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I'm Alan Partridge 

TV-MA | | Comedy | TV Series (1997–2002)
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.
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 Dave Clifton 12 episodes, 1997-2002
Simon Greenall ...
 Michael / ... 12 episodes, 1997-2002
Felicity Montagu ...
 Lynn Benfield / ... 12 episodes, 1997-2002
Andrew Burt ...
 Voice of Radio Norwich / ... 12 episodes, 1997-2002
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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.

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Lynn's name is a nod to Steve Coogan's real-life Production Assistant Lindsay. See more »

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Although Alan Partridge comes from Norwich in East Anglia, on occasion Steve Coogan's Manchester accent comes through in the character. See more »

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Alan Partridge: Back of the net!
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Spin-off Anglian Lives: Alan Partridge (2003) See more »

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ranks right up there with "the Office", and "Faulty Towers"
21 September 2005 | by See all my reviews

Steve Coogan is back once again as Alan Partridge. Good ol' Alan isn't doing a talk show anymore. Having fallen in hard times, he's now an early morning radio DJ, living in a hotel after his wife kicked him out and still hoping and dreaming for a second series of his talk show. From Partridge's car being vandalized with naughty language, sacking employees, and presenting a corporate video, to dealing with hotel renovations, meeting an...overzealous fan, attending a funeral, and everything in between, this 6 episode series is a sheer joy to behold and is even better than the already wildly funny "Knowing Me, Knowing You". Suffice it to say this is simply brilliant. Note to BBC America: Bring this out on Region 1 DVD NOW!!!

My Grade: A+


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