Author Topic: This Time With Alan Partridge (One Show Spoof)  (Read 127209 times)

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Re: This Time With Alan Partridge (One Show Spoof)
« Reply #3090 on: April 12, 2019, 10:11:01 AM »
Alistair MacGowan's masterful impersonation of Richard Madeley was his crowning achievement. Where on earth do you start to mimic somebody with no discernible vocal tics or catchphrases such as he? He said the key that unlocked the impression was that Madeley is always on the defence.

These are very This Time-ish.

Terrible video quality on the first clip.

The original sketch
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MQp1M3asMQo

The comeback
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RXug2XX12W8

Re: This Time With Alan Partridge (One Show Spoof)
« Reply #3091 on: April 12, 2019, 02:48:44 PM »
Alistair MacGowan's masterful impersonation of Richard Madeley was his crowning achievement. Where on earth do you start to mimic somebody with no discernible vocal tics or catchphrases such as he? He said the key that unlocked the impression was that Madeley is always on the defence.

These are very This Time-ish.

Terrible video quality on the first clip.

The original sketch
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MQp1M3asMQo

The comeback
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RXug2XX12W8


Great stuff. McGowan nailed him with fiendish accuracy. His attention to detail with impressions was always impressive.

The fact Jon Culshaw became bigger than McGowan is criminal really.

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Re: This Time With Alan Partridge (One Show Spoof)
« Reply #3092 on: April 12, 2019, 08:31:52 PM »


The fact Jon Culshaw became bigger than McGowan is criminal really.

Not so sure about that, They were level-pegging with success at the time of Big Impression and Dead Ringers. However, the more serious McGowan wanted to pursue acting beyond the impressions whereas Culshaw seemed quite happy sticking with what he knows. McGowan did have his own detective show Mayo for one series but it didn't take off. Shame. He was chillingly excellent as Savile in that bio-play a few years back, it has to be said. Recently, when not appearing on The One Show, he seems to have returned to live comedy. I believe he's a successful dialect coach too. He's done alright.

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Re: This Time With Alan Partridge (One Show Spoof)
« Reply #3093 on: April 12, 2019, 08:56:37 PM »
McGowan's Madeley impersonation is uncanny. It's not a broad pastiche of the man, it actually captures his exact mannerisms.

He said the key that unlocked the impression was that Madeley is always on the defence.

That had never occurred to me before, but it makes so much sense when you watch AM's performance. Richard, for all of his surface-level confidence, actually suffers from an acute case of nervous verbal diarrhoea a la Partridge. He can waffle on with apparent ease, but really he's frantically floundering. He can't stop talking, his mind is racing. He always wants to come across as someone who knows exactly what he's talking about, someone who shoots from the hip and tells it like it is, and to hell with the embarrassing consequences.

A fascinating character. 

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Re: This Time With Alan Partridge (One Show Spoof)
« Reply #3094 on: April 12, 2019, 09:31:05 PM »
This is a pure Partridge situation - can totally imagine it happening on KMKY or TT:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ruIp-cNxawM

"It's a visual metaphor"

Re: This Time With Alan Partridge (One Show Spoof)
« Reply #3095 on: April 12, 2019, 10:19:48 PM »
More  Madeley, the early Shaking Stephens interview is echt Partridge: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jpjxfQDHnyo

Incredible, could easily be an unseen segment from KMKY. Years later shakin apologises for his antics by way of a glowing book review

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Re: This Time With Alan Partridge (One Show Spoof)
« Reply #3096 on: April 12, 2019, 10:43:24 PM »
"It's a visual metaphor"

Richard's little grunts and hmm noises are absolute Partridge. One worries that Coogan actually does live in that sterile, lonely flat from The Trip, his entire life reduced to obsessively watching endless hours of Madeley on YouTube.

Still, his loss is comedy's gain.

Re: This Time With Alan Partridge (One Show Spoof)
« Reply #3097 on: April 18, 2019, 12:26:05 AM »
Madeley on GMB this morning has overdone his fake tan

The story's even more Partridge than that.  He accidentally applied developing fake tan which progressively got more and more orange as the show went on.


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Re: This Time With Alan Partridge (One Show Spoof)
« Reply #3098 on: April 18, 2019, 01:06:27 AM »
More  Madeley, the early Shaking Stephens interview is echt Partridge: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jpjxfQDHnyo

Wow. Cracking up.

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Re: This Time With Alan Partridge (One Show Spoof)
« Reply #3099 on: April 18, 2019, 07:16:26 AM »
The story's even more Partridge than that.  He accidentally applied developing fake tan which progressively got more and more orange as the show went on.



This is at least 18 times funnier than those fucking lips

Re: This Time With Alan Partridge (One Show Spoof)
« Reply #3100 on: April 20, 2019, 10:08:54 AM »
More Madeley, the early Shaking Stephens interview is echt Partridge: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jpjxfQDHnyo

That's hilarious. Everything about that is Partridge.

Re: This Time With Alan Partridge (One Show Spoof)
« Reply #3101 on: April 20, 2019, 01:00:03 PM »
Shaky channelling Emu, there.

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Re: This Time With Alan Partridge (One Show Spoof)
« Reply #3102 on: April 20, 2019, 02:39:04 PM »
I think we underestimate Madeley. He knows what he's up to and he knows he's an inspiration for Partridge. Amazing that they are still both on telly contemporaneously after 25 years, both feeding off each other for inanity.

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Re: This Time With Alan Partridge (One Show Spoof)
« Reply #3103 on: April 20, 2019, 03:01:39 PM »
I think we underestimate Madeley. He knows what he's up to and he knows he's an inspiration for Partridge. Amazing that they are still both on telly contemporaneously after 25 years, both feeding off each other for inanity.


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Re: This Time With Alan Partridge (One Show Spoof)
« Reply #3104 on: April 20, 2019, 06:09:59 PM »
Swallow: The Oroboros File would be an excellent title for Partridge's first foray into fiction.