Steve Coogan has confirmed one other season of This Time with Alan Partridge is on the way in which, attributable to shoot on the finish of the yr.
The comic confirmed the excellent news to Digital Spy, whereas selling Partridge’s ongoing podcast From the Oasthouse: The Alan Partridge Podcast.
“We’re in the course of writing one other collection of This Time,” Coogan confirmed. “We’re taking pictures on the finish of the yr. We’re scrambling to get it collectively. It is going to be broadcast subsequent spring, someday.”
On what to stay up for within the new season, Steve Coogan defined: “We’re making an attempt to set ourselves a job of getting the stuff on-screen [with the chat show] after which have a type of parallel unseen story that we get glimpses of, this parallel narrative of what’s happening in [Alan’s] personal life and Jennie, his co-presenter’s, personal life.
“After which, type of, have these two issues go parallel. We haven’t fairly realised the place it goes however we would like it to finish up in an odd and surprising place. That’s all I can say.”
He added: “Then, after that, we’re going to do some type of documentary collection… We’ll positively do a documentary collection the place Alan is on the street.”
In a five-star review of the primary season of This Time with Alan Partridge, NME mentioned: “Alan Partridge might need left the BBC below a cloud of disgrace, however his return is the exact opposite. It’s a slice of comedic gold and an early contender for the funniest present of the yr.”
The affirmation comes after Coogan revealed final month that he’s planning on taking Partridge out on the road for a reside tour within the close to future.
The actor, who was clocked driving his Porsche at 36mph in a 30mph zone near his residence in East Sussex, argued that his new collection as Partridge couldn’t be filmed on public transport – as a result of Alan Partridge wouldn’t use public transport.
Crawley Magistrates concluded that Coogan would solely be banned from driving for 2 months as a substitute of the standard six so he might proceed filming the brand new collection.