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Steve Coogan to play Jimmy Savile in ‘sensitive’ BBC drama
Alan Partridge star will take on ‘complex’ character of notorious paedophile in The Reckoning

Jim Waterson Media editor

26, Sep, 2021 @5:29 PM

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TV tonight: a shocking documentary about abuse in the music industry
The mistreatment of women in the world of rock’n‘roll is laid bare in a grim film called Look Away. Plus: an instantly endearing new sitcom, Alma’s Not Normal. Here’s what to watch this evening

Phil Harrison, Jack Seale, Ellen E Jones and Simon Wardell

13, Sep, 2021 @5:20 AM

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Henry Normal: ‘Comedy’s like sugar. It makes things better but I wouldn’t eat it on its own’
The producer whose TV hits include The Royle Family and Gavin and Stacey on finding the poignancy in life’s little moments, and heading back to the comedy circuit with his poetry

Brian Logan

01, Sep, 2021 @7:04 PM

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Stephen review – Steve Coogan is the cop who cracks the Lawrence case after 13 years of lies
In this riveting drama, Coogan stars as DCI Clive Driscoll, who finally investigates the racist killing of Stephen Lawrence fully, underlining the extra years of agony his parents had to endure

Lucy Mangan

30, Aug, 2021 @9:00 PM

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TV tonight: Steve Coogan seeks justice for Stephen Lawrence
Coogan stars as the DCI who reopens the Lawrence case six years after the Macpherson inquiry in three-part dramatisation. Plus: Is someone having a love affair in Ghosts? Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Graeme Virtue and Simon Wardell

30, Aug, 2021 @5:20 AM

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‘This story isn’t over’: TV drama explores the legacy of Stephen Lawrence’s murder
Steve Coogan, Sharlene Whyte and Frank Cottrell-Boyce on their depiction of how Doreen and Neville Lawrence pursued justice for their son’s racist killing with veteran detective Clive Driscoll

Mark Lawson

10, Aug, 2021 @12:23 PM

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Mrs Merton and the naughty nun: Caroline Aherne’s first comedy gigs
She sometimes said she’d rather be a hairdresser but Aherne’s cheeky early appearances in the pubs and clubs of Manchester led her to TV fame

Rachael Healy

13, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘Irresistibly funny’: the 20 best shows to binge right now
To help our readers through the latest lockdowns, we recommend the chillest, easiest and most laugh-out-loud series that we couldn’t stop watching

Steph Harmon, Stephanie Convery and Luke Buckmaster

02, Jul, 2021 @9:00 PM

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No, Alan, no! Why Partridge on The One Show would be a national disaster
An online petition to get the This Time With Alan Partridge duo to present the real-life TV magazine show must not succeed – and here’s why

Stuart Heritage

27, May, 2021 @11:43 AM

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Alan Partridge takes the stage with a Stratagem to heal Britain
Steve Coogan’s blazered broadcaster promises to bring a touch of TV evangelism and hatred of speed bumps on tour next year in venues across post-Brexit UK

Chris Wiegand

26, May, 2021 @12:52 PM

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This Time with Alan Partridge series two review – welcome back, excruciating agony!
Steve Coogan and the team return in the perfect parody show ‘covering everything! From aqua-aerobics to abortion! From zebras to Zionism!’

Lucy Mangan

30, Apr, 2021 @9:00 PM

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The 20 best podcasts of 2020
We went down a YouTube rabbit hole, Alan Partridge made a triumphant return and a singular look at cold war espionage came with an irresistible earworm. Plus more of the year’s best pods

Rachel Aroesti and Hannah J Davies

24, Dec, 2020 @2:00 PM

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