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Alan Partridge Is Working on a New Book

Steve Coogan is currently starring in Showtime’s Happyish, but that doesn’t mean Alan Partridge is off on holiday. Partridge is busy penning a new book, which is the follow up to his 2011 tell-all book I, Partridge: We Need To Talk About Alan, reports RadioTimes. Partridge will be the one sat down at the keyboard, […]

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WATCH: David Tennant Pulling Faces for Comic Relief

The BBC’s Comic Relief has always managed to convince even the most unlikely celebrities to drop the armor of cool and lark about in order to raise money for charity, and David Tennant has already demonstrated that he is more than game for a laugh. So, as this year’s charity challenge is to “make your […]

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‘Veep’ Fans: A Guide to Armando Iannucci’s Comedy

This Sunday, the political comedy Veep makes a welcome return to HBO, expertly guided once more by the sure hand of Armando Iannucci. For over 20 years, Armando has been making comedy out of the twin monsters of media and politics, starting on radio, with the spoof news show On The Hour, and then making the […]

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Armando Iannucci: “I Want To Write A ‘Doctor Who’ Episode”

We already know that comedy writers make good Doctor Who writers – Douglas Adams, Mark Gatiss, Richard Curtis, to name but three – so amid all the global hoo-hah over whether Peter Jackson will get to direct an episode, let’s spare a moment to create our own little extra hoo-hah (technically a Who-hah) over the […]

Steve Coogan in ‘Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa’ (Studiocanal)

‘Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa’ is the ‘Top Daddy’ of the UK Box Office

When the title of the long-awaited movie debut of Britain’s favorite fictional talk show host turned radio DJ Alan Partridge (alias actor Steve Coogan) was announced, it left fans baffled — but Alpha Papa (chosen, according to the first teaser trailer, as the phonetic pronunciation of Alan’s initials and as it means “Top Daddy”) has proven to be […]

Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa

WATCH: A Preview Clip From ‘Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa’

You join us at a very sensitive moment in the history of North Norfolk Digital, the digital radio station serving the North Norfolk area. A gunman has taken over the offices, holding several people hostage and swearing revenge on an unnamed rival that has done him a grievous wrong. Cometh the hour, cometh the Partridge. […]

Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa

WATCH: A Delightful Trailer For ‘Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa’

We take our Steve Coogan fan worship fairly seriously, especially when he’s donning the robes of his most delightful creation, pompous local radio DJ and failing celebrity Alan Partridge. So, this trailer would’ve been noteworthy even if it was boring. And believe you me, it’s not boring. Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa is the story of […]

The Alan Partridge Movie

WATCH: Teaser Trailer For The Alan Partridge Movie

Stop what you’re doing, even if it’s reading this now, and watch Steve Coogan and Tim Key throw a few ideas around, in the teaser for what is presumably still called The Alan Partridge Movie. I say this because they don’t seem sure themselves… Hectic Danger Day gets my vote…

Finally! An Alan Partridge Movie

The last couple of years have seen a glorious return from one of British comedy’s most cherished characters. Alan Partridge, played with oily glee by Steve Coogan, has released an autobiography, appeared in a series of web-only comedy shorts, from the studios of his North Norfolk Digital radio station, and even had a slot in […]

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