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I'm Alan Partridge

BBC Two sitcom about a TV presenter down on his luck. 12 episodes (2 series), 1997 - 2002. Stars Steve Coogan, Felicity Montagu, Simon Greenall, Phil Cornwell and others.

Press Clippings

7 real-life Alan Partridges

Here are seven Partridgean presenters who may well empathise with his plight.

Tristram Fane Saunders, The Telegraph, 30th November 2017

10 reasons why Alan Partridge is the perfect life-coach

Hard as it is to believe, it was 25 years ago that Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge first aired on Radio 4.

Mark Monahan, The Telegraph, 28th November 2017

Monkey Tennis may yet see the light of day

Peter Bradshaw's timely reminder about the re-emergence of Alan Partridge in Brexit Britain (The revenge of Alan Partridge, G2, 6 November) is underlined by the inclusion in recent TV schedules of such absurd real-life programmes as The Ganges with Sue Perkins and Gordon Ramsey on Cocaine, which might have been dreamed up by the great man in a previous television incarnation. Alan's previous suggestions of Youth Hostelling with Chris Eubank and Monkey Tennis are surely now ripe for production.

Quentin Falk, The Guardian, 7th November 2017

25 of the most 'textbook' Alan Partridge quotes

Here are some of the finest Partridge words of wisdom.

Alex Nelson, i Newspaper, 4th November 2017

His time has come: the revenge of Alan Partridge

For two decades, Alan Partridge has been a glorious failure. But now he's made a triumphant return from the Travel Tavern to be the BBC's face of Brexit Britain. We trace his journey from humble football commentator to national icon.

Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian, 3rd November 2017

Interview: Simon Greenall on playing Mike the Geordie

This week marks the 20th anniversary of I'm Alan Partridge, where we followed the failed Norfolk TV host through his continued fall from grace.

Alex Nelson, i Newspaper, 2nd November 2017

Armando Iannucci talks Alan Partridge & Malcolm Tucker

The state of UK politics means there is no need for The Thick of It, and the US political scene is so absurd currently that it would be "beyond sitcom territory" to produce Veep, said the satirist who founded both programmes.

Ellie Price, BBC, 20th October 2017

Partridge returns to the BBC as a pro-Brexit broadcaster

Steve Coogan has revealed initial detail of Alan Partridge's return to the BBC next year, as a pro-Brexit voice.

British Comedy Guide, 3rd August 2017

Tory candidate goes viral: compared to Alan Partridge

A Tory candidate's election campaign video has gone viral after viewers compared the politician to Alan Partridge. Sir Greg Knight, who is a member of the Parliamentary rock band 'MP4' which stars in Unspun With Matt Forde, has produced a jingle backed plea for local voters to elect a "strong and stable" Government.

Laura Hughes, The Telegraph, 6th June 2017

Fawlty Towers named comedians' favourite sitcom

A survey of comedians has revealed that Fawlty Towers is their favourite sitcom, and Alan Partridge meeting his superfan is their favourite scene. "Don't tell him Pike" was picked as the favourite one-liner.

British Comedy Guide, 4th January 2017

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