Armando Iannucci

The Astonishing (And Very Sweary) Lineage of ‘Veep’

On April 22, HBO is showing a new TV comedy called Veep, in which Julia Louis-Dreyfus plays a former senator who has accepted the call to serve as Vice President of the United States. She soon finds that she’s out of her depth ...

HBO Commissions New Comedy From Armando Iannucci

If you’re a fan of uncomfortably brilliant UK comedy talent, we have astonishing news for you. It seems HBO has commissioned a new political comedy from Armando Iannucci, the man behind such enduring British classics as I’m ...

Roundup: Ben Kingsley Blames Web for Ruining English

Last month, some of Britain's most distinguished thespians — Sir Ian McKellan, Keira Knightley, Saffron Burrows, Rupert Everett and more — descended London’s Prince of Wales Theatre for The People Speak. The UK ...