Alan Partridge: The Movie signs up Lynn and Michael

Michael and DJ Dave Clifton also back for Norfolk-set spin-off.

Several popular characters from the TV shows will return for ‘Alan Partridge: The Movie’.

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According to Variety, Felicity Montagu will return as Alan’s faithful PA Lynn and Tim Key is back as Sidekick Simon from the more recent series ‘Mid Morning Matters’.

Jurassic Park... Lynn and Sidekick Simon back for Partridge film (Credit: Rex Features)

Simon Greenhall returns as ex-forces garage worker Michael, while Phil Cornwell will again play bitter Radio Norwich DJ Dave Clifton.

Eat my goal... Michael, DJ Dave Clifton also back (Credit: Rex Features)

The trade mag also announced that Colm Meaney (‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’) and Sean Pertwee (‘Event Horizon’) will join the cast.

Shooting will start this month on location in Norfolk, around Cromer and Sheringham.

Sheringham mayor Doug Smith told EDP24: "The film crew will spend two days on Cromer Pier before spending one afternoon in Sheringham.”

The film, directed by ‘Father Ted’ helmer Declan Lowney, will also feature a car chase that sees Partridge pursued by a convoy of police cars and ambulances, from Norwich to Cromer.

The release date of Alan Partridge: The Movie is provisionally 16 August 2013.