STUDIOCANAL is delighted to announce ALAN PARTRIDGE: ALPHA PAPA is Number 1 at the UK Box office. Following The World Premiere in Anglia Square Norwich, this summer's hotly anticipated comedy opened in Cinemas Nationwide Wednesday 7 August boasting a total 5 day box office figure of o2,170,275 ahead of new openers GROWN UPS 2 & THE LONE RANGER.
Alan comments 'Now is not a time for gloating or celebration, more a time for healing old wounds, a time to say ''let us join together in thanks that I am number 1 at the box office'' Halleluja.'
When Alan's radio station, North Norfolk Digital, is taken over by a new media conglomerate, it sets in motion a hilarious 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?
ALAN PARTRIDGE: ALPHA PAPA IN CINEMAS NOW.