The Thick Of It Season 4 (2012) – TV Review

‘The Thick Of It’ has always been flexible and changed with the times, and this final season fell just a year or two after the coalition government was formed, and this season explores that greatly, with the plot split evenly between the cast of characters we have been used to following, and another set of […]

The Thick Of It Season 3 (2009) – TV Review

This is the season where the show really comes into its own and establishes itself as one of the best comedies in recent time. The dialogue is sharp, offensive and cutting, and it is delivered by an incredibly talented cast that provide some of the most laugh out loud moments you could ever hope to […]

The Thick Of It: The Specials (2007) – TV Review

I am reviewing ‘The Rise of the Nutters’ and ‘Spinners and Losers’ together as even though they are technically separate specials, they very much work together to tell one ‘The Thick Of It’ narrative. The first two seasons were enjoyable without ever really gripping me, but I felt really hooked by these specials, with the […]

The Thick Of It Season 2 (2005) – TV Review

Returning for another three episode mini-series, the Armando Iannucci show really starts to find its footing and work out the show it wants to be, with much more focus now on Peter Capaldi’s Malcolm, who is the clear comedic stand out. The behind the scenes look at British politics mixes that very British office environment […]

The Thick Of It (2005) – TV Review

I recently spent some of my time in lockdown watching ‘Veep’ and discovered that it is one of the funniest and best written shows I’ve ever seen. With this in mind, I decided to go back and re-watch the British show on which ‘Veep’ is based on. ‘The Thick Of It’ season 1 is three […]

The Personal History of David Copperfield (2020) – Review

A Searchlight/Lionsgate Picture, Written by Armando Iannucci, Simon Blackwell, Directed by Armando Iannucci. Based on one of the most loved stories of all time, with one of the most acclaimed comedy writer/directors of our time, and with a who’s who of acting talent, this should’ve been an absolute home run, and while I did enjoy […]

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