Steve Coogan

Kirsty Young's castaway is the comedian and actor Steve Coogan. As a child he found he had a knack for impressions, a talent which led him to work on Spitting Image. Recently he has also found success in films, but is best known for the comic monster he created - Alan Partridge. The chatshow host in Pringle jumper and slacks made us cringe with his crass questions and witless interventions and has remained one of our most enduring comic anti-heroes.

[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]

Favourite track: We Have All the Time in the World by Louis Armstrong
Book: The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy by Laurence Sterne
Luxury: Fully-restored Morris Minor Traveller with wooden detail.

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45 minutes

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Fri 16 Oct 2009 09:00


Role Contributor
PresenterKirsty Young
Interviewed GuestSteve Coogan

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