7th August 2013 saw the release of Alpha Papa, a critically acclaimed movie-first for much loved fictional TV and radio presenter Alan Partridge which shot to the UK box office number one spot on its opening weekend.
The British action comedy, filmed in Norfolk and South London, sees Steve Coogan’s Alan Partridge become a would-be hero. A number of scenes feature the infamous DJ working in his office where he is surrounded by classically styled mahogany reproduction furniture. These particular scenes have made it to the film’s promotional photography too, featuring across the internet and printed media.
Essex based reproduction furniture suppliers Furniture Warehouse (http://www.furniturewarehouseuk.com/
Christopher Court is the owner of Furniture Warehouse. He was contacted by the film’s props buyer with a very urgent request. “I was asked if I could deliver these items to their South London studio within a week,” he said. “Our Regency style reproduction furniture is a very popular line, so immediate supply is never a problem and we always pull out the stops to meet deadlines, whoever the customer is. Within the week I’d personally delivered everything they needed.”
Furniture Warehouse supplies a wide range of furniture in various styles including classic Regency style reproduction furniture which is available in mahogany, burr poplar, oak and yew and can be custom crafted or supplied from stock. From their base in Essex, deliveries are made nationwide. Website: http://www.furniturewarehouseuk.com.