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Iannucci, Armando 1963-

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Most widely held works by Armando Iannucci
In the loop by Armando Iannucci( Visual )

45 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Britain's Secretary Of State For International Development Simon Foster states, in the midst of a radio interview, that a war in the Middle East in "unforeseeable," it doesn't follow his government's "line" on events. The problem is that war is not unforeseeable, what with America itching to invade somewhere in the Middle East and the British government loyally following. Unfortunately, Foster suspects nothing about the firestorm to follow. By the next day, Foster is the target of the Prime Minister's director of communications Malcolm Tucker, and the focus of attention for anti-war American diplomat Karen Clarke. After US General George Miller and State Department hawk Linton Barwick jump into the mix, Foster's mountain of an ill-chosen remark turns into a series of festering molehills. In the end, one thing is clear: grave matters involving global power cannot be separated from the pettiness of democratic governance, which is impelled by careerism, vanity, moral compromise and--at least in London--by ear-singeing profanity
VEEP( Visual )

13 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satirical mockumentary following the comedic mishaps of fictional U.S. Vice-President Selina Meyer and her support staff. Former Senator Selina Meyer was a charismatic leader and rising star in her party with her eye on the White House. Then she became vice president. Veep follows the whirlwind day-to day existence of Vice President Meyer as she puts out political fires, juggles a busy public schedule and demanding private life, and defends the president's interests, even as she tries to improve her dysfunctional relationship with the Chief Executive
VEEP( Visual )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julia Louis-Dreyfus returns for a second season in her Emmy winning role as Vice President Selina Meyer in VEEP. As midterm elections loom, Vice President Meyer is scoring higher ratings than the President in several popularity polls, which she hopes will boost her influence and help her curry favor with the chief executive. But despite her best intentions, even the most banal actions can set off unexpected and often disastrous consequences. Her staff is close at hand with a laugh-out-loud combination of personal problems and government-insider antics
VEEP( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Season three begins with Selina, eying a promotion, courting Iowa caucus voters at a signing for her new book, 'Some new beginnings.' Soon, Selina and her staff, are back in D.C. for Mike's wedding, learn that Secretary of Defense Maddox is resigning; setting Selina up for a possible run in the presidential primaries against Maddox and her nemesis, war-vet Danny Chung
VEEP( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former Senator Selina Meyer has accepted the call to serve as Vice President of the United States. The job is nothing like she imagined and everything she was warned about. 'Veep' follows Meyer and her staff as they attempt to make their mark and leave a lasting legacy, without getting tripped up in the day-to-day political games that define Washington
Alan Partridge by Steve Coogan( Visual )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alan Partridge, the famous local radio DJ and TV host, finds himself at the center of a siege, when a disgruntled fellow DJ decides to hold their station hostage after learning that he's getting fired when the new owners decide to convert the station to talk radio
The thick of it by Chris Addison( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the blunders of the fictitious Department of Social Affairs and Citizenship, a government department barely registering on the national radar. In this Ministry, every announcement is followed by a whirlwind of u-turns, every policy is a scramble and every mishap is met with abuse from the Prime Minister's policy enforcer
I'm Alan Partridge( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alan Partidge is the hilariously unprofessional host of the cheesiest television talk show imaginable. Self-absorbed and cursed with an ABBA fixation, Alan confronts an endless parade of C-list celebrities week after week with mounting frustration and antagonism
The audacity of hype : bewilderment, sleaze and other tales of the 21st century by Armando Iannucci( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Veep( Visual )

