Wednesday June 3, 2020

Alastair Campbell’s lumpy stew is a banquet of pure Partridge

Saturday Bloody Saturday is a work for which the phrase “unintentionally hilarious” simply will not suffice

25th March, 2018
Alastair Campbell: fails miserably to hit the back of the old onion bag Pic: Getty

Fiction: Saturday Bloody Saturday, By Alastair Campbell and Paul Fletcher, Orion, €17.50

In one of the best episodes of I’m Alan Partridge, Alan meets two Irish TV producers to discuss a project. Casting around for things he knows about Ireland, Alan settles on U2. “Sunday Bloody Sunday,” he says. “It really captures the frustration of a Sunday, doesn’t it? You wake up in the morning, you’ve got to read all the Sunday papers,...

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