Stephen Merchant Preview

Friday, March 02, 2012 - 11:20 AM

Life's Too Short, HBO Life's Too Short, HBO (Ray Burmiston)

Chatter from America launches in April but the Chatter team is already hard at work.  Producer Femi Oke dropped into the morning news show, The Takeaway with a podcast preview featuring comedy writer Stephen Merchant.

Merchant with his writing partner Ricky Gervais have created a string of television hits, including “The Office” and “Extras”.  His latest HBO series "Life's too Short" is about the misadventures of a dwarf.  Listen in to find out how Stephen Merchant turns this unlikely scenario into humor. 


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