Armando Iannucci

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Steve Coogan to star in Armando Iannucci’s Dr Strangelove play
Coogan will follow in Peter Sellers’ footsteps to play multiple roles in stage adaptation of Stanley Kubrick’s 1964 satirical war film

Chris Wiegand

26, Sep, 2023 @10:02 AM

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Armando Iannucci to adapt Stanley Kubrick’s film Dr Strangelove for stage
The Thick of It creator will collaborate with actor Sean Foley on first authorised adaptation of director’s 1964 apocalyptic comedy

Dahaba Ali Hussen

15, Jul, 2023 @12:49 PM

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‘I was a tiny cog in a machine of people all named vice-president of something’: the reality of remaking UK sitcoms
The CBS version of the BBC comedy Ghosts is one of the biggest shows on American TV. But US remakes more often than not go south. Armando Iannucci and other creators share their horror stories

Daniel Dylan Wray

13, May, 2023 @10:55 AM

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Daisy May Cooper: ‘When I try to be sexy, I look like a psychopath’
The creator and star of This Country on how growing up in poverty influenced her new role, and why she keeps her Bafta by the door

Michael Hogan

26, Mar, 2023 @8:30 AM

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Armando Iannucci: ‘I have ADHD, which explains why I can only work to deadlines’
The satirist on who makes him laugh, Tory attacks on the BBC, and the physics behind his sci-fi sitcom

Michael Hogan

20, Nov, 2022 @9:30 AM

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Oliver Coleman: the 10 funniest things I have ever seen (on the internet)
In between performances at Edinburgh Fringe, the Australian comedian has assembled a list of fun clips, including the Armando Iannucci Shows and a parody of Vogue’s 73 Questions

Oliver Coleman

24, Aug, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Armando Iannucci: ‘Everything since 2016 has been a wind-up’
The film and TV writer answers your questions on advising Boris Johnson, dining with Alan Partridge characters and whether he still has OJ’s confession

As told to Rich Pelley

24, Feb, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Post your questions for Armando Iannucci
Alan Partridge to Malcolm Tucker, The Death of Stalin to David Copperfield – the writer-director’s CV lists the great comedy characters and satires of our time. Ask him anything in the comments

Rich Pelley

15, Feb, 2022 @11:18 AM

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TV and radio stars rally behind BBC over plans to scrap licence fee
Critics include Armando Iannucci, who says public support for the broadcaster has been underestimated

Tom Wall

16, Jan, 2022 @8:46 PM

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Time Trumpet: the savage cult comedy that ‘predicted’ the future
From a guilt-ridden Tony Blair to plastic surgery for kids, Armando Iannucci’s series deftly spoofed our love of nostalgic TV. 15 years on it’s still brilliant – and a true hidden gem

Daniel Dylan Wray

09, Sep, 2021 @9:00 AM

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From Shonda Rhimes to Armando Iannucci: 10 of the best TV showrunners
A celebration of the brains behind some of the small screen’s biggest and best shows, including The Wire, Grey’s Anatomy and Friends

Jack Seale

27, Aug, 2021 @8:00 AM

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The Day Today: prophetic parody that’s still funny in the fake news era
Armando Iannucci and Chris Morris’s satire first aired 27 years ago. These days the media is almost too shameless to satirise, but – as the cast reunite – the show’s hilarity remains

Phil Harrison

13, Aug, 2021 @3:00 PM

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