After Life is a shameful comedy-drama web television show that contains Ricky Gervais who plays the part of Tony. It’s about the life span of Tony, who is trying to find out the pieces and finding a purpose to live following the death of his spouse. Ricky Gervais is also the creator, author, producer, and manager of After Life. People people who have experienced the loss of a spouse and still love them will relate to this series on many levels. It is well written, brilliantly acted, funny, heart-warming and occasionally absolutely heart-breaking in depicting everyday issues in life.

On May 6, 2020, Netflix announced the renewal of the third season of Later Life on its Twitter handle.

Here is everything you need to know about the upcoming season of After Life.

Release Date

Ricky Gervais began working on the new year’s writing soon after the announcement of renewal. On July 23, 2020, he shared that the initial look of the first episode of the third season on his own Twitter handles. Ricky Gervais confirmed that the third season will be the last season of After Life. It’s likely that it is filming won’t be affected by Covid-19. It was noted that, in the UK, production work will begin again from July or August 2020, taking each of the required precautions. We’re expecting it to come sooner or later in 2021.


We’re anticipating the return of the main cast of After Life including Ricky Gervais as Tony, Penelope Wilton as Anne, Ashley Jensen as Emma, Tom Basden as Matt, Tony Way as Lenny, David Earl as Brian, Joe Wilkinson as Postman Pat, Mandeep Dhillon as Sandy, Jo Hartley as June, Roisin Conaty as Roxy, Diane Morgan as Kath, and Ethan Lawrence as James.

Tracy Ann Oberman as Rebecca, Paul Kaye’s psychiatrist, and Colin Hoult as Ken could come back in the new season.


The plot revolves around Tony Johnson, who is fighting with the recent loss of his spouse because of breast cancer. He attempts to take his own life but decides to make everybody’s life miserable till he sees a glimpse of himself into his drug-addicted coworker Matt.

In the finale of the previous season, Ricky faces another setback when his father passes away from dementia. Season 3 will concentrate on the way Ricky will take care of the loss of his dad as well as also his relationship with Emma. In the next season, we’re hoping to see more regarding the newly patched up union of Matt.