Steve is asked to review restaurants 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.
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The Trip I (2010)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Steve Coogan has been asked by The Observer to tour the country's finest restaurants, but after his girlfriend backs out on him he must take his best friend and source of eternal aggravation, Rob Brydon.

Director: Michael Winterbottom
Stars: Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon, Paul Popplewell
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Two men, six meals in six different places on a road trip around Italy. Liguria, Tuscany, Rome, Amalfi and ending in Capri.

Director: Michael Winterbottom
Stars: Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon, Rosie Fellner
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Famous DJ Alan Partridge gives us an insight into what happens behind the microphone at North Norfolk digital radio.

Stars: Steve Coogan, Tim Key, Simon Greenall
Comedy | Crime
    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
Comedy | Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A mock of a TV show where the host is rude to many of his guests.

Stars: Steve Coogan, Rebecca Front, Patrick Marber
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Alan Partridge attempts a celebrity travelogue around his beloved Norwich.

Director: Dave Lambert
Stars: Steve Coogan, Dolly Wells, Graham Duff
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon embark on a 6 part episodic road trip through Spain. Sampling the restaurants, eateries and sights along the way.

Director: Michael Winterbottom
Stars: Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon, Marta Barrio
I'm Alan Partridge (1997–2002)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

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.

Stars: Steve Coogan, Phil Cornwell, Simon Greenall
Saxondale (2006–2007)
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Tommy Saxondale is an ex-roadie with anger management issues and his own pest control business in Stevenage. Having survived a hostile divorce, Tommy now lives with his girlfriend Magz. ... See full summary »

Stars: Steve Coogan, James Bachman, Rasmus Hardiker
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

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Director: Adam Tandy
Stars: Steve Coogan, Peter Baynham, Amelia Bullmore
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Alan Partridge appears on Open Books with Martin Bryce to promote his new autobiography.

Director: Declan Lowney
Stars: Steve Coogan, Tom Davis, Jessie Morell
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

A spoof of 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
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 Steve (18 episodes, 2010-2017)
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 Rob (18 episodes, 2010-2017)
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 Sally (11 episodes, 2010-2014)
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 Emma (9 episodes, 2010-2014)
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When Steve is asked by The Observer to tour Northern England's finest restaurants, he envisions it as the perfect getaway with his beautiful girlfriend. But, when she backs out on him, he has no one to accompany him but his best friend and source of eternal aggravation, Rob. Series two finds the men touring Italy. Written by Anonymous

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Michael Winterbottom came up with the idea for the series after working with Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon on Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story (2005). He was specifically inspired by the opening scene, where the two actors, playing fictionalized versions of themselves, make fun of each other in a completely ad-libbed conversation. See more »

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Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #14.65 (2010) See more »

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I gave up the will to live
13 May 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I thought I was a big Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon fan, until I saw this. I think the words 'self indulgent' spring to mind, and not just on the part of Coogan and Brydon, but the idiotic 'just out of university' camera man and director. My god - was it really necessary to show stupid, wavering close up shots, over the shoulder of Brydon, of his plate, as if to point out for the more intellectually challenged amongst us, what he was eating? The whole thing is just painful to watch, I haven't laughed once, nor even felt like laughing. Who actually enjoys this rubbish? When you compare this to Paul and Pauline Calf, or The Alan Partridge Show, you wonder if this is the same man. I kept waiting for things to improve. Maybe the strange bitterness that Coogan exudes throughout would drop off, but no. And yet more typical 'BBC' direction and camera work, it's simply unbearable. Stupid shots of the motorway, as if to point out "Yes, we know that you must know by now that they are driving on a motorway, but we're going to provide some more obscure shots of a random motorway just to drive that point home."

And the sickening shots around 19" into the first episode, where Coogan speaks to his agent... how predictable - the shot from the side, from another office, from in front, cutting from Coogan to yet another random view of his agent. Is this supposed to be 'art' or 'clever'?

I can't believe this pile of rubbish actually got made. I can't believe it was actually broadcast. Hang on. I CAN believe it got made, and that it got broadcast, because the BBC is run by a bunch of self congratulating left wing nutcases, who are so used to lying to the entire country, that lying to each other is second nature, so of course a load of old twaddle can get through with flying colours - after all, nobody wants to say that the emperor is naked.

As far as I can tell, Coogan has lost it. His 'Alan Partridge Mid Morning Matters' are also completely unfunny - just him, 'being' Alan Partridge, but not being remotely amusing...


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