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Armando Iannucci

Born the 28 November 1963 in Glasgow, Scotland, 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 political comedy 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) earned him a unique Special Jury British Comedy Award in recognition of his distinctive contribution to radio and television comedy.

In the Loop has been shown in festivals and realesed in cinemas worldwide.

Selected filmography

see also: Directors, Scriptwriters