WATCH: ‘Veep’ Season Two Trailer

Julia Louis-Dreyfus in 'Veep'

Julia Louis-Dreyfus in ‘Veep’

We spend quite a bit of time talking about British shows that may see the light of day in America, or may not, so it’s a pleasure to be able to jump up and down about a British success story that you’ll get to see before they do.

Armando Iannucci’s astonishing Vice-Presidential comedy Veep, starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, is coming back to HBO on April 14. There’s already been a teaser trailer, which looks like this:

And now a proper clips-from-the-show trailer has emerged, and that looks like this:

Worth it for the Situation Room gag alone, frankly.

Fraser McAlpine

Fraser has been writing and broadcasting about music and popular culture for over 15 years, first at the Top of the Pops website, and most recently for the NME, Guardian and MSN. He also wrote BBC Radio 1's Chart Blog and reviews albums for BBC Radio 2.

He is Anglophenia's current resident Brit, blogging about British slang and running around the Mall taking snaps of the crowd at the Royal Wedding, as well as reigniting a childhood passion for classic Doctor Who and cramming as much music in as he can manage.

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