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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[...]

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"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?). 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

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[...]


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, 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. 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)

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

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[...]

First Trailer For The Thick Of It: Coalition

Having taken the Thick Of It approach international with In The Loop and then hanging around Washinton DC for Veep, Armando Iannucci has come home again for the next series of The Thick Of It, subtitled Coalition This is the fourth go round for the show, and will run for seven episodes from September 8th.It's[...]

Read Alan Partridge's Press Release To Announce His First Movie

He's Alan 2012, the version you see in the Sky specials and in Mid Morning Matters. Alan 2012? A year out of date before he hits the cinemas? That'll be the most up to date he's ever been.The report notes that Armando Iannucci is co-writing the screenplay, while Peter Baynham - thanks to his "Hollywood success"[...]

Alan Partridge Movie Premise Revealed

The Mutants? Alan Partridge Plays Monkey Tennis?Armando Iannucci has been speaking at BAFTA to mark the imminent UK premiere of Veep, his new The Thick Of It-ish comedy focusing on the staff of the US vice president He also spared some time to speak, just a little, about the Alan Partridge movie, and set up[...]

Armando Iannucci's The Thick Of It Coming Back To Target The Coalition

Though Armando Iannucci is more than clever enough to plug the gap, it might be odd to see Veep, his upcoming satire on American politics, go running ahead with Malcolm Tucker.Tucker, played with acid fizz by Peter Capaldi, is the black blood in the veins of both The Thick of It and the big screen[...]

See Alan Partridge's Return In The First Full Episode Of Mid Morning Matters

Here's what's new: Sponsored by Fosters, the new Alan Partridge series has been made for YouTube and the web. Here's what's the same as ever: It's really very funny. So that was somewhat downscaled, and clearly on an "online budget", but the writing and performance are what matters. A nice rehearsal for the Partridge movie […]