Steve Coogan escapes lengthy driving ban because his Alan Partridge character needs to drive

The Telegraph | Aug 13, 2019 at 1:29 PM
  • Steve Coogan has escaped a lengthy driving ban by arguing that he is about to film a new Alan Partridge series and the comedy character does not use public transport.
  • Crawley magistrates heard that Coogan was clocked by an automatic camera on the A22 near his £4 million home in Halland, East Sussex on January 8.
  • In February 2016 Coogan In February 2016, Coogan was fined £670 and banned from driving for 28 days after being caught doing 54mph in a 30mph zone in Brighton.