After Life season 3: Release date, cast and trailer

After Life is a Netflix comedy-drama series about a friendly writer, Tony, who develops a more scathing and devil may care attitude towards everyone around him after the death of his wife due to cancer.

Release date

Season 3 of ‘After Life’ will begin streaming on Netflix from January 14.

Cast and creators

  • Ricky Gervais
  • Tom Basden
  • Tony Way
  • David Bradley
  • Kerry Godliman

Created by: Ricky Gervais

Written by: Ricky Gervais


“Set in the small fictitious town of Tambury, the show follows Tony, a writer for the local newspaper whose life is upended after his wife dies from cancer. While still struggling with immense grief, Tony starts to realise that making other people feel good is what can give him hope and a reason to live. After all, every end is a new beginning.”

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Other details

On 6 May 2020, the show was renewed for a third season, the first time a fictional series created by Gervais had been extended beyond two seasons.


Tony decides to honour his late father’s wishes by scattering his ashes around his favourite haunts while also scaling back his impulsive and cold attitude as he hopes to embrace the advice given by his late wife.

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