Armando Iannucci is a satirist, showrunner, writer, television director and radio producer. As the creator of cult classics The Thick of It, Veep, In the Loop and The Day Today, Iannucci has given us some of the most hilarious and scathing portraits of the political and media classes, delivering some of television’s most memorable moments, with ‘soul-puncturing’ venom and brilliant wit.
In this very special event, ‘the hard man of political satire’ talks to Benjamin Law about comedy, politics and ‘Continuity with Change’.
Please note: due to high demand, a second show at 8.30pm is also available. To buy tickets, click here.
Supported by the City of Sydney.
Armando Iannucci (International)
Armando Iannucci is the creator of Alan Partridge, The Thick of It, Emmy-winning Veep and Oscar-nominated In The Loop. He studied at Oxford and abandoned a PhD on John Milton to pursue a career in comedy. He has written several books including The Audacity of Hype.
Benjamin Law (Australian)
Benjamin Law is a journalist, columnist, TV screenwriter and author of two books – The Family Law (2010) and Gaysia: Adventures in the Queer East (2012). Both were nominated for Australian Book Industry Awards. The Family Law is now an AACTA-nominated TV series for SBS.