Steve Coogan "planning a sequel" to Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa

The North Norfolk Digital radio DJ will be coming to a cinema screen near you in the not too distant future

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Steve Coogan "planning a sequel" to Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa
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Ellie Walker-Arnott

Alan Partridge might have made his silver screen debut just last summer, but it looks as though the North Norfolk DJ could be returning to a cinema screen near you in the not so distant future. 

Henry Normal, the co-founder of Steve Coogan's production company Baby Cow, has revealed that plans for a sequel to Alan Partridge: Alpa Papa are under way. A-ha! (Sorry, we couldn't resist.)

"We are planning a sequel," Normal told the Guardian, adding: "that will be great."

Fans of the fictional small-town media personality won't have to wait that long to get their next Partridge fix, though. 

"We are also looking at doing more Mid Morning Matters and another Sky special, a little bit like Coast with Alan Partridge, except I don't think he goes out of Norfolk," continued Normal. "We start writing now. I think we make it at the end of summer."

Alan Partridge's well received foray into filmmaking, Alpa Papa, saw the broadcaster become an intermediary between the police and a disgruntled colleague who had taken him hostage. 

As well as producing films such as Bafta-winning Philomena and Alpha Papa, Baby Cow counts Gavin & Stacey, Moone Boy, Nighty Night, The Mighty Boosh and The Trip among its TV credits.

Watch a trailer for Alan Partridge: Alpa Papa...

Steve Coogan stars in The Trip to Italy tonight at 10:00pm on BBC2. 


 


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