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Nicola Murray Was in Love With Malcolm Tucker in The Thick Of It

Nicola Murray Was in Love With Malcolm Tucker in The Thick Of It

by Peter Fincham and Jon Plowman, concentrating on the BBC's political comedy The Thick Of It, which also was translated into the movie In The Loop and the HBO show Veep, by the creator of all three, Armando Iannucci The show had Iannucci on, alongside Rebecca Front who placed Nicola Murray MP, a minister placed[...]


Avenue 5: HBO Armando Iannuccis Hugh Laurie-Starrer Might Just Be Game of Thrones of Comedy

"Avenue 5": HBO, Armando Iannucci's Hugh Laurie-Starrer Might Just Be "'Game of Thrones' of Comedy"

did they see how many people Daenerys took out with that dragon?).https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FRuU-_dOtk0Show creator Armando Iannucci says the series' aim is to instill a constant state of unpredictability while still maintaining dark, comedic overtones, while not shying away from the fact that this is a crisis situation with a lot of people involved.Traditional comedic elements (even[...]




HBO Lands Space Comedy From Veep Creator Armando Iannucci

HBO Lands Space Comedy From 'Veep' Creator Armando Iannucci

After spending seven seasons in Washington D.C., it's no surprise that Veep creator Armando Iannucci would want to get as far away from the nation's capital as possible.. but this might be a little ridiculous With HBO's Emmy-award dominating political comedy heading into its final season, the cable giant has greenlighted a pilot and back-up[...]

HBOs Smash-Hit Comedy Veep To End After Season 7

HBO's Smash-Hit Comedy Veep To End After Season 7

Veep, the popular HBO series starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus (of Elaine from Seinfeld fame) about an incompetent vice president attempting to survive her duties with a dysfunctional support staff, is set to end after its seventh season, according to Variety. The long-lived comedy had won 12 Primetime Emmy Awards and proved that you can indeed do something well-received after starring in Seinfeld and […]

How Close Is The Death Of Stalin Movie To The Graphic Novel Armando Iannucci Answers

How Close Is The Death Of Stalin Movie To The Graphic Novel? Armando Iannucci Answers

How close is the Death Of Stalin movie, directed by one of Britain's greatest comedy figures Armando Iannucci? He answers - and for some reason needs subtitles because of his outrageous Scottish accent Or something.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hAIfbtAIDSUThe original graphic novel is available from Titan Comics here, for San Diego Comic-Con[...]


Armando Iannucci Would Love To Help A Spider-Man/Thick Of It Crossover (UPDATE)

Armando Iannucci Would Love To Help A Spider-Man/Thick Of It Crossover (UPDATE)

Yesterday, Bleeding Cool pointed out that the cast of The Thick Of It were appearing on the cover of December's Amazing Spider-Man comic, drawn by Alex Ross.The Thick Of It creator Armando Iannucci noticed and enquired as to what was going on?When it was mentioned that writer Dan Slott was a keen viewer of the[...]

Where Veep Gets Its Ideas From

Where Veep Gets Its Ideas From

When John Major, Prime Minister, did exactly the same thing in BBC2.With Veep showrunner Armando Iannucci, when he still had hair, on hand to mock the staginess of the whole thing on, in his radio show On The Hour. Clearly he's kept it in his pocket eer since.Although the attempted suicide of "FLOTUS" in the[...]