Fawlty Towers has been named as the greatest British sitcom of all time, with credit going to a “six–foot-five comic genius”.
Red Nose Day returns to BBC One with skits and celebrities for an evening of charity fundraising.
Gaby Roslin, Shappi Khorsandi and Samuel West are among the stars who have hailed Alan Partridge following his “genius” return to the BBC.
BBC staff have received an email from their “colleague” Alan Partridge on his return to the broadcaster.
Alan Partridge will deal with “difficult topics” like the Me Too movement and bereavement in his new series, according to the character’s creator Steve Coogan.
Steve Coogan has said that being underestimated and criticised in the media fuels his creativity.
Steve Coogan has said he may not have returned to playing Alan Partridge if he had not made the film Philomena.
Armando Iannucci has joked it “would be nice” to get a cut of the royalties from the forthcoming Mamma Mia! film because his Abba-loving character Alan Partridge helped it to succeed.
Alan Partridge and former Ukip leader Nigel Farage would get on “like a house on fire”, the comedy character’s creator Steve Coogan has said.
Steve Coogan’s return as Alan Partridge will see Felicity Montagu reprise her role as the DJ’s assistant.
Steve Coogan will reprise his role of Alan Partridge for a new series that sees the radio DJ hosting a TV show.
Steve Coogan has said he was conflicted about addressing Brexit in a new series of Alan Partridge.
Late comedian Victoria Wood will be honoured in a Christmas special programme remembering her finest festive moments.