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I'm Alan Partridge

I'm Alan Partridge

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two
  • 1997 - 2002
  • 12 episodes (2 series)

Deluded, insincere, tactless and largely talentless TV chat show host Alan Partridge is reduced to hosting a back-water local radio show. Stars Steve Coogan, Felicity Montagu, Simon Greenall, Phil Cornwell, James Lance and more.

Press clippings

All of life can be found in a good sitcom

Highbrow dramas and earnest documentaries are often held up as mirrors but shrewd historians know to look at comedy.

Libby Purves, The Times, 31st May 2021

The attempted suicide of Partridge & other characters

A look at sitcom characters and suicide, or attempted suicide. Includes talk about Neil in The Young Ones, Denholm Reynholm in The IT Crowd, and a Toblerone-addicted Alan Partridge's barefoot drive to Dundee.

David E. J. A. Bennett, Capers Magazine, 25th May 2021

The best Alan Partridge moments of all time

Amazing Alan Partridge moments you need to watch.

ShortList, 1st May 2021

Peter Baynham on the making of I'm Alan Partridge

The Oscar-nominated screenwriter talks the classic BBC sitcom, bringing Alan to the big screen and finding "kindred spirits" in Steve Coogan and Armando Iannucci.

David Craig, Radio Times, 25th March 2021

The Oral History of Alan Partridge

Alan Partridge is Middle England incarnate. From hapless sports presenter, to hapless TV presenter, to hapless podcaster, Norwich's favourite son is as maddening as he is endearing. He's also managed to do what very few characters in the comedy world successfully manage to do: endure.

Daniel Dylan Wray, Vice.com, 9th October 2020

Steve Coogan: How we made the Monkey Tennis scene

And how the new podcast takes him to strange new places.

Tom Nicholson, Esquire, 5th September 2020

13 best British comedy shows on Netflix right now

The beauty of British comedy is how fleeting it is. The US version of The Office dragged on into nine interminable seasons. The British original? Fourteen episodes and done.

Esquire, 22nd August 2020

I'm Alan Partridge: A Room With An Alan

The episode marked the first time we saw Alan outside his 'TV work'.

The Comedy Blog, 10th June 2020

Watching Alan Partridge for the first time ever

We got our resident person who hasn't watched a single episode of classic British TV, Aurore, to sit down and watch one of the best ever episodes of Alan Partridge and give us her thoughts on it.

JOE, 1st May 2020

10 British comedy shows that need worldwide recognition

The average viewer enjoys great comedy television shows, but they may not have heard of these phenomenal British series designed to make you laugh.

Alex H., Screen Rant, 6th March 2020

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