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Aha! or Aaargh? First-look review of the new Alan Partridge movie

Posted at 3:40 pm, July 24, 2013 in Arts & Entertainment

He’s been with us for 22 years on radio, TV, stage, online and even in book form. But now Britain’s greatest modern comedy icon Alan Partridge is finally making his big screen debut. But is ‘Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa’ actually any good? Avoiding the temptation to take Alan out of his comfort zone (despite long-running rumours that the film would see him jetting off to the US or the tropics in time-honoured sitcom-to-screen fashion), ‘Alpha Papa’ is set exclusively in and around Alan’s beloved Norwich, and has him stepping into the role of hostage negotiator when a rogue employee goes nuts at the local radio station. The movie receives its world premiere this afternoon – in Norwich, where else? – before a big London red carpet gala this evening. But we’ve got the early scoop.

Click here to read our exclusive first-look review of ‘Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa‘.

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