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5 of the best James Bond theme covers

Spectre – the  24th entry in the James Bond series – is less than two months away, and the hype around the suave British spy’s next screen outing is building. We’ve recently had it confirmed who will be taking on the envious task of providing the film’s soon-to-be iconic theme tune (Sam Smith), and underground noise-rock …

'Youth Hostelling with Chris Eubank' is now real

One of the most memorable scenes in Alan Partridge’s original series was when he meets BBC commissioning editor Tony Hayers for lunch, and pitches a succession of increasingly desperate programme ideas. It’s Steve Coogan at the top of his game, as he reels off suggestions like ‘Knowing M.E. Knowing You’, ‘Inner City Sumo’ and ‘Cooking …

Virals August 20, 2015

Alan Partridge 2 on its way, says producer

Aha! Following the huge success of Alan Partridge’s first movie outing Alpha Papa, it has been confirmed that the hapless DJ will return to the big screen in a sequel. Alan Partridge 2 will also be preceded by a Sky TV special – which will apparently be a spoof of BBC documentary series Coast. Speaking …

Film What's On April 4, 2014

In pictures: Norwich’s Alan Partridge-themed Christmas light show

Alan Partridge has moved into a new form of light entertainment – after being turned into a giant moving festive illumination in his home town of Norwich. [The Alan Partridge light show in Norwich – pictures: PA] The Partridge tribute takes the form of a 30ft high light sculpture suspended from 15 tonnes of scaffolding. …

What's On November 22, 2013

Alan Partridge movie gets world premiere in Norwich – pictures

Steve Coogan appeared in character at the Norwich world premiere of the Alan Partridge movie last night, with his famous comic creation hailing the film as a “love letter” to the city. Sporting a nifty blue suit, travelling in style by helicopter and posing for photos with fans, Partridge soaked up the adulation and came out with some classic Alan-isms. …

Film What's On July 25, 2013

Alan Partridge film ‘Alpha Papa’ set for Norwich premiere

For better or worse, Norwich has become synonymous with fictional radio DJ and presenter Alan Partridge, and today it was confirmed that the movie adaptation, Alpha Papa, will get its world premiere in the unassuming Norfolk city. The film, starring comedian Steve Coogan, was shot at locations across Norfolk earlier this year. Since then a …

Film What's On July 8, 2013

Alan Partridge turns action man in new ‘Alpha Papa’ trailer – watch

An entertaining new trailer for Alan Partridge movie Alpha Papa has landed, showing the buffoonish title character taking on an armed siege at his radio station. Steve Coogan’s comic creation is well-and-truly back to his old tricks in the footage, describing Fleetwood Mac as “soft-rock cocaine enthusiasts” on air, and telling his long-suffering assistant Lynn that her hair …

Film What's On June 13, 2013