Wrote & starred as Alan Partridge in "Knowing Me Knowing You", a radio 4 show which later got a television series as "Knowing Me Knowing You with Alan Partridge".
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When my life has been the subject of tabloid intrusion, what I have never done is get engaged in justifying myself. Celebrities who go round apologising are pitiful, and don't do themselves any favours.
Based the character of Alan Partridge on a radio presenter who interviewed him just as he was becoming famous. Coogan began mimicking the interviewer during the interview and from this came the inspiration for Coogan's most famous creation.