Competition winners have fun at premiere of Alan Partridge film Alpha Papa

EDP and Evening News competition winners after the Alan Partridge film premiere at Hollywood Cinema,

EDP and Evening News competition winners after the Alan Partridge film premiere at Hollywood Cinema, Anglia Square. From left, Steve and Megan King; and Susie and Rob Knights. Picture: Denise Bradley - Credit: Archant 2013

A couple celebrated their ninth wedding anniversary in an unusual way today by attending the Alan Partridge film premiere in Norwich.

Megan King, 38, who teaches in Bangkok, Thailand, was one of the winners of the EDP and Evening News competition to win tickets to the first screening of Alpha Papa at Hollywood Cinema, Anglia Square.

She grew up in Bawburgh and entered the contest while visiting her father in the south Norfolk village.

Mrs King took her husband Stephen, 40, to the premiere.

She said: 'I couldn't believe we won it. I find Alan Partridge hilarious. It does remind us of home when we watch the DVDs in Bangkok.'

After the film she added: 'It was brilliant and lived up to everything. It was classic Alan Partridge.'

Another winner was company director Robert Knights, 41, from Beckside, Horsford, who brought his wife Susie, 41.

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He said the film exceeded his expectations and had lots of good one-liners.

The other winner was freelance theatre director Debora Williams, 48, from Hickling.

She took her father Clive Williams, 74, from Hickling.

Ms Williams said: 'I think Steve Coogan is a genius. He is a briliant comedian. I like the Norfolk irony of Alan Partridge.'

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