In the Loop

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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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Armando Iannucci on why he's glad he left Veep: 'I don’t know how I’d respond to America now'
The creator of The Thick of It discusses spin, the ‘halcyon’ years of George W Bush and being ‘close to the end of the world’

Elle Hunt

03, May, 2017 @2:58 AM

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Chris Addison to direct gender-swap Dirty Rotten Scoundrels remake
The Thick of It actor to make big-screen directorial debut with Nasty Women, which stars Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson as con artists

Gwilym Mumford

29, Mar, 2017 @10:12 AM

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Olivia Poulet: ‘They said they wanted something female…’
The Thick of It star talks about her brilliant new solo satire and breaking TV’s sexist glass ceiling

Laura Barnett

26, Apr, 2015 @6:00 AM

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BBC Films reach 25th anniversary with Armando Iannucci's David Copperfield
Dickens adaptation from In the Loop director announced to coincide with BBC’s celebration of milestone for its successful feature film arm

Andrew Pulver

25, Mar, 2015 @8:00 PM

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Armando Iannucci: 'What the BBC needs to do is to bite the bullet'
The writer and director on penning a Doctor Who episode and why he’s itching to return to film-making

John Plunkett

22, Mar, 2015 @6:11 PM

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Baftas 2015: who is Christine Langan?
As BBC Films are named as winners of a special Bafta for outstanding contribution to British cinema, we outline the role its head, Christine Langan, plays in the industry.

Guardian film

08, Feb, 2015 @9:29 PM

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Veep: the Washington political comedy that's as delightfully vicious as The Thick of It

Stuart Jeffries: If life has not been the same since Malcolm Tucker's final F-bomb, the team behind The Thick of It and In the Loop have just the thing for you. Meet US vice president Selina Meyer

Stuart Jeffries

19, Jun, 2014 @9:18 AM

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James Gandolfini's film career: much more than just another wiseguy

James Gandolfini will always be remembered for his role in The Sopranos, but he had a memorable film career, too. Peter Bradshaw recalls his best performances, from In the Loop to Killing Them Softly

Peter Bradshaw

20, Jun, 2013 @5:00 PM

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Tanya Seghatchian bows out of BFI Film Fund
Funding chief behind The King's Speech and In the Loop will step down from BFI to concentrate on film production

Andrew Pulver

15, Sep, 2011 @2:36 PM

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Cannes showing for scathing portrait of Nicolas Sarkozy's rise to power

Inspired by British satire In The Loop, first French film to tell story of a serving president breaks last taboo

Angelique Chrisafis in Paris

08, May, 2011 @2:02 PM

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Video: Exclusive deleted scene from Armando Iannucci's In the Loop

Armando Iannucci's blistering satire is out on DVD on 24 August. Remind yourself why Peter Bradshaw awarded it five stars with this exclusive deleted scene, in which Malcolm Tucker (Peter Capaldi) mouths off over the phone.
Warning: there will be swearing

20, Aug, 2009 @12:15 PM

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