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I'm Alan Partridge 

TV-MA | | Comedy | TV Series (1997–2002)
Alan Partridge, a failed television presenter, is now presenting a programme on local radio in Norwich. He desperately tries to revive his broadcasting career.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Steve Coogan ...  Alan Partridge 12 episodes, 1997-2002
Phil Cornwell ...  Dave Clifton 12 episodes, 1997-2002
Simon Greenall Simon Greenall ...  Michael / ... 12 episodes, 1997-2002
Felicity Montagu ...  Lynn Benfield / ... 12 episodes, 1997-2002
Andrew Burt 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
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Storyline

Alan Partridge, a failed television presenter, is now presenting a programme on local radio in Norwich. He desperately tries to revive his broadcasting career.

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Comedy

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Official Sites:

BBC [UK]

Country:

UK

Language:

English | German | French

Release Date:

3 November 1997 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Alan Partridž See more »

Filming Locations:

Norwich, Norfolk, England, UK See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

TalkBack Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(12 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16 : 9
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Trivia

Although there is no Radio Norwich, there are real life stations Radio Norfolk and Norwich 99.9 based in Norwich. See more »

Goofs

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: Back of the net!
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Alternate Versions

Talkback Production's BBC comedy series 'I'm Alan Partridge' features an extra 20 minutes of footage when purchased on video. During the extra footage Alan Partridge suggests an idea for a television programme. His idea is a programme called 'Bonnington' - starring Brian Blessed. Alan says: "A screen mountaineering adventure with Brian Blessed in the title role. We could film on location on Everest with close-ups on Skarfelt pike; no-one will know the difference, we'll just paint the rocks white. I also know for a fact that Brian Blessed can work at high altitudes without oxygen -- which should cut costs". See more »

Connections

Referenced in Alan Partridge's Scissored Isle (2016) See more »

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User Reviews

 
Why the dodgy reviews ? This is one of the best !!
12 November 2003 | by film_geekSee 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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