Alan Partridge to return for new BBC series about British history

Production has begun on the BBC One show, provisionally titled 'And Did Those Feet, With Alan Partridge'

Clarisse Loughrey
Saturday 06 April 2019 14:31
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This Time with Alan Partridge trailer

Alan Partridge will present a new series about the history of Britain.

Chortle reports that production has begun on the BBC One show, provisionally titled And Did Those Feet, With Alan Partridge, with filming to commence in May.

The series is pitched as a parody of the broadcaster’s large slate of historical programming, specifically those presented by acclaimed historian Simon Schama.

Rob and Neil Gibbons will return to direct and will write the series alongside star Steve Coogan. It will also be produced by Dave Lambert, behind the Partridge documentaries Scissored Isle and Welcome to the Places of My Life.

However, Tim Key is not expected to reprise his role as Partridge’s sidekick Simon Denton.

This Time with Alan Partridge has concluded its acclaimed first series on BBC1, with the Gibbons brothers confirming they’d be up for writing more episodes in the future.

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