I'm Alan Partridge (1997–2002)

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Alan Partridge a failed television presenter whose previous exploits had featured in the chat-show parody Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge, and who is now presenting a programed on local radio in Norwich.

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 Alan Partridge (12 episodes, 1997-2002)
Phil Cornwell ...
 Dave Clifton (12 episodes, 1997-2002)
Simon Greenall ...
 Michael (12 episodes, 1997-2002)
Felicity Montagu ...
 Lynn Benfield / ... (12 episodes, 1997-2002)
Andrew Burt ...
 Voice of Radio Norwich / ... (12 episodes, 1997-2002)
Barbara Durkin ...
 Susan (6 episodes, 1997)
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 Sophie (6 episodes, 1997)
Amelia Bullmore ...
 Sonja (6 episodes, 2002)
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 Ben (5 episodes, 1997)
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 Tony Hayers (5 episodes, 1997)
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Alan Partridge a failed television presenter whose previous exploits had featured in the chat-show parody Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge, and who is now presenting a programed on local radio in Norwich.

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I'm Still Alan Partridge  »

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The character Peter Linehan, head of News and Current Affairs at the BBC, is named for Graham Linehan, who appears in one of the episodes as an RTE exec. See more »

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Although Alan Partridge comes from Norwich in East Anglia, on occasion Steve Coogan's Manchester accent comes through in the character. See more »

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Alan Partridge: You work in a petrol station Michael. It's not the Gulf War. Which ironically is like a large petrol station.
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The 90s Greatest Sit Com
2 April 2003 | by (Isle Of Bute , Scotland) – See all my reviews

Once upon a time the BBC was the world leader in situation comedy . It was also the world leader in telefantasy and hard hitting drama but by the 1990s those days were long gone , then a show like I`M ALAN PARTRIDGE comes along to remind you that when it really tries the BBC can still be a world leader.

For those of you who have never heard of him Alan Partridge is a crass , ignorant , undertalented former talk show host who now finds himself working the graveyard shift of Radio Norwich . The first episode finds Alan trying a sales pitch to BBC controller Tony Hayers someone he manages to cheese off ( Geddit ? ) during lunch . The second episode finds Alan trying to strike up a relationship with a woman while the third sees him cause a revolt amongst the Anglian farming community . All the episodes are very very funny but the best episode is the one with a dual plot line of Alan getting it into his head that two Irish TV producers are in fact members of the IRA as the episode mutates into a stalker storyline . I can`t begin to communicate how funny the episode is , I`ve seen it many times over the years and I still laugh out loud everytime I see it .

There is a danger that Steve Coogan`s character can be described as a one trick pony and I`m glad that he`s not going to do anymore Alan Patridge which is a good idea because Alan Patridge is to the 1990s what Basil Fawlty was to the 70s and Edmund Blackadder was to the 80s


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