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A-ha! Alan Partridge is channelling The One Show for new BBC series

Alan Partridge is channelling The One Show for new BBC series
Alan Partridge is coming back for a new series (Picture: BBC)

Alan Partridge is returning to BBC One for a new six-part series.

Titled This Time With Alan Partridge, Norfolk’s excellent broadcaster will be returning to the BBC after countless projects elsewhere; including Sky TV shows like Mid-Morning Matters and his 2013 film Alpha Papa.

The series will see Alan given a ‘career lifeline’ – station in as a co-host on dusk weekday repository show This Time in the character of The One Show.

Alan Partridge is channelling The One Show for new BBC series
Steve Coogan as Alan Partridge in Knowing Me Knowing Yule (Picture: BBC)

A BBC orator said: ‘This Time is the ideal shop window for a man of Alan’s gravitas and will, or should, see him finally recognized as one of the heavyweight broadcasters of his era.

‘The show itself is a heady brew of consumer affairs, stream affairs, spectator interaction, high-brow talk and lightweight froth; very much the honeyed spots for a man who whose CV boasts over two decades of weekday internal radio.

Alan Partridge is channelling The One Show for new BBC series

‘And with an array of different subjects on the agenda, it promises the ideal fit for a man whose broadcasting character has been described as “equidistant between chatter and analysis.”’

Steve Coogan will return alongside Sidekick Simon (Tim Key) and co-presenter Jennie Gresham (Susannah Fielding).

The 6 half-hour episodes will air on BBC One after this year. Back of the net!

In the meantime, because not reacquaint yourself with some of Alan’s excellent moments.

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