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Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa

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Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa

Certificate
15 Certificate
Title
88 Mins
Released
2013
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Packshot of Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa
Certificate
15 Certificate
Duration
88 Mins
Released
2013

When Norwich radio station North Norfolk Digital is sold, DJ Pat Farrell (Colm Meaney) is let go. But the veteran disc jockey is not going to go down without a fight. During a party to celebrate the deal, Farrell storms back into the station with a shotgun and takes the staff hostage. Alan Partridge (Steve Coogan) manages to escape, but the police talk him into going back inside to act as a negotiator. Strong language.

Cast & Connections

Cast

  • Steve Coogan,
  • Colm Meaney,
  • Sean Pertwee,
  • Anna Maxwell Martin,
  • Darren Boyd and
  • Felicity Montagu

Director

  • Declan Lowney

Screenwriters

  • Neil Gibbons and
  • Rob Gibbons

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You know who I am, I've not been off TV for that long!

Did you know?

  • Steve Coogan has been playing Alan Partridge since 1992, when the character debuted on BBC radio programme On The Hour.
  • The title for this film was revealed in a teaser trailer. Other titles pitched in the teaser include Hectic Danger Day and Colossal Velocity.
  • This film premiered in Norwich, the hometown of Alan Partridge, after a fan campaign.
  • Co-writer Armando Iannucci was awarded an OBE in 2012 for services to broadcasting.
  • Steve Coogan also starred in Philomena, The Look Of Love and Ruby Sparks.

Box Office

U.K.
£6.16 million

Source: Rentrak EDI

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