This Time with Alan Partridge star Susannah Fielding has responded to Piers Morgan’s criticisms of the series, saying she thinks it’s “great” that the Good Morning Britain host hit out.
Poor Piers got all in a tizzy about This Time, which sees Steve Coogan’s Partridge co-host a painfully awkward BBC magazine show with the long-suffering Jennie Gresham (Fielding).
“Very sad news [about] the new Alan Partridge show, called This Time, which obviously mocks me and Susanna,” Morgan fumed on GMB.
“I used to love Alan Partridge, he used to be hilarious, brilliant. It is now utterly unwatchable.” (Piers also predicted that This Time would be pulled off the air after three or four weeks. It wasn’t.)
“I think it’s great!” Fielding said, when asked by Digital Spy about Morgan’s comments. “I think that’s probably exactly what we expected. [ . . . ]