British funnyman Ricky Gervais has entered the Guinness Book Of Records for producing the most downloaded podcast.

THE OFFICE star, co-writer Stephen Merchant and producer Karl Pilkington write, produce and star in the 30 minute comedy podcast, which has been downloaded from the internet 2.9 million times.

Gervais enthuses, "It's my favourite thing at the moment. It's gone worldwide, we're big in the US, Australia, Canada, England, Iceland."