7 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former Senator Selina Meyer finds that being Vice President of the United States is nothing like she hoped and everything that everyone ever warned her about. Following the whirlwind day-to-day existence of Vice President Selina Meyer (Julia Louis-Dreyfus in her Emmy-winning role), Veep hilariously skewers everyday office politics, against the backdrop of the second highest office in the land. After the revelation at the end of Season 2 that the president will not run for reelection, Season 3 begins with Selina, eying a promotion, courting Iowa caucus voters at a signing for her new book, Some New Beginnings. Soon, Selina and her staff, back in D.C. for Mikes (Matt Walsh) wedding, learn that Secretary of Defense Maddox is resigning setting Selina up for a possible run in the presidential primaries against Maddox and her nemesis, war-vet Danny Chung
Facts and fancies by Armando Iannucci( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The thick of it : the missing DoSAC files by Armando Iannucci( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Veep( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Multiple languages and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In het centrum van de politieke macht in Washington bevindt zich vice-president Selina Meyer die voortdurend bezig is brandjes te blussen waarbij de politieke inhoud volledig naar de achtergrond verdwenen is
The thick of it. : the specials by Peter Capaldi( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A British comedy television series that satirises the inner workings of modern British government. It was first broadcast on BBC Four in 2005. The first special ("Rise of the Nutters") revolves around a computer problem at Immigration, which is exacerbated by the junior minister appearing in a disastrous Newsnight interview. In the second special ("Spinners and Losers"), the Prime Minister has announced he is stepping down and it is mere minutes before the jockeying for position begins. The political machine goes into overdrive with spin doctors, advisors and journalists all chasing who is and isn't standing
VEEP( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the whirlwind day-to-day existence of the onetime VP and now-President Selina Meyer (Julia Louis-Dreyfus in her four-time Emmy-winning role) VEEP, the 2015 Emmy Winner for Outstanding Comedy Series, created by Oscar nominee Armando Iannucci, takes a sharp satirical look at the insular world of Washington politics. While Selina has ascended to the highest office in the land, she must still run for election, and over the course of this season's 10 episodes, Selina and her staff grapple with how to make her seem "presidential", while also deciding who will make the best running mate
The thick of it( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Prime Minister decides to reshuffle his cabinet in an attempt to look like he's doing something. Except no-one with any sense wants to join him on the bridge as the ship appears to be going down. So his chief enforcer Malcolm Tucker is having a hard time finding ministers prepared to volunteer for suicide watch in the run up to the general election"--Container
The thick of it( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Delve into the world of English politics, in the multi-award winning political comedy series The Thick Of It. The newly appointed Minister for Social Affairs has his work cut out for him. Not only does he have to grapple with being the face of a government department but also the constant, ever changing demands and expectations of the PM. With the relentless scrutiny of the media to deal with and worse still, the PM's tough-talking Chief Political Advisor Malcolm Tucker, the pressure is on. Helping the Minister through the day to day operations of the department is his Senior Policy Advisor Glenn Cullen, Junior Policy Advisor Olly Reeder and Press Secretary Terri Coverley"--ABC website
The thick of it( Visual )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Government embarrassment, ministerial cock-ups, coalition rows, backroom deals, policy U-turns, spin-doctoring, political back-stabbing, wild media speculation, and more time spent with ones family. It can only be the eagerly-anticipated return of Armando Iannuccis Westminster political comedy, The Thick of It. In the seven-part Fourth Series, Rebecca Front and Peter Capaldi reprise their BAFTA-winning roles as Nicola Murray and Malcolm Tucker, now consigned to the opposition benches, but still desperate for power. Roger Allam returns as Peter Mannion, the new Secretary of State for Social Affairs, supported by his team of special advisors and thwarted by his new coalition partners. As seen on ABC1
The Thick of it( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Delve into the world of English politics, in the multi-award winning political comedy series The Thick Of It. The newly appointed Minister for Social Affairs has his work cut out for him. Not only does he have to grapple with being the face of a government department but also the constant, ever changing demands and expectations of the PM. With the relentless scrutiny of the media to deal with and worse still, the PM's tough-talking Chief Political Advisor Malcolm Tucker, the pressure is on. Helping the Minister through the day to day operations of the department is his Senior Policy Advisor Glenn Cullen, Junior Policy Advisor Olly Reeder and Press Secretary Terri Coverley"--ABC website
Veep( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satirical mockumentary following the comedic mishaps of fictional U.S. Vice-President Selina Meyer and her support staff
 
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The audacity of hype : bewilderment, sleaze and other tales of the 21st century
Alternative Names
Armando Iannucci britischer Komiker, Filmregisseur und Filmproduzent

Armando Iannucci Brits satiricus

Armando Iannucci comico, sceneggiatore e regista britannico

Armandus Iannucci

Iannucci, Armando Giovanni

Iannucci, Armando Giovanni 1963-

Армандо Ианнуччи

アーマンド・イアヌッチ

阿曼多·伊安努奇

阿爾曼多·伊安努奇

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Facts and fanciesThe thick of it : the missing DoSAC files