 Jan 22

Netflix has released a trailer for the 3rd and final season of Ricky Gervais’ hilarious and heartbreaking critically-acclaimed series After Life, which premieres this January on the streaming service.

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. In Season 1, Tony contemplated taking his own life, he decided instead to live long enough to punish the world by saying and doing whatever he likes from now on – not caring about himself or anyone else – but it turned out to be tricky when everyone is trying to save the nice guy they used to know.

Season 2 saw Tony, who is still struggling with immense grief for his wife, trying to become a better friend to those around him. Each grappling with their own problems and only to be intensified by the looming threat of the local newspaper being shut down.

As we head into Season 3, Tony is still desperately mourning the loss of his wife, Lisa, wondering if he with ever truly embrace the future if he can’t let go of the past. He soon starts to realise that making other people feel good is what can give him hope and a reason to live. After all, every end is a new beginning.

Alongside Gervais, the series stars Penelope Wilton (‘Downton Abbey’, ‘Doctor Who’), Ashley Jensen (‘Extras’), Tom Basden (‘Plebs’, ‘David Brent: Life On The Road’), Tony Way (‘Edge of Tomorrow’), David Earl (‘Cemetery Junction’, ‘Derek’), Joe Wilkinson (‘Him and Her’), Kerry Godliman (‘Derek’), Jo Hartley (‘In My Skin’), Diane Morgan (‘David Brent: Life On The Road’), David Bradley (‘The Harry Potter series’, ‘Game of Thrones’), Peter Egan (‘Downton Abbey’), Ethan Lawrence (‘Bad Education’), Colin Hoult (‘Almost Never’) and Michelle Greenidge (‘It’s A Sin’). Kath Hughes (‘The Join of Missing Out’), joins as the new intern, Coleen.

On top of that stellar cast, this season also features guest stars such as Tim Key, Dave Hill, Wendy Albiston, Ricky Grover, Ben Hull, Cole Anderson-James and Kate Robbins.

‘After Life’ is a Netflix original series from Derek Productions. The series is created, written and directed by Ricky Gervais. Ricky Gervais and Duncan Hayes are executive producers.

After Life‘ Season 3 premieres Friday, 14th January 2022 on Netflix UK and globally.