Alan Partridge TV Pitch Becomes Reality: Youth Hostelling With Chris Eubank

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Yep, it’s actually happened.

Fans of Alan Partridge will remember the moment Alan, in a bid to reignite his failing career, reels off a list of TV show pitches to a BBC commissioning editor.

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His pitches included such classics as: Alan Attack (like the Cook Report, but with a more slapstick approach), Arm Wrestling with Chas and Dave, A Partridge Amongst The Pigeons, and of course – Youth Hostelling with Chris Eubank.

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Eubank recently took to Twitter to express his ongoing confusion with the joke, posting a message that said: ‘Can you please explain the link between me and youth hostels?’

But it turns out the former middleweight and Super-middleweight champion boxer saw the funny side and, 18 years later, has brought the joke into reality in this creative advert for Hostelworld.

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Check out the brilliant clip below.

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At last we have a taster of what to expect if a full series of Youth Hostelling with Chris Eubank is finally commissioned.

We look forward to seeing Monkey Tennis hit our screens in the near future…


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