From the Oasthouse: The Alan Partridge Podcast (Series 2)

5.0/5

Critic Rating

Alan returns to podcasting, offering his unique perspective on life’s big questions, the hot-button issues of the day, his professional successes and the most intimate details of his personal life in a series he is already calling ‘seminal’. The second series will come partly from the oasthouse—in order to satisfy people who'd rather he didn’t mess with the format—and partly from other locations—to appeal to those who found the original format a bit limiting.


Critic Reviews

Score: 5

Fiona Sturges • Financial Times Oct 3, 2022

"...he’s back where he began in audio, and it’s glorious. The absence of editing, which allows hosts to ramble on unencumbered by schedules, is one of the curses of podcasting; in the case of Partridge, it is precisely what you want. In From the Oasthouse, he sounds refreshed, the simple format allowing layer upon layer of self-serving bluster. It is, as they say, pure Partridge. …"

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Score: 5

Hannah Verdier • The Guardian Sep 29, 2022

"Partridge is back for that vital second series, determined to free the podcast genre from “posh Guardian journalists who shorten their names to three letters”. And he does just that, hardly drawing a breath before he throws out Alan-esque anecdotes."

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