I'm Alan Partridge (1997–2002)

TV Series  -   -  Comedy
8.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.6/10 from 9,135 users  
Reviews: 50 user | 5 critic

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.

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 45 titles
created 08 Aug 2011
 
a list of 49 titles
created 17 Feb 2012
 
a list of 36 titles
created 20 Jun 2012
 
a list of 30 titles
created 16 Jul 2012
 
a list of 33 titles
created 03 Jan 2013
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: I'm Alan Partridge (1997–2002)

I'm Alan Partridge (1997–2002) on IMDb 8.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of I'm Alan Partridge.

User Polls

Episodes

Seasons


Years



2   1  
2002   1997  
5 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Day Today (TV Series 1994)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

A spoof of the the British style of news broadcasting - including ridiculous stories, patronising vox pops, offensively hard-hitting research and a sports presenter clearly struggling for metaphors.

Stars: Christopher Morris, Steve Coogan, Patrick Marber
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Director: Adam Tandy
Stars: Steve Coogan, Peter Baynham, Amelia Bullmore
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

When famous DJ Alan Partridge's radio station is taken over by a new media conglomerate, it sets in motion a chain of events which see Alan having to work with the police to defuse a potentially violent siege.

Director: Declan Lowney
Stars: Steve Coogan, Colm Meaney, Tim Key
Brass Eye (1997–2001)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

Controversal spoof of current-affairs TV and the role of celebrity in the UK.

Stars: Christopher Morris, Mark Heap, Kevin Eldon
Peep Show (TV Series 2003)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Mark and Jez are a couple of twenty-something roommates who have nothing in common - except for the fact that their lives are anything but normal. Mayhem ensues as the pair strive to cope with day-to-day life.

Stars: David Mitchell, Robert Webb, Olivia Colman
Father Ted (1995–1998)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Crazy sitcom about 3 priests and their housekeeper who live on Craggy Island, not the peaceful and quiet part of Ireland it seems!

Stars: Dermot Morgan, Ardal O'Hanlon, Frank Kelly
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Alan Partridge presents an evening of comedy performances to raise money for the Teenage Cancer Trust.

Stars: Steve Coogan, Ricky Gervais, Rob Brydon
Saxondale (TV Series 2006)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Stars: Steve Coogan, James Bachman, Rasmus Hardiker
The Thick of It (TV Series 2005)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

Set in the corridors of power and spin, the Minister for Social Affairs, is continually harassed by Number 10's policy enforcer and dependent on his not-so-reliable team of civil servants.

Stars: Chris Addison, James Smith, Peter Capaldi
The Trip (TV Series 2010)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Steve is a food critic for the UK's Observer who is joined on a working road trip by his friend Rob who fills in at the last minute when Coogan's romantic relationship falls apart.

Stars: Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon, Rebecca Johnson
Spaced (1999–2001)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

Friends Tim and Daisy, 20-something North Londoners with uncertain futures, must pretend to be a couple to live in the only apartment they can afford.

Stars: Jessica Hynes, Simon Pegg, Julia Deakin
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Stars: Steve Coogan, Mary Joanna Coogan, Tim Key
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 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)
...
 Sophie (6 episodes, 1997)
Amelia Bullmore ...
 Sonja (6 episodes, 2002)
...
 Ben (5 episodes, 1997)
...
 Tony Hayers (5 episodes, 1997)
Edit

Storyline

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.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

radio | joke | comedian | british tv | british | See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

| |

Release Date:

3 November 1997 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

I'm Still Alan Partridge  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(12 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Alan was originally a sports presenter, but this features very little in "I'm Alan Partridge". See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Alan Partridge: Kiss my face!
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Steve Coogan: The Man Who Thinks He's It (1998) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

Painful to watch...
3 January 2001 | by (Lancashire, England) – See all my reviews

Alan Partridge is up there with Basil Fawlty as one of the finest comedy characters ever created.

In some ways the series, "I'm Alan Partridge", goes beyond comedy. It's often painful to watch the indignity heaped on Alan. However, such feelings are always negated in the end, because Alan is an unspeakably vile little man, and the show never misses a chance to demonstrate that.

Alan Partridge is a former TV presenter (ground covered in previous series such as "Knowing me, knowing you") who lost his job because... well, because he is dreadful, not to mention totally insensitive and overly literal when dealing with guests. After his sacking from TV, he loses his wife and ends up living in a desperate little travel hotel where he's the only guest - and all the employees hate him (with good reason). The series covers his attempts to get back on TV, via the radio Norwich 5 a.m slot... various corporate videos... and a hilarious village fete.

It is so difficult to pick out favourite moments... there are just too many of them: Alan's comments about farmers, and their subsequent retaliation; His crass behaviour at the funeral of the man who kicked him off TV; The special bigger plate he keeps at the travel hotel, just get get a bigger portion... and so on and on. I'm giggling just remembering this stuff.

If you *ever* get a chance to see this series, do not pass it up - it doesn't get much better. I don't know whether this has reached the U.S yet, but if it hasn't then shame on U.S TV stations.


22 of 25 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Which is better: Series 1 or Series 2? And why? NumeroOne
'I'm Alan Partridge' minus the 'Laugh Track' eccentric_breath
Alan Partridge quotes...used in real life harrison647
What is he? tekande
What songs would you like to see Alan sing in his style? karlbrookes-1
NEW ALAN STARTS THIS FRIDAY swalker-9
Discuss I'm Alan Partridge (1997) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?