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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Simon Greenall, who plays Michael throughout the series, went to drama school with Steve Coogan, and gave him his first break. 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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Comedy as it's meant to be
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It was much anticipated by us Partridge fans, Knowing Me Knowing You on both radio and television had been comedy gold. The Christmas Special saw Alan's Television career collapse. How could 'I'm Alan Partridge' possibly keep up with such high standards?

It did and a whole lot more. The hilarity of Alan's misguided belief that he is still a major player in the industry and the meaningless conversations with the hotel staff combine to make his series essential watching. And the indignity of his prolonged stay in a 'one night stop venue' Travel Tavern adds to the tragic hilarity of the series.

Steve Coogan delivers his finest work to date and is ably assisted by a cast whose strongest delivery is the varied reactions their characters display when in the company of the failed chatshow host.

Perhaps the ultimate magic of Alan Partridge is that to fans his barrowload of catchphrases and inane comments are never forgotten and are always liable to be joyfully relayed in the company of a fellow fan.

And to think there are people out there who still don't get the joke.

as Alan might say,

'who, who, who do you think you are?'


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