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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[on the Leveson Inquiry into the British press] I got involved in Leveson because I knew no one else in the public eye would. They didn't want to take the risk. I thought the way the press behaved - and yes it was towards me, but also towards a lot of other people who didn't have a voice like me - was just wrong.
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.