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Duration: 59 minutes

An unconventional look at the best of Steve Coogan's television work and character comedy. With classic archive moments and some rarely seen early appearances, this one-hour special includes interviews with well-known faces who have collaborated with Steve, and others who are simply fans of Alan Partridge, Paul and Pauline Calf, Tony Ferrino and Tommy Saxondale - to name only a few of his great comic creations.

Along with Julia Davis, Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer also appear in several guises to give the inside scoop on what it's like to work with Steve Coogan - while Steve himself appears as his Irish auntie Peggy and Mickey Gold - his first showbiz agent. Narrated by Mark Williams.

Part of the BBC Christmas 2009 season.

Last on

Sun 25 May 2014 22:30 BBC Two except Northern Ireland, Scotland

  • Paul and Pauline Calf

    Paul and Pauline Calf

    Steve Coogan poses as two of his characters, offensive drunk Paul Calf and his sister Pauline.

  • Saxondale


    Steve Coogan as Tommy Saxondale and Rasmus Hardiker as Stealth Pest Control assistant Raymond.

  • Alan Partridge

    Alan Partridge

    Steve Coogan as Alan Partridge who first appeared on our television screens in The Day Today in 1994.


Steve Coogan
Julia Davis
Vic Reeves
Bob Mortimer


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