Alan Partridge

TVO Stars Up For British Comedy Awards!

The nominations for the 2012 British Comedy Awards have been announced, and a number of TVO flavoured productions are, quite rightly, in the running. Amazingly, all four shows up for Best New Comedy Programme can be traced back to these very pages, starting with the [...]

December 3, 2012 // 0 Comments

Hacked Off… With Alan Partridge

If you’ve been following media coverage of the phone hacking scandal, you’ll know that Steve Coogan is particularly vocal in his criticisms of those responsible – and quite rightly so. Unfortunately, it seems the man he helped make famous doesn’t agree.  Shamed former BBC [...]

November 23, 2012 // 0 Comments

Sky’s The Limit!

Today saw a stream of comedy commissions and recommissions announced at a London press launch for Sky Comedy. Notable in amongst the news was a second series of forthcoming Baby Cow Productions series Moone Boy, featuring Chris O’Dowd and Steve Coogan.  O’Dowd is also the creator, [...]

June 22, 2012 // 1 Comment

Welcome To The Places Of My Life

Next week sees the long awaited return of Alan Partridge to our TV screens. Back in the late 90s, the then deeply troubled broadcaster told BBC Commissioner Tony Hayers that: “If you don’t do it… Sky will.” – and rarely has that been more evident than in the output of [...]

June 21, 2012 // 1 Comment

Coogan Matters

As we reported previously, Steve Coogan has moved over to Sky Atlantic to make the latest series of Mid Morning Matters. Along with this, the channel has ordered up some extra Coogan in the form of some one-off specials!  Alan Partridge: Welcome To The Places Of My Life, and Alan Partridge: On [...]

May 18, 2012 // 2 Comments

Aha! Partridge On The Silver Screen

After years of rumours, this week it was confirmed that the Alan Partridge movie is definitely happening! The feature-length Partridge film, starring Steve Coogan, will be shot later this year and is due for release in 2013. Armando Iannucci has been working on the script with Coogan, and Neil and [...]

May 2, 2012 // 1 Comment

Fostering The Funnies

Fosters are continuing their support of great comedy by returning to their successful revivals of Alan Partridge and The Fast Show. The lager giant have been sponsoring individual shows for some time now – most recently including Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy – and are now the [...]

February 17, 2012 // 2 Comments

2011 Pops Off With a Bang!

The final months of 2011 were an exciting time for the Booshniverse. Join us for now for the final instalment of our four-part retrospective as we relive it all over again. . . October October began buzzing with Booshy delights. The month’s start saw previews for the upcoming 25th series of Never [...]

January 8, 2012 // 1 Comment

Mid Morning Sky Matters

Steve Coogan‘s alter ego Alan Patridge has been announced to be moving his show, Mid Morning Matters to Sky in the near future. As we’ve announced previously, the show is gearing up for a second series plus a Christmas special which will air on Sky Atlantic in 2012. Along with  Mid [...]

November 14, 2011 // 0 Comments

Barratt’s Comedy Cheese!

It seems Julian Barratt’s contribution to Comic Relief was not confined to sweeping Noel Fielding up in his arms on Let’s Dance… For Comic Relief! He could be heard (but sadly not seen) on yesterdays Comic Relief show, talking to Alan Partridge. If you missed it you can catch it [...]

March 19, 2011 // 1 Comment