Steve Coogan: Has he still got it?

There’s a whole lot wrong with Steve Coogan’s new live show, his first for ten years. Its ideas aren’t fully developed, its structure is scrappy, and its star, at least on the third night of his three-month tour, is under-rehearsed.

So I hate to shower praise on something so palpably half-cocked. But, sorry, the character- comedy showcase Steve Coogan is Alan Partridge and Other Less Successful Characters offers some of the best laughs I’ve had all year. As Partridge in particular, his talent for portraying feisty failures is as glorious as ever.

Full published article at: TimesOnline

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