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Armando Ianucci

Comedian, satirist and radio producer

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Armando Iannucci is acclaimed as one of the most influential comedy writers and producers in Britain. He wrote and directed the BAFTA-winning shows I'm Alan Partridge (starring Steve Coogan) and The Thick Of It, as well as fronting his own satirical shows The Friday Night Armistice for BBC 2, and The Armando Iannucci Shows for Channel 4.

Comedy;

Satire;

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"Armando was a pleasure to work with, very professional - great speaker." - Incisive Media
The Audacity of Hype
English

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UK : £7k to £15k

Europe : £15k to £30k

US : £15k to £30k

Asia/Middle East : £15k to £30k


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Armando Iannucci is acclaimed as one of the most influential comedy writers and producers in Britain.

He wrote and directed the BAFTA-winning shows I'm Alan Partridge (starring Steve Coogan) and The Thick Of It, as well as fronting his own satirical shows The Friday Night Armistice for BBC 2, and The Armando Iannucci Shows for Channel 4. His spoof news show The Day Today (with Chris Morris) led to him winning the unique Special Jury British Comedy Award, in recognition of his distinctive contribution to radio and television comedy. His famous British comedy television series, The Thick Of It was bestowed with three awards at the 2010 BAFTAs, including the award for Situation Comedy.

Armando's feature film In the Loop premiered at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival in Utah in 2009. Directed by Armando, co-written with Jesse Armstrong and starring Peter Capaldi and James Gadolfini it is a fast-paced film about Britain and America's special relationship in the lead-up to a war no one seems to be able to stop. The film received an Oscar nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay at the 82nd Academy Awards, March 2010.

Armando often appears on straight political shows like The Daily Politics, This Week, and Question Time. In addition he has been a Guest Director of The Cheltenham Literary Festival, and was Chair of the Judges for the 2006 Costa Book Award.

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