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Seasons:
1 | 2
Release Date:
3 November 1997 (UK) See more »
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Plot:
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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Awards:
5 wins & 6 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Why the dodgy reviews ? This is one of the best !! See more (50 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 10 of 17)

Steve Coogan ... 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)

Sally Phillips ... Sophie (6 episodes, 1997)
Amelia Bullmore ... Sonja (6 episodes, 2002)

James Lance ... Ben (5 episodes, 1997)

David Schneider ... Tony Hayers (5 episodes, 1997)
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Series Directed by
Dominic Brigstocke (6 episodes, 1997)
Armando Iannucci (6 episodes, 2002)
 
Series Writing credits
Peter Baynham (12 episodes, 1997-2002)
Steve Coogan (12 episodes, 1997-2002)
Armando Iannucci (12 episodes, 1997-2002)
The Cast (6 episodes, 1997)

Series Produced by
Armando Iannucci .... producer (12 episodes, 1997-2002)
Peter Fincham .... executive producer (8 episodes, 1997-2002)
Alison MacPhail .... line producer (6 episodes, 1997)
Peter Baynham .... associate producer (2 episodes, 2002)
Adam Tandy .... line producer (2 episodes, 2002)
 
Series Original Music by
John Whitehall (9 episodes, 1997-2002)
Jonathan Whitehead (3 episodes, 2002)
 
Series Cinematography by
John Rosenberg (3 episodes, 2002)
 
Series Film Editing by
Nick Arthurs (6 episodes, 1997)
Gary Dollner (6 episodes, 2002)
 
Series Casting by
Andy Pryor (6 episodes, 1997)
Sarah Crowe (2 episodes, 2002)
 
Series Production Design by
Dennis De Groot (9 episodes, 1997-2002)
 
Series Art Direction by
Jo Sutherland (6 episodes, 1997)
Simon Rogers (3 episodes, 2002)
 
Series Costume Design by
Marcia Stanton (8 episodes, 1997-2002)
 
Series Makeup Department
Christine Cant .... hair designer / makeup designer (6 episodes, 1997)
Vanessa White .... hair designer / makeup artist / ... (2 episodes, 2002)
 
Series Production Management
Jo Hunter .... production manager (2 episodes, 2002)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sam Dawking .... first assistant director (6 episodes, 1997)
Alice Mayne .... second assistant director (6 episodes, 1997)
 
Series Art Department
Andy Beales .... props master (7 episodes, 1997-2002)
Laurie Law .... production buyer (6 episodes, 1997)
Jess Kitley .... production buyer (3 episodes, 2002)
 
Series Sound Department
Nick Roast .... sound supervisor / studio sound supervisor (9 episodes, 1997-2002)
Dave McGrath .... dubbing mixer (4 episodes, 1997)
Paul Harris .... dubbing mixer (2 episodes, 1997)
Bob Newton .... location sound (2 episodes, 2002)
Graeme Stoten .... dubbing mixer (2 episodes, 2002)

Russell Edwards .... sound recordist (unknown episodes)
Chris Shellard .... deputy sound supervisor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Oliver Bersey .... digital paint artist (unknown episodes)
Maryanne Lauric .... digital paint artist (unknown episodes)
Paul O'Brien .... digital paint artist (unknown episodes)
Tim Osborne .... digital paint artist (unknown episodes)
Angus Wilson .... digital paint artist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Colin Aiken .... camera (6 episodes, 1997)
Rob Kitzmann .... lighting director (6 episodes, 1997)
Andrew Ribeiro .... camera (6 episodes, 1997)
Gary Sterne .... camera (6 episodes, 1997)
Simon Tooley .... camera (6 episodes, 1997)
Martin Kempton .... studio lighting director (6 episodes, 2002)
Hugh Madden .... senior electrician (4 episodes, 1997)
Duncan Unsworth .... studio camera supervisor (3 episodes, 2002)
 
Series Casting Department
Andy Pryor .... original casting (12 episodes, 1997-2002)
 
Series Editorial Department
Barbara Hicks .... vision mixer (6 episodes, 1997-2002)
Jonathan Field .... on-line editor (3 episodes, 1997)
Paul Wheeler .... vision mixer (3 episodes, 1997)
Steffan Perry .... colorist (2 episodes, 2002)

Antony Robinson .... assistant to editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Penny Anderson .... production accountant (9 episodes, 1997-2002)
Sally Debonnaire .... head of production / production executive (7 episodes, 1997-2002)
Hayley Boyd .... script supervisor (6 episodes, 1997)
Dee Gregson .... location manager (6 episodes, 1997)
Michael Matheson .... floor manager (6 episodes, 1997)
Emma Ramsay .... production coordinator (6 episodes, 1997)
Patrick Steel .... studio resource manager (6 episodes, 1997)
Sarah Daman .... stage manager (6 episodes, 2002)
Paul Thackray .... studio resources manager / studio manager (6 episodes, 2002)
Jane Denholm .... stage manager (4 episodes, 1997)
Suzanne Baron .... script supervisor (3 episodes, 2002)
Rob Ellingham .... location assistant (3 episodes, 2002)
Jodi Moore .... location manager (3 episodes, 2002)
Holly Sait .... production coordinator (3 episodes, 2002)
Louise Grime .... stage manager (2 episodes, 1997)
 

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UK:29 min (12 episodes)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Linton in Cambridgeshire has become famous through fictional character Alan Partridge, who once justified his extended stay at the Linton Travel Tavern by claiming that Linton is equidistant between London and Norwich. Indeed, Linton is near the halfway point of the London-to-Norwich A11 trunk road, although some four miles from the actual road, which suggests that the travel tavern was not in Linton itself, but nearby on the A11. Even in this location, the travel tavern is probably farther than Partridge would have wanted from the M11 motorway, to which he once walked to purchase several bottles of windscreen-washer fluid from a petrol station. The location used for the BBC television series was the Hilton Hotel, on the A41 near Bushey.See more »
Goofs:
Errors in geography: 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 »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in The British Comedy Awards 2004 (2004) (TV)See more »

FAQ

Who is Alan Partridge?
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10 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Why the dodgy reviews ? This is one of the best !!, 12 November 2003
Author: film_geek from England



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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