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I'm Alan Partridge: A Room with an Alan


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Six-part comedy series that charts the fortunes of former chat show host Alan Partridge. Starring Steve Coogan.
While presenting a daily show on Radio Norwich, Partridge tries to revive his television career.
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I'm Alan Partridge
10.00pm BBC2 Lovely Steve Coogan: he never overstays his television welcome and, when he does appear, you can always expect quality. Here he revives Alan Partridge, previously of the spoof chat show Knowing Me, Knowing You, in a sort of comic documentary series.
Partridge is a Radio Norwich DJ and desperate for his TV show to be recommissioned. He has driving gloves and the clothes your father wears; he sings Killer Queen to himself; has a dry-skin problem; would vote Raving Tory and has absolutely no social graces: "I've been working like a Japanese prisoner of war," he quips, obliviously.
Partridge is the sort of man you'd cross the road to point at. Television needs him.


Writer: Steve Coogan
Writer: Peter Baynham
Writer/Producer: Armando Iannucci
Director: Dominic Brigstocke
Producer: Nick Freand Jones
Alan Partridge: Steve Coogan
Lynn: Felicity Montagu
Dave Clifton: Phil Cornwell
Susan: Barbara Durkin
Michael: Simon Greenall
Sophie: Sally Phillips
Tony Hayers: David Schneider
Estate agent: Philip Fox
Peter Linehan: Terence Booth
Stephen Brai: David Prescott
Waiter: Matthew James

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I'm Alan Partridge: A Room with an Alan

BBC Two England, 3 November 1997 22.00

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