The 50 best TV shows of 2019: No 8 - This Time

The king of bad chat and awkward mansplaining was back on a BBC sofa in one of Coogan and co's most nuanced creations.

David Stubbs, The Guardian, 10th December 2019

BBC Two to launch new comedy series The Witchfinder

Tim Key and Daisy May Cooper will star in The Witchfinder, a new BBC Two comedy series created by Alan Partridge writers Neil and Rob Gibbons.

British Comedy Guide, 17th October 2019

Alan Partridge writers won't rule out series two

And they respond to Piers Morgan's rant.

Joe Anderton and Morgan Jeffrey, Digital Spy, 9th April 2019

This Time with Alan Partridge, final episode, review

This first series has been brilliant, and always witty and inventive.

Sean O'Grady, The Independent, 1st April 2019

This Time with Alan Partridge, episode 5, review

Here the viewer finds his/her self in a dilemma - to laugh or be appalled, to laugh with or at Alan, or both.

Sean O'Grady, The Independent, 25th March 2019

This Time with Alan Partridge, episode 3, review

It is a fine exemplar, were any needed, of the extraordinary talents of Steve Coogan, custodian of the Partridge persona.

Sean O'Grady, The Independent, 11th March 2019

BBC orders another Alan Partridge show

The BBC has ordered another show starring the character Alan Partridge. Co-writers and directors Neil Gibbons and Rob Gibbons have revealed they are due to shoot the new TV series in May, which will see "Alan trying his hand at something else."

British Comedy Guide, 3rd March 2019

Review: 'This Time with Alan Partridge' is a triumph

Even when Alan's keeping his mouth shut, there are plenty of laughs to be had from his forced smiles and the look of absolute terror in his eyes at being on live TV. Not to mention the silent fury on his face when his co-host steals a joke he said off-air.

Sophie Davies, The Custard TV, 26th February 2019