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 (13) after suffering a stroke, and her death prompted praise and criticism in equal measure.

Many of her opponents openly celebrated her passing by holding street parties, but Iannucci - who also penned hit political satire The Thick of It and its big-screen spin-off In The Loop - was disgusted by their behaviour.

He tells The Observer Magazine, "The time to dance on Thatcher's grave was when she resigned (in 1990). You can't shout and holler at someone for not showing any feelings towards social classes when you are demonstrating you have no feelings for an individual."