A new trailer for the upcoming second season of This Time With Alan Partridge has been released – you can see it below.
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In the latest trailer, Partridge can be seen opening a new episode of his fictional show with co-host Jennie Gresham (Susannah Fielding) and describing the show in his typically embarrassing fashion.
Inviting viewers to watch the show, Partridge says: “[It’s] high time to say if you’ve got time to give This Time your time then it’s time to let This Time spend time making your time a good time on This Time.”
He also makes awkward comparisons between opposing topics, comparing sensitive topics to mundane ones, saying This Time covers “aqua-aerobics to abortion” and “zebras to zionism.”
This Time With Alan Partridge was confirmed for a second season last February, with Coogan later adding it would air this year. Last September, Coogan teased what to expect from the new season.
“We’re trying to set ourselves a task of having the stuff on-screen [with the chat show] and then have a kind of parallel unseen story that we get glimpses of, this parallel narrative of what’s going on in [Alan’s] private life and Jennie, his co-presenter’s, private life,” he explained.
“And then, sort of, have those two things go parallel. We haven’t quite realised where it goes but we want it to end up in a strange and unexpected place. That’s all I can say.”
In a five-star review of the first season of This Time With Alan Partridge, NME said: “Alan Partridge might have left the BBC under a cloud of shame, but his return is the complete opposite. It’s a slice of comedic gold and an early contender for the funniest show of the year.”