Steve Coogan confirmed the iconic character would return to our screens in February

Alan Partridge is set to return to our screens.

Speaking to Marc Maron on his WTF podcast, Steve Coogan revealed that the character would be back on the BBC in February.

Partridge will act as the temporary co-host of This Time, a fictional evening weekday magazine show which is remarkably similar to The One Show. It marks his 2first return to live television since his '90s chat show Knowing Me, Knowing You was cancelled after a guest was fatally shot on air."

Ed Smith and Jennifer Gannon discussed this and more in our weekly TV slot.

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