ACTOR, producer, screenwriter and comedy legend, Steve Coogan will return to Shakespeare North Playhouse this summer and tickets are available to buy tomorrow.

On Saturday, June 10, Shakespeare North Playhouse will host ‘An Evening with Steve Coogan’.

Steve will chat about his incredible career, from the creation of his infamous character Alan Partridge to his production company Baby Cow.

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Born and raised in Manchester where he trained as an actor at the Manchester Polytechnic School of Theatre, Steve Coogan is best known for the iconic British Institution that is Alan Partridge.

He has received numerous BAFTA’s and British Comedy Awards for Alan Partridge and has taken the character on three nationwide sell out tours including STRATAGEM which toured in 2022.

In 1992 Coogan won the Perrier Award for his show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Whilst appearing on various shows on BBC Radio 4, the iconic British institution that is Alan Partridge was born.

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In 2021 Coogan launched FROM THE OASTHOUSE: THE ALAN PARTRIDGE PODCAST for Audible which was nominated for a British Podcast Award and he is currently in production with a second podcast series.

In 1999 Coogan set up Baby Cow Productions. Baby Cow have produced many successful and award winning programmes including ALAN PARTRIDGE, THE MIGHTY BOOSH, THE TRIP, GAVIN & STACEY, ZAPPED, UNCLE, RED DWARF, SENSITIVE SKIN, CAMPING, MOONE BOY, STARLINGS, HUNDERBY, THE WITCHFINDER and CHIVALRY which Coogan co-wrote and co-stars alongside Sarah Solemani for Channel 4.

Shakespeare North Playhouse’s ‘An Evening with’ events feature a ‘baton relay’ style of interviewers and interviewees hailing from the north of England. Previous ‘Evenings with’ include Frank Cottrell, Boyce, Angela Griffin, Johnny Vegas and Jimmy McGovern.

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Priority Tickets for ‘An Evening with Steve Coogan’ are available to purchase on Wednesday, April 19. General Tickets are available on Thursday, April 20.

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Tickets can be bought online, by telephone or at the shop inside Shakespeare North Playhouse Booking Line: 0151 4337156