ALPHA PAPA is an upcoming British comedy film spin-off based on fictional radio and television presenter, Alan Partridge, written by Steve Coogan and Armando Iannucci, Peter Baynham, and Neil & Rob Gibbons. It marks Declan Lowney second directorial feature after Wild About Harry, with his TV credits including many episodes of Little Britain and Father Ted. Coogan’s returns as the much loved TV titular comedy character, alongside “I’m Alan Partridge” regulars Lynn (Felicity Montagu), Geordie BP garage worker Michael (Simon Greenall) and DJ Dave Clifton (Phil Cornwell).
This teaser trailer for the film was released along with the official title. It shows Partridge (Coogan) trying to think of the best titles for his film. The options he suggests are ‘Colossal Velocity,’ ‘The Norfolk Fracture,’ ‘Gun Bird’, ‘Chap of Steel’.
Alan Partridge has had many ups and downs in his life. National television broadcaster. Responsible for killing a guest on live TV. Local radio broadcaster. A nervous breakdown in Dundee. His self-published book,'Bouncing Back', subsequently remaindered and pulped. The film portrays the events of the greatest low-to-high-ebb spectrum in his life to date – specifically how he tries to salvage his public career while negotiating a potentially violent turn of events at North Norfolk Digital Radio.
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