Easily Distracted: My Autobiography

Easily Distracted: My Autobiography

Steve Coogan


Steve Coogan used to be born and raised in Manchester within the Sixties, the fourth of six kids. From an early age he entertained his relatives with impressions and used to be frequently instructed he may still 'be at the telly'. Failing to get into any of the London-based drama faculties, he approved a spot at Manchester Polytechnic university of Theatre and prior to graduating were given his first holiday as a voice artist at the satirical puppet express Spitting Image.

The past due eighties and early nineties observed Coogan constructing characters he may possibly practice at the comedy circuit, from Ernest Moss to Paul Calf, and in 1992 he received a Perrier award with John Thomson. It was once round the related time, whereas operating with Armando Iannucci and Patrick Marber on On The Hour and The Day this present day, that Alan Partridge emerged, virtually absolutely formed.

Coogan, as soon as a tabloid fixture, is now a revered movie actor, author and manufacturer. He runs his personal construction corporation, child Cow, has a raft of flicks to his identify (from 24 Hour celebration People to Alpha Papa, the critically-acclaimed Partridge film), six Baftas and 7 Comedy Awards. He has stumbled on large good fortune in recent times with either The Trip and Philomena, the latter bringing him Oscar nominations, for generating and co-writing.

In Easily Distracted he lifts the lid at the genuine Steve Coogan, writing with detailed humour and an unforeseen candour a few noisy early life surrounded by means of foster youngsters, his attention-seeking teenage years and his emergence as a family identify with the start of Alan Partridge.

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