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)
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 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)
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 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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Alan's son Fernando is named after the "Abba" song of the same name. 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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Featured in Comic's Choice: Sean Lock (2011) See more »

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Why the dodgy reviews ? This is one of the best !!
12 November 2003 | by (England) – See all my reviews



I'm a big Partridge fan, and enjoyed Knowing Me, Knowing You, and the 1st I'm Alan Partridge. I have to say this is a more than welcome addition to the series, if not the best. Alan's character is even more childish than ever, and he's also developed a slight arrogance towards people as he has become more self-confident (at least he thinks so). Alan's interaction with the builders is classic and his ever evolving friendship with Michael is superb. I was so glad that Michael got more to do in this one, everything he says is funny, especially when describing what he'd do with the Apache helicopter. Classic. The episode with Alan making friends with Dan (the kitchen man) is absolutely hilarious, and his antics at the Norfolk bravery awards is so crude and funny. "Beep, beep, got room for a brave one ?" hehe. There are so many hilarious parts to this series - its the best English comedy I've seen for a long time, I really cant understand why some people here found it disappointing (perhaps because you wanted to see Alan succeed ??). I recommend to watch it again and pay close attention, this is genius comedy. Series 3 soon please ! Highly recommended.

"You've never had a cup o' beans Mr Partridge" ?


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