Steve Coogan’s On The Telly
Saturday 26th July and Sunday 27th July, from 9pm, GOLD, Sky 110, Virgin 126, BT 855
Fans of Steve Coogan are in for a treat this weekend, when the popular comedian comes to the GOLD channel for six weekends in a special season of programming celebrating his career and most iconic characters. As well as a selection of some of Steve Coogan’s best known shows there are some newly filmed links and intros from Steve Coogan himself.
UKTV have provided us with this week’s Steve Coogan schedule.
Saturday 26th July
9pm: I’m Alan Partridge – S1E1: A Room With Alan – Armed with some brilliant programme ideas and a clump of cheese, Alan meets a BBC commissioner.
9.40pm: Knowing Me, Knowing You – S1E1 – Steve Coogan’s spoof chat show hosted by the hapless Alan Partridge. Guests include champion showjumper Sue Lewis, singer Shona McGough and her band, and presenter Keith Hunt.
10.20pm: Saxondale – S1E1 – Tommy falls foul of animal rights protestors.
11pm: Steve Coogan: The Inside Story – An unconventional look at Steve Coogan’s TV work.
Sunday 27th July
9pm: I’m Alan Partridge – S1E2: Alan Attraction – Alan has failed to get a second TV series and is days away from bankruptcy. Might the charms of receptionist Jill provide some relief?
9.40pm: The Trip – S1E1: The Inn At Whitelaw – Channel Premiere. Steve agrees to review six restaurants in the north of England and takes Rob Brydon along for the ride.
10.20pm: Saxondale – S1E2 – Tommy deals with some celebrity clients.
11pm: Coogan’s Run – Ep1: Get Calf – Paul Calf sees some merit in taking up religion.
11.35pm: Dr Terrible’s House of Horrible – Ep1 – Hans Brocken and his beautiful bride find themselves trapped in a remote castle, at the mercy of undead ladies.
UKTV have kindly allowed us access to an exclusive interview he did with GOLD to promote this special season of shows, watch out for it later this week.