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The character Alan Partridge first appeared over twenty years ago as a BBC sports reporter on the radio show, On The Hour. Since then, this wonderfully conceited, petty, anal, idiosyncratic comic creation has flourished across virtually every medium you can think of. He's been a sports reporter (again) on the seminal TV news spoof, The Day Today, host of his own TV chat show, Knowing Me, Knowing You, star of the fly-on-the-wall sitcom I'm Alan Partridge, and most recently Mid-Morning Matters.
Buffoonish Norfolk DJ Alan Partridge, one of Steve Coogan and the BBC’s finest comic creations, makes an effortless transition to the bigscreen in “Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa,” a scissor-sharp comedy of ineptitude and failure. Crisply directed by Declan Lowney with a rigorous assist from Coogan’s ...