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News: Alan Partridge To Return To The BBC

Alan Partridge is set to return to the BBC.

TV Preview: The Trip To Spain, Sky Atlantic

Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon have crossed the channel again for another instalment in their ongoing effort to eat and quip their way around the planet. In fact they’ve crossed the channel in two senses - the first episode starts with them getting on a ferry (though not the one Brydon usually advertises) and is being broadcast on Sky Atlantic rather than BBC2 this time round.

News: Bafta Nods For Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Julia Davis, Steve Coogan & More

Phoebe Waller-Bridge has been nominated for two Baftas in the Craft Awards, announced today.

The creator and star of Fleabag is nominated in the Breakthrough Talent category and also in the Best Writer: Comedy category, where she is up against Stefan Golazsweski for Mum, Steve Coogan, Neil & Rob Gibbons for Alan Partridge's Scissored Isle and Julia Davis for Camping. 

Fleabag editor Gary Dollner is also up for Best Editing/Fiction.

News: Transmission Date Revealed For The Trip To Spain

The transmission date has been revealed for The Trip to Spain starring Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon.

The eagerly anticipated third instalment of their comedic gastronomic travels will be broadcast on Sky Atlantic starting on April 6. 

News: Steve Coogan & Anna Friel Join Celebrity Gogglebox Line-Up

Steve Coogan and Anna Friel have joined the line-up of the forthcoming Stand Up To Cancer Gogglebox Special. They will join England stars Jamie Vardy, Daniel Sturridge and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and pop sensations Olly Murs and Niall Horan.

The alter ego of Alan Partridge says: “Cancer has robbed us of the most amazing talent this year and we’ve all lost people close to us. The work undertaken by the Stand Up To Cancer campaign is nothing short of fantastic and Anna and I are delighted to be able to play our part.”


News: Steve Coogan Makes Show For Dave

TV Channel Dave is making a new fantasy comedy drama with an all-star cast, including a cameo from Steve Coogan. Zapped! will star James Buckley (The Inbetweeners), Paul Kaye (Game of Thrones), Sharon Rooney (My Mad Fat Diary), Ken Collard (Cuckoo) and Louis Emerick (Benidorm).

Coogan will make a guest appearance – he is also executive producer. His company Baby Cow is making the three-part series. the show.


News: New Alan Partridge TV Talk Show?

Steve Coogan has spoken about his desire to do a new another TV chat show as Alan Partridge, though this time with real guests.

His previous TV chat show Knowing Me Knowing You With Alan Partridge featured spoof guests played by performers including Rebecca Front, David Schneider, Doon Mackichan and Patrick Marber.


News: Alan Partridge Goes Vinyl To Support Record Store Day

Alan Partridge is to make his debut on vinyl. He will be immortalised on a picture disc, released by Demon Records especially for Record Store Day 2016.

News: Steve Coogan Radio Retrospective

Radio 4 Extra is to broadcast a three-hour Steve Coogan special, entitled Knowing Steve, Knowing You.

Om Saturday 10th October, four days before his 50th birthday, Coogan is joined by novelist and screenwriter Frank Cottrell Boyce for a look back at his life and career. There are exclusive new interviews and rare archive recordings.


Film Review: Misery Loves Comedy

Does comedy attract emotional fuck-ups or does a comedy career turn people into emotional fuck-ups? It’s a question that has been asked more and more in recent years. There were umpteen shows about mental health in Edinburgh this summer and I also tackled the subject in my book, plug plug, Beyond A Joke.



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