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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Lynn's name is a nod to Steve Coogan's real life PA Lindsay. 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: Kiss my face!
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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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