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tumbleweed  Male  Gloucestershire 13-Jan-2019 17:33 Message #4733294
One of my favourite comedy characters is coming back.

Alan Partridge.

He is 'temporarily' co hosting an early evening 'One show' type spoof, 6 half hour episodes.

A great comedy creation. One of my favourites ever.
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eurostar  Female  Merseyside 13-Jan-2019 18:10 Message #4733297
cannot stand him...…..………...but you enjoy,lol
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tumbleweed  Male  Gloucestershire 13-Jan-2019 20:49 Message #4733310
Thanks...it looks like I am on my own though.
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OnlineMSE  Male  Essex 13-Jan-2019 20:52 Message #4733312
And Steve Coogan is supposed to be very good as Laurel in "Stan & Ollie"
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Nigel_In_Devon  Male  Devon 13-Jan-2019 20:59 Message #4733313
Afraid I'm no fan of Alan Partridge either. I've also heard the Stan & Laurel film is good.
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eurostar  Female  Merseyside 13-Jan-2019 21:01 Message #4733314
and I didn't like laurel and hardy originals...……….lol.
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BunnyGirl  Female  Buckinghamshire 13-Jan-2019 21:34 Message #4733316
cannot stand any of them either lol
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barney  Male  Surrey 14-Jan-2019 00:16 Message #4733326
Yep looks like you are on your own there tumbleweed. I can't stand him either and could never understand why anyone thought he was funny.
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tumbleweed  Male  Gloucestershire 14-Jan-2019 04:56 Message #4733331
He is one of those creations that divides opinion, a bit like David Brent from 'The Office'

Not everyone gets it, in fact only me on here, but I love it. Intentional cringe comedy, intentional embarrassing comedy, which makes it hilarious to me. Steve Coogan plays him really well.

Partridge is an amalgamation of DJ's, Presenters and Sports reporters through the years, some of whom I have really enjoyed, some who are plonkers, some coming out with ridiculous sayings.

Ricky Gervais's David Brent is a similar type of thing. And the other characters in the show. Another amalgamation of office types you have met over the years, managers who think they are it, but actually full of embarrassing cringe again. But mighty funny, in my opinion.

A type of comedy that I wish I had the talent to write. I think they are genius to make it work like it does.

I probably haven't convinced anybody on here, but I will be enjoying it all anyway.
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Mumsie  Female  Warwickshire 18-Jan-2019 13:14 Message #4733554
Stan and Ollie, was I thought a very good film , I knew very little of the two of them at least I stayed awake, to watch this one, and not like the other evening I slept through Mary Poppins, apart from the beginning about 20 minutes , and woke at the end
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mancers  Male  Greater Manchester 18-Jan-2019 15:07 Message #4733559
Knowing me knowing you ha ha.
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OnlineMSE  Male  Essex 19-Jan-2019 18:55 Message #4733637
or even
A-ha !!


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