Steve Coogan was due to appear in Norwich for a book signing event next week as his famous character Alan Partridge, but it has now been rescheduled.

The actor was set to head to Partridge's spiritual home in the evening of Tuesday, October 17 on a Waterstones book tour.

He is still coming to the Castle Street shop in Norwich, but on Saturday, November 11 at 11.30am instead. 

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Other dates across the country have also been pushed back, including at Waterstones branches in London and Manchester.

Norwich Evening News: Alan Partridge will be signing copies of Big Beacon in Norwich Alan Partridge will be signing copies of Big Beacon in Norwich (Image: Supplied)

A representative for Steve Coogan said: "Due to a demanding rehearsal schedule for his next film, the book signings will now begin later this month in line with Steve’s availability."

Partridge, the tactless TV and radio presenter, will be meeting fans and signing copies of his new book Big Beacon.

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In this inspirational new memoir, Alan tells two stunning stories of triumph over mild adversity: somehow managing to rebuild both his TV career and an abandoned lighthouse in Kent.

It is a ticket-only event and it costs £25pp including a copy of the book, which will be available for collection on the day.

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