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Steve Coogan; Sleeping Beauty review

With Mark Lawson. Including an interview with Steve Coogan on the memoirs of his comic creation Alan Partridge, and a review of Australian film Sleeping Beauty.

With Mark Lawson.

Steve Coogan has returned to the character that made him a household name, publishing Alan Partridge's autobiography. He discusses the way Partridge has evolved over the years and whether he's ever considered killing him off.

The Comic Strip returns to Channel 4 this week with The Hunt for Tony Blair, in which the former Prime Minister is a 1950s fugitive, on the run for mass murder. Political commentators Quentin Letts and Andrew Rawnsley review.

The new Australian film Sleeping Beauty - the debut from writer and director Julia Leigh - tells the story of a university student who signs up for a series of sessions in which her unconscious body is used by men for their erotic fantasies. Author and critic Kate Saunders gives her verdict.

Producer Georgia Mann.

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30 minutes

Chapters

  • The Hunt for Tony Blair

    • The Hunt for Tony Blair

      A review of the TV satire The Hunt for Tony Blair.

      Duration: 08:21

  • Steve Coogan

    • Steve Coogan

      An interview with Steve Coogan, who has returned to the character that made him a household name, by publishing Alan Partridge's autobiography.

      Duration: 14:25

  • Sleeping Beauty

    • Sleeping Beauty

      A review of the film Sleeping Beauty.

      Duration: 05:30

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