alan-partridgeAccording to the film’s first full trailer, Ilan Eshkeri is the composer of the upcoming British comedy Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa. The film is directed by Declan Lowne and and stars Steve Coogan in the title role, alongside Colm Meaney, Sean Pertwee, Anna Maxwell Martin, Nigel Lindsay, Felicity Montagu, Simon Greenall and Phil Cornwell. The movie follows the fictional radio and television presenter as he tries to salvage his public career while negotiating a potentially violent turn of events at North Norfolk Digital Radio. Coogan co-wrote the screenplay with Peter Baynham (Borat, Hotel Transylvania), Armando Iannucci (In the Loop, Veep), Neil and Rob Gibbons co-wrote the screenplay and Kevin Loader (Hyde Park on Hudson, Captain Corelli’s Mandolin) and Henry Normal are producing the project. Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa is set to be released in the UK on August 7, 2013. No word yet on domestic distribution. To learn more about the comedy, visit the official Facebook movie page.

Eshkeri’s other upcoming projects also include the animated feature Justin and the Knights of Valour, the romantic comedy Austenland and the Ralph Fiennes-directed The Invisible Woman.