The Best Episodes of Alan Partridge's Mid Morning Matters
Last Updated: Mar 22, 2019
After eight years of silence, Steve Coogan has resurrected his most enduring comic creation, the haplessly inept broadcaster Alan Partridge. But a-ha, as Partridge would inevitably say at this point, there’s a twist. He isn’t returning in a TV series, but online in a dozen stand-alone 11-minute films, commissioned and sponsored by the lager brand Foster’s
#1 - Episode 10
Season 1 - Episode 10
Alan and Simon are joined in the studio by Daniel, who has made a lot of money on the internet.
#2 - Episode 11
Season 1 - Episode 11
Alan talks to an agony aunt and takes a shine to his new sidekick.
#3 - Episode 8
Season 1 - Episode 8
Alan co-hosts North Norfolk Digital's breakfast show.
#4 - Episode 12
Season 1 - Episode 12
Alan jokes about vampires with Zoe whilst admiring her.
#5 - Episode 9
Season 1 - Episode 9
Alan fails to be nice to some young callers, and gets more than he bargained for when he chats to an ex-special forces soldier.
#6 - Grundy + Snow
Season 2 - Episode 6
In an uncharacteristically self-deprecating move, Alan nominates himself as "Berk of the Week".
#7 - Blackbird + Gangster
Season 2 - Episode 3
Alan invites folk musician Blackbird Goodbrook into the studio, before getting real with a reformed young offender turned youth leader.
#8 - Episode 7
Season 1 - Episode 7
There's tension in the studio because Sidekick Simon has been a guest on a rival show. Also in this episode, Alan eats an orange, an air rifle audio game, and Alan interviews himself.
#9 - Episode 5
Season 1 - Episode 5
Alan talks about Japanese food; attempts to book a cinema ticket; reads a sad moving real-life story from a listener; and is stitched-up by a rival radio station. Alan Francis plays Orbital Digital's Craig Kielty.
#10 - Episode 6
Season 1 - Episode 6
Alan gives us his impression of a partridge bird, a discussion about what car Cromwell would drive, Simon annoys Alan, and what is the best thing in the world?
#11 - Book Club + Dave Clifton
Season 2 - Episode 2
Alan hosts the first multimedia, radio-based book club in East Anglia. Also, a charity drive runs into difficulty when a reformed drug addict is too cheerful.
#12 - Foxhunter + Radio Play
Season 2 - Episode 1
The incomparable Alan Partridge returns for a second series of North Norfolk's favourite radio show. Alan tries his hand at producing a quality radio drama.
#13 - Jasper + Chef
Season 2 - Episode 4
Alan is joined in the studio by a controversial and outspoken author promoting his latest book
#14 - Episode 4
Season 1 - Episode 4
Alan tussles with a newsreader and samples some British wine. With Rosie Cavaliero as the wine expert.
#15 - Episode 1
Season 1 - Episode 1
Alan talks condiments with his listeners and welcomes Jim Jones to the studio to talk about his health campaign "On your bike".
#16 - Episode 2
Season 1 - Episode 2
Alan rounds up this weeks news with "Sidekick Simon" and delves into his family history with "Who does Alan think Alan is?".
#17 - Massage + Royal Visit
Season 2 - Episode 5
Alan slows things down for a very mellow edition of Mid Morning Matters, and enjoys a massage live on air.
#18 - Episode 3
Season 1 - Episode 3
This week Alan is searching for the listeners' favourite Norfolk person, and his tea tastes of chicken.