ALAN PARTRIDGE: 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).
When Alan’s radio station, North Norfolk Digital, is taken over by a new media conglomerate, it sets in motion a chain of events which see Alan having to work with the police to defuse a potentially violent siege. Will Alan talk round disgruntled colleague Pat Farrell? Will there be shots fired in anger? Will Alan become a public hero or simply another footnote in the history of broadcasting?
- via MSN UK