Mary Beard and Armando Iannucci discuss taking liberties with a literary classic, whether it is possible to satirise the current political situation, and the impact of swearing. Show more
Stephen Sackur speaks to Armando Ianucci, hugely successful writer and director of comedy on TV and film. Is there ever a bad time and place to be funny? Show more
Stand-up comedy show. In this final show in the series, Stewart Lee gives a uniquely personal insight into the workings of government.
Stand-up comedy show. Stewart Lee sets out to explore some ideas about charity, but instead gets sidetracked and ends up talking mostly about crisps. Show more
Stand-up comedy show. Stewart looks at the notion of identity, how different nations define themselves and debunks the myth of one of Britain's greatest national heroes.
Stand-up comedy show. Stewart Lee looks at why more and more people are thinking about moving out of London for a taste of life in the countryside. Show more
Armando Iannucci in conversation with Janice Forsyth on Avenue 5 and David Copperfield
Armando Iannucci presents a series which explores the history of British comics. He looks back to a golden age when children's humour comics sold in their millions. Show more
Political comedy. The Home Office have cut police numbers. At Malcolm's suggestion, Dan Miller gets sent on a fact-finding mission to the local cop-shop. Show more
Political comedy. The Prime Minister resigns six months too early and all hell breaks loose at Number 10. Malcolm Tucker's political career hangs in the balance. Show more
Political comedy. Nicola has only been in the Cabinet for a week, but already the press question her survival chances. Then someone wipes the immigration records of 170,672 people. Show more
Political comedy. Both government and opposition try to spin their way to the moral high ground following the key worker housing scandal. Some are even calling for an inquiry. Show more
Political comedy. Lord Goolding's inquiry into the key worker housing scandal begins. The truth will finally come out. Unless, of course, anyone has any sudden lapses of memory. Show more
Regular team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by guest host Rhod Gilbert, as well as panellists Armando Iannucci and Lucy Prebble.
The popular news quiz returns, with team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop, guest host Jennifer Saunders and guest panellists Armando Iannucci and Peter Bone MP.
Popular news quiz with team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop, guest host Eamonn Holmes and guest panellