Ah-ha! Alan Partridge movie set to begin

With his beloved Rover and Lexus cars and Bang & Olufsen stereo system in tow, Alan Partridge, host of Mid Morning Matters on North Norfolk Digital radio, will debut on the big screen in 2013. With the very creative working title of The Alan Partridge Movie, the film will be exec produced by Armando Iannucci, […]

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Do you live in the funniest part of the UK?

Leave it to Foster’s lager to continue their assault on the world of British comedy with a recent survey that attempts to determine what region of the UK believes they are they funniest in the land. You may remember that it was Foster’s who resurrected the career of Alan Partridge in 2010 for a series […]

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Alan Partridge – He's alive!

Thankfully, for all our sakes, not to mention Alan Partridge, Steve Coogan has decided to not pull the plug on his alter-ego any time in the near future. What started out as a brief stint as a spoof sports reporter on the BBC Radio 4 program, On the Hour, has led to a comedic empire […]

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To Alan Partridge, Mid-Morning really does matter

At long last, the online web-based series featuring the genius of Steve Coogan as DJ Alan Partridge is coming to broadcast television. North Norfolk Digital Radio’s Alan Partridge’s Mid Morning Matters will hit the big time in October of this year in the UK. No word yet of a a broadcast partner. As much of the […]

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Tribeca well worth 'The Trip'

Granted, Steve Coogan is a household name in the UK. He’s a comic genius that has given the world, perhaps, the greatest of all talk-show hosts in Alan Partridge. In America, however, Coogan remains a virtual unknown to everyone with the exception of those that have seen Night at the Museum. A role that Coogan […]

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Dateline: London, Twenty Twelve from BBC Four

Having just lived through a city that was home to Super Bowl XLV, it became painstakingly clear all the efforts that went in to not only securing the winning bid some four years ago but, then, the subsequent preparation leading up to, oh yeah, the actual game. One can only imagine what goes in to […]

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BBC Showcase 2011 – Day 3: Top Gear, British comedy and more…

Day three in Brighton. Immersed in the world of television comedy, drama, doc, natural history and science with 100’s more hours of screenings trying to find that hidden gem from the BBC catalogue. As you can expect, lots of William and Kate documentaries in the news and documentary section as we approach the royal wedding […]

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