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Fighting With My Family wraps


Principal photography has finished on Fighting With My Family, a new feature film written and directed by Stephen.

This true-life story is about a family of Norwich wrestlers, starring Florence Pugh and Jack Lowden, alongside Nick Frost, Lena Headey, Vince Vaughn and Dwayne Johnson. 

Table 19 in cinemas now!


Table 19 - Stephen Merchant and Anna Kendrick

What are Annas’ favourite things about me?

Fighting With My Family


Hi All,

Apologies for the radio silence. I've just gone into production on my new film, Fighting With My Family. Find out more below.

Musings Archives


Zembla Magazine 2003

I swear too much. I have a decent vocabulary but my potty mouth never ceases to shock me...


The award-winning co-creator of The Office chooses his five favourite films

Total Film 2010

People think Hollywood award ceremonies are glamorous. But let me tell you, not if you attend them with Ricky Gervais, they ain't

Sibling ribaldry

When the movie work began to dry up, Groucho Marx found a new lease of life as the host of a radio quiz show, You Bet Your Life.

After Hours

The movies we adore - and you should, too.

Journalists - lazy, lying scandalmongers, all of them. So yes, I'd love to be one for a day

If we walked into our GP's surgery having found a strange lump, we wouldn't be happy if the doctor said, 'Sit down while I Google it'

An Englishman Abroad

On holidays in Devon, he packs wet wipes in his money belt and always falls ill - so how will comedian Stephen Merchant cope in Vietnam and