Steve Coogan

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Duration: 1 hour

An extended interview in which Mark Lawson talks to the writer, comedian, actor and producer Steve Coogan about his life and career. Coogan, who made his name by winning the coveted Perrier Award at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 1992, found TV fame with the comic characters Paul Calf and Alan Partridge, later appearing as pop impresario Tony Wilson in Michael Winterbottom's film 24 Hour Party People and porn baron Paul Raymond in Winterbottom's The Look of Love.

Coogan's latest project is Stephen Frears's film Philomena, which he co-wrote and in which he stars as former BBC journalist Martin Sixsmith, who helps to investigate what happened to the son an elderly Irish woman (Judi Dench) reluctantly gave up for adoption in the 1950s.

Credits

Presenter
Mark Lawson
Interviewed Guest
Steve Coogan
Executive Producer
Pauline Law
Producer
Mark Crossan

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