Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
The 301 Greatest Movies Of All Time!
Empire's Guardians Of The Galaxy Cover
Does Star Wars Have A Brain Trust?
Nick Frost:
My Movie Life

The World's End star's pick of the flicks
Subscribe: 6 Issues For £15!
Subscribe today and save 37% off the cover price!
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
TODAY
First Poster For Ant-Man Arrives Online
Heist, heist baby
Fresh Avengers: Age Of Ultron Concept Art
Via Comic-con freebie posters
Mad Max: Fury Road Comic-Con Poster Unveiled
What a lovely day...
New Warcraft Logo Revealed
Duncan Jones' video game adaptation has a fresh look
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 Launches A New Poster
Graffiti hits Comic-Con
Pirates Of The Caribbean 5 Gets A Release Date
Argh ye ready for more Cap'n Jack come July 2017?
Twisted Twins Attack Painkiller Jane
Soska Sisters adapting cult comic
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
24 January 2014
Ben Kingsley Set For Night At The Museum 3
But will his Pharaoh be the toast of Croydon?
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
Night At The Museum 3
31 December 2014
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
Philomena (2013)
Empire Star Rating
What Maisie Knew (2013)
Empire Star Rating
Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa (2013)
Empire Star Rating
Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa (2013)
Empire Star Rating
Despicable Me 2 (2013)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa To Get A Sequel
Even deadlier danger day

03 April 2014  |  Written by Phil de Semlyen  |  Source: Media Guardian

submit to reddit

Fish out your chamois leather driving gloves and Roachford CDs because Norwich's finest, Alan Partridge, is returning for a second helping of cinematic mayhem. Henry Normal, the co-founder of Steve Coogan’s production house Baby Cow, told the Guardian that a sequel to Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa and a new Sky series are both in the pipeline.

“We are planning a sequel, yes, that will be great,” Normal revealed at Advertising Week Europe. “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.”

According to Normal, the writing team will fire up almost immediately. “We start writing now”, he said, “[and] I think we make it at the end of summer.”

Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa, which pooled the scribing skills of Coogan, Armando Iannucci and brothers Neil and Rob Gibbons, saw the breakfast DJ-turned-TV-celebrity-turned-breakfast-DJ-again facing down deranged former North Norfolk Digital employee Pat Farrell (Colm Meaney).

Will the sequel follow the Under Siege or Die Hard formula of inserting Partridge into the jaws of danger at a major transport nexus – say, Diss train station – or follow the recent trend for “darker” follow-ups, Dark Knight-style? With any luck we'll find out soon.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Two New Pompeii TV Spots Online
The mountain comes to Kit Harington
First Look At TV's New Constantine
Update: It's going to series

Your Comments

Jurassic Park! Can't wait :-) More

Posted by skyhawker at 16:55 on 03 April 2014 | Report This Post

SPECIAL FEATURE
The 301 Greatest Movies Of All Time EMPIRE READERS' POLL: THE 301 GREATEST MOVIES OF ALL TIME
You turned out in your hundreds and thousands, and here are the results... Browse the full list


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
'I Have The Club But I Didn't Get The Lion's Head'
Dwayne Johnson (and pals) talks Hercules props, action and ancient superheroes

Classic Feature: The Making Of The Silence Of The Lambs
Is this the most frightening movie ever made?

Classic Feature: Jack Nicholson - Gods Among Us
Charisma, consistency and cunning summed up in a single word: Jack.

Director Matt Reeves Spills Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Secrets
What we learned from our Empire podcast spoiler special

Peter Fonda On Peter Fonda
The Hollywood legend relives his career highlights

Kevin Feige Talks Ant-Man, Guardians Of The Galaxy And Doctor Strange
The Marvel boss updates us on the state of his cinematic universe

Video: Gary Oldman And Keri Russell Talk Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes
Would you watch Carry On Up The Planet Of The Apes?

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get The 301 Greatest Movies Of All Time Subscribers' Cover

Subscribe today and get the cover and 3 issues for only £10!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save maney on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 6 issues of Empire for just £15!
Get the world's greatest movie magazine delivered straight to your door! Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)