Armando Iannucci

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Full name: Armando Iannucci

Area of interest: Politics, culture and society (esp. political satire)

Journals/Organisation: The Observer

Email: armandoarmistice@gmail.com

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Website: http://www.guardian.co.uk/profile/armandoiannucci

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Representation: http://www.pbjmgt.co.uk/artist/armando-iannucci

Networks: https://twitter.com/#!/aiannucci

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Education: St. Aloysius' College, Glasgow; Glasgow University of Glasgow, University College, Oxford: (he abandoned graduate work on 17th-century religious language with particular reference to Milton's Paradise Lost to pursue his broadcasting career!)

Career: The Guardian: Regular Columnist, 1993/1998; The Daily Telegraph: Weekly Column 1999/2005; The Observer: columnist, 2006/2008

Current position/role: columnist

  • also writes/has written for: The Times

Other roles/Main role: comic writer, performer, director and producer

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  • BBC interviews (video) (audio)
  • Comedy to the rescue: 'Want to know what's going on in politics? Forget the news. Armando Iannucci on how comedians are filling the gap where serious debate used to be' - The Guardian, 18th October 2006

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Awards/Honours: numerous award, including two Sony Radio Awards and three British Comedy Awards; listed in The Observer as one of the 50 funniest acts in British comedy, 2003

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Books & Debate:

  • Facts and fancies (1997) OCLC 41350158
  • Tongue International (2000) OCLC 44397489
  • Alan Partridge: every ruddy word: all the scripts - from radio to TV and back (2003) OCLC 52876950 - by Steve Coogan, Peter Baynham, Armando Iannucci, Patrick Marber

Latest work: The thick of it (2007) OCLC 141380062

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The Observer:

Column name: regular column ended September 2008

Remit/Info: Politics, culture and society (esp. political satire)

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Role: Columnist

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Website: Guardian.co / Armando Iannucci

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Day published: Sunday

Regularity: Weekly

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