Ricky Gervais turns down US 'Office'

Ricky Gervais turned down the chance to play the boss in the US version of his hit show, The Office.

He made a cameo in the American show, but said it wouldn't have been right to do the whole programme.

The actor says when he made it, it was a document of what it was like to be in an English office - and that an American version should be made by Americans

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