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Network: Channel 4 (United Kingdom)
Premiered: 30.January.2013
Status: Ended

An Award-winning bittersweet comedy-drama about a group of outsiders living on society's margins, Derek centers around Derek Noakes (a tender, innocent man whose love for his job at a retirement home shines through. Derek cares deeply for the home's residents, because they are kind and funny and tell him stories of what life used to be like. Working alongside Derek is Dougie his landlord who is one of life's unlucky individuals; Kev a loveable train wreck; and Hannah a care worker in the home and Derek's best friend. She is smart, witty and hardworking, but unlucky in love, and, like Derek, always puts other people first.

CAST:
Hannah - Kerry Godliman
Kevin "Kev" Twine - David Earl
Derek Noakes - Ricky Gervais
Arthur - Arthur Nightingale
Jack - Tim Barlow
Dougie - Karl Pilkington
Tom - Brett Goldstein
Lizzie - Kay Noone
Vikky - Holli Dempsey
Mary - Ruth Bratt
Deon - Ben Bailey Smith
Elsie - Vilma Hollingbery
Joan - Joan Linder