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Elisa, BBC, Nelonen to remake sitcom 'The Office' in Finnish

Monday 15 August 2016 | 10:19 CET | News
Elisa said it is participating in the Finnish re-make of UK sitcom 'The Office', starring Sami Hedberg, in conjunction with Finnish channel 4 (Nelonen), Solar Republic and the BBC. The documentary-style comedy series was originally made in the UK from 2001-2003 and there have been US, French-Canadian, French, German and Swedish versions. The original UK series starred Ricky Gervais as office boss David Brent and the US one starred Steve Carell.

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Companies: BBC / Channel 4 / Elisa
Countries: Finland
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