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Armando Iannucci Defends The Bbc From Government Attacks

Armando Iannucci, the award-winning creator of political comedies such as ‘Veep’ and ‘The Thick of It’, has accused British government ministers of effectively trying to kill the BBC, also saying that to get rid of...

Veep Creator To Direct Stalin Film

Iannucci revealed he is leaving his post as the executive producer of Julia Louis-Dreyfus' U.S. political comedy last month (Apr15), explaining that he decided to leave behind the gruelling shooting schedule in favour...

Veep Creator Quits Show To Spend Time With Family

Comedy writer Armando Iannucci has been struggling with the demands of the show while his wife and three children remain in the U.K. A representative for HBO, the cable network behind the...

Hbo Renews 'Veep' - The Most Underrated Comedy On Tv?

Julia Louis-Dreyfus will be back as Selina Meyer on 'Veep', with HBO renewing the comedy for a fourth season this week. The network also said that news series 'Silicon Valley' has been renewed for season...

Emmys 2013 Round-up: Clare Danes & Jeff Daniels Crowned King & Queen [Pictures]

Last night's Emmy Awards rounded off one of the most addictive and successful years in television for quite some time. Whether you've hooked on Homeland, mad about Mad Men, devoted to Downton Abbey or hyped...

Armando Iannucci Blasts Brits Over Margaret Thatcher Death Parties

Veep creator Armando Iannucci has blasted Brits who celebrated the death of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, slamming them for having "no feelings".The controversial former leader passed away at the age of 87 in April...

New Trailer For Alan Partridge Movie Goes Viral; But Does The Film Look Any Good?

Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa will see Steve Coogan's most famous comic creation take to the big screen for the first ever time and earlier this week we got our second glimpse at the long-awaited jump...

Armando Iannucci Reveals Why Sky Beat The Beeb To Alan Partridge

Alan Partridge’s Mid Morning Matters aired on Sky Atlantic instead of The BBC due to the channel’s refusal to give the show a prime time slot, according to Armando Iannucci.Speaking to Richard Bacon in a...

Malcolm Tucker Is Back! 'The Thick Of It' Returns This Autumn

Good news for fans of 'The Thick Of It' and foul-mouthed spin doctor Malcolm Tucker - both the show and he are back! Peter Capaldi will be reprising the role of the sweary Scotsman who...

Armando Iannucci: 'Obe Won't Silence Me'

Veep creator Armando Iannucci has vowed not to tone down his authority-baiting TV shows despite accepting a British Establishment honour from Queen Elizabeth Ii.The satirical writer has penned several comedy series poking fun at politicians...

Kate Winslet Leads The Queens Birthday Honours List

Actress Kate Winslet has been announced at the front of the pack for this years Queens Birthday Honours List.She and fellow thespian Kenneth Branagh will receive peerage for their services to drama and spreading British...

New Alan Partridge Movie Confirmed By Writer Armando Iannucci

Steve Coogan aka Alan Partridge has been confirmed to star in a new Partridge movie by writer Armando Iannucci. Not only this, but it will be directed by Bafta winning sitcom Father Ted director DECLAN...

Alan Partridge To Hit The Big Screen

British funnyman STEVE COOGAN's comedy alter-ego ALAN PARTRIDGE is set to star in his own movie - but Partridge's co-creator ARMANDO IANNUCCI is fiercely against the idea. AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS star...

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