Ricky Gervais to pilot learn English online show
Ricky Gervais is teaming up with Karl Pilkington for his next web-based show, Learn English With Ricky Gervais.
Though Gervais isn’t quite sure how the project is going to be distributed a pilot has already been edited and is ready for sub-titling.
Writing on his blog Gervais said: "I'm going to put out the first one free as a taster then work out the best way to distribute. Might charge a small fee or get it sponsored. Unlike the audio podcasts this actually costs quite a bit to make, but even if we charge it will still only be a couple of quid."
Gervais has produced some of his best work online, including a series of podcasts which helped launch both himself, Stephen Merchant and Karl Pilkington and ranked the number-one podcast in the world.
Gervais added: “I'm thinking of making a clean version of the pilot available for download so people can put their own subtitles on it and repost it. You can do a Klingon version if you want."
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