Tag: Steve Coogan

  • Steve Coogan – The Inside Story
    Steve Coogan – The Inside Story

    In Christmas of 2009, BBC Two aired a mockumentary charting the life and career of Steve Coogan. With classic archive moments and some rarely seen early appearances, this one-hour special includes interviews with well-known faces who have collaborated with Steve, and others who are simply fans of Alan Partridge, Paul and Pauline Calf, Tony Ferrino […]

  • Palan Artridge’s Oonerspisms
    Palan Artridge’s Oonerspisms

    I’m not sure when Alan Partridge started dropping spoonerisms into his talk, but once you notice it, it’s hard to miss. Most of the time it’s subtle, but sometimes, it’s really obvious, like here. I noticed it more and more during the run of This Time. For example … https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x74spnz?start=42

  • Alpha Papa Echo Lima
    Alpha Papa Echo Lima

    Is Eddie Large such a fan of Alan Partridge that he even attends his sieges? Is that him in the hat? Certainly looks like him. Still not sure though. There’s a better close up in the deleted scenes. And yes, that’s Diane Morgan next to him. Elsewhere, I’ll be honest, I didn’t notice this until […]

  • Alan Partridge’s Stigmata
    Alan Partridge’s Stigmata

    At the end of series two of Mid Morning Matters with Alan Partridge (spoiler), in the middle of their bonding Ah-Ha moment, the feed glitches, and freeze frames. This is the frame is freezes on. This moment was set up earlier in the episode, when Alan mentions he can cancel his doctor’s appointment, and just […]

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  • Proctology: A Bottom Examination
    Proctology: A Bottom Examination

    For a long time now I’ve been wanting to write an old-fashioned programme guide. One you can hold in your hand and thumb through, make notes on, spill coffee on. So I did. Proctology: A Bottom Examination is my deep dive into Bottom, the hit BBC Two sitcom starring Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson. That’s […]

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  • Re-Casting Keanu
    Re-Casting Keanu

    Keanu Reeves is 56. That makes him eight years older than Clive Dunn was when he was first cast in Dad’s Army. But don’t panic, Clive Dunn was always playing much older characters than his own age. Keanu Reeves is 56. That makes him seven years older than Stephanie Cole was when she was first […]

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