Tonight sees the return of Alan Partridge to the BBC. Steve Coogan‘s sports reporter-turned-chatshow host character was first created for BBC Radio 4’s On The Hour, before getting spinoffs Knowing Me Knowing You With Alan Partridge, The Day Today and I’m Alan Partridge, becoming the country’s biggest comedy character until Ricky Gervais and Steven Merchant […]
After spending seven seasons in Washington D.C., it’s no surprise that Veep creator Armando Iannucci would want to get as far away from the nation’s capital as possible… but this might be a little ridiculous. With HBO‘s Emmy-award dominating political comedy heading into its final season, the cable giant has greenlighted a pilot and back-up […]
Sequel could be a real possibility. They didn't kill him after all...
Ron Burgundy seems to think it may be the greatest autobiography ever written.
Alan Partridge alone in his car, being Alan.
How do you shoot a Partridge? What might you cut out? And are there any golden rules of Alan? I spoke to Alpha Papa's director to try and find out.
Does Alan look like someone who has panic attacks?
And Alan is looking for a new PA.
Alan Partridge is having it both ways.
I think we're through the looking glass here, in a world where some upstart fans are looking to get publicity for themselves from filmmakers.
He's less of a Romeo, more of a Charlie.
This won't end well. But then again, I would have said that if this was just an image of Partridge pulling up at motorway services in search of a pasty.
Colossal Velocity? Gun Bird? What are they going to call this thing?
Studiocanal’s official press release to mark their official engagement with the Alan Partridge movie is blessed with some quotes from the man himself. Put aside any head scratching over the implications of this fictional character commenting on the start of production of a fiction film that will feature him (fictionally) and just enjoy the other […]
So is it Alan Partridge Goes To The Middle East? Alan Partridge Vs. The Mutants? Alan Partridge Plays Monkey Tennis? Armando Iannucci has been speaking at BAFTA to mark the imminent UK premiere of Veep, his new The Thick Of It-ish comedy focusing on the staff of the US vice president. He also spared some […]
It seemed like a reasonable guess that Armando Iannucci would direct the upcoming Alan Patridge movie, currently going by the name of The Alan Partridge Movie, but he says not. Speaking to Empire Magazine for their next issue – the most recent one is fresh on shelves so we[‘ll have something of a wait for […]
A whole new medium for us to see Partridge try and, inevitably, fail in.
It’s been years without any new Alan Patridge material in the UK, and fans of Steve Coogan’s Norwich-based sports reporter-turned-chatshow host have been kept bobbing along by repeats on Dave and the promises of a movie. And then out of the blue, Australian lager Fosters commissions a series of short Alan Partridge mini-episodes revolving around […]