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Ricky Gervais pledges profits of next gig to dog rescue charity

Comedian Ricky Gervais has pledged to give the profits of his next warm-up gig to a dog rescue charity in Devon.

Nowzad has a base in Tiverton, and works to reunite stray cats and dogs from Afghanistan with the servicemen and women who rescued them while on their tour of duty.

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Ricky Gervais will be playing two warm-up gigs in London ahead of a national stand-up tour later in the year.

Posting a live video on Facebook, the comedian paid tribute to the "amazing" work Nowzad do.

Tickets for "Humanity" go on sale on Friday at 10am.