Separated at birth

The man behind The Office and Extras may have suffered a bit of a backlash over Christmas with his less-than-enthralling interviews with Christopher Guest and Jerry Seinfeld. But with the cash he’s coining from podcasts, books and the telly, he’s probably not too concerned. Tulkinghorn thought readers would appreciate a peak at an earlier incarnation of Gervais as a young lawyer at Norton Rose, when he went by the name of Sam Eastwood.

For good measure, Tulkinghorn has also added a current snap of Gervais’s day job as the managing partner of Mills & Reeve Guy Hinchley. Is there no limit to the man’s talents?