Mid Morning Matters With Alan Partridge. Alan Partridge (Steve Coogan). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions.

Mid Morning Matters With Alan Partridge

Sky Atlantic sitcom following Alan Partridge on North Norfolk Digital. 12 episodes (2 series), 2012 - 2016. Stars Steve Coogan and Tim Key.

Mid Morning Matters With Alan Partridge. Image shows from L to R: Alan Partridge (Steve Coogan), Rosie Witter (Rosie Cavaliero), Sidekick Simon (Tim Key). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions.

Series 2, Episode 2 - Book Club + Dave Clifton

Alan hosts the first multimedia, radio-based book club in East Anglia. Also, a charity drive runs into difficulty when a reformed drug addict is too cheerful.

Further details

The one and only Alan Partridge continues to bring global radio with an Anglian swagger to North Norfolk. This week Alan takes time to consider some alternative JFK assassination theories, and the possibility of the east coast town of Cromer falling to a Russian invasion, among other topical issues of the day.

Alan also looks to broadcast the first-ever multi-platform, radio-based book club in East Anglia.

Resident wine expert Rosie Witter returns to chair the club, while Alan quickly becomes more interested in another wine-tasting session than discussing the book.

Then later, Alan gets out of his depth when he attempts a charity drive to raise £3,000, promising to meet the difference should they not meet the goal. Unfortunately for him, the drive is derailed by listeners who confuse it with a radio version of Auto Trader.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 23rd February 2016
Sky Atlantic
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Steve Coogan Alan Partridge
Tim Key Sidekick Simon
Guest cast
Rosie Cavaliero Rosie Witter
Phil Cornwell Dave Clifton
Clare Cole Studio Assistant
Nick Martin Derek Bosworth (Accordionist)
Simon Greenall Caller (Voice)
Dan Skinner Caller (Voice)
Rebecca Front Caller (Voice)
Writing team
Steve Coogan Writer
Neil Gibbons Writer
Rob Gibbons Writer
Production team
Neil Gibbons Director
Rob Gibbons Director
Ted Dowd Producer
Dave Lambert Producer
Henry Normal Executive Producer
Steve Coogan Executive Producer
Lucy Lumsden Executive Producer
Alan Levy Editor
Joe Fraser Editor
David Ferris Production Designer
Martin Coogan Composer

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