James O’Brien meets Armando Iannucci, the man behind The Day Today, I’m Alan Partridge, The Thick of It and Veep. Armando talks about his new film The Death of Stalin, working with Steve Coogan and Chris Morris, and how being a director nearly turned him into a dictator himself.
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Danny and Armando Iannucci discuss satirical writing, Veep and Alan Partridge. The legendary sausage sandwich game stars Jimmy Armfield and Lynsey Hipgrave has listener stories.
Armando Iannucci gives a lecture on comedy and its parallels with the nature and condition of Art.
Iannucci has produced and written extensively for television and radio. He first received widespread fame as the producer of On the Hour and The Day Today and was instrumental in developing a new wave of comedy.
Senior Editor Jeff Goldsmith interviews co-writer/director Armando Iannucci and co-stars Peter Capaldi and Mimi Kennedy about In The Loop.
(You might want to skip the first four minutes, which is just very convoluted advertising.)