‘If someone says they are offended, my immediate reaction is, what’s wrong with being offended?’
A famed political satirist, Iannucci’s credits span radio, film and television, and include The Thick of It, In The Loop, and Veep. He is also the director of the 2019 five star rated, The Personal History of David Copperfield which starred Dev Patel at the helm of a diverse cast.
The media regularly calls upon his political expertise for incisive commentary. A Trump-loather who has said he would cast a ‘stuffed animal’ as Boris Johnson, Iannucci has no fear of speaking truth to power, or of stoking a good argument.
‘The most influential figure in British comedy of the past three decades, not to mention an accomplished film director.’ – The Guardian
‘The godfather of comedy’ – The Times