Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Partridge bags second series

615x330_partridge2.jpg

Second series negotiations for Alan Partridge don't always go well. Desperation once forced him to pitch such ideas as: Alan Attack -- Like the Cook Report Only more slapstick (see below).

Incredibly though, this time he's nailed it. Fosters Funny is commissioning a second series of Alan's radio/YouTube show Mid Morning Matters.

The new series will see AP back at North Norfolk Digital and www.fostersfunny.co.uk.

The man himself said: “I’ve always been more than comfortable in my association with this warmly regarded mid-range lager. I am quietly flabbergasted that the good people at Foster’s think that, by associating themselves with my webcast, people will consume more of their product.

"I don’t drink it myself but I’m familiar with it and firmly believe that the 20-30 age demographic should have access to affordable lager.

"Going forward, I look forward to moving forward with Foster’s in an atmosphere of bland co-operation. It’s a good fit. It feels right. I like it.”

The episodes are due to air later this year.

Mid Morning Matters producer Armando Iannucci adds: “I'm delighted to be making another series of Mid Morning Matters with Alan Partridge. It proves that a considerable number of people like Alan and that some of the things said about him in the press have been proven false. He is, actually, a fine local broadcaster, and this series of webisodes, done in conjunction with Foster’s, shows us once again that visually as well as aurally, he is not equalled by many - again, locally.”

A-HA!

NB: Previous second series negotiations have gone less well...

Related

alan.png

The Alan Partridge app

apart.png

VIDEO: Alan Partridge talks his new book

Comments

More

Watch James Corden and Owen Wilson take on Usain Bolt in the 100m

Pretty much the race of the century

28 Sep 2016

Disney is remaking The Lion King and nothing is sacred anymore

The Jungle Book's Jon Favreau will be overseeing the daunting project

28 Sep 2016

Sam Allardyce was foolish but he shouldn’t have been sacked

The England mess leaves more questions than answers by Dave Fawbert

28 Sep 2016

England manager Sam Allardyce leaves after one game in charge

Farewell, Big Sam, we hardly knew ye

27 Sep 2016

11 times UK newspapers stuck the boot into England bosses

The impossible job

27 Sep 2016

This baffling tune about pineapples in pens is a legitimate banger

You need these fifty seconds of pure joy in your life

27 Sep 2016

Matt LeBlanc confirmed for two more series of Top Gear

Joey's taking the wheel for a while longer by Paddy Maddison

26 Sep 2016

All the clues that suggest 2017 will be the year of Daft Punk

We live in hope by Paddy Maddison

26 Sep 2016

Album cover models: where are they now?

From Nirvana's iconic Nevermind baby to Blink's Enema nurse by Paddy Maddison

26 Sep 2016

BBC reveals episode titles for Sherlock series 4; here's what we know

The names of the first two episodes of series four have given some pretty major hints by David Cornish

26 Sep 2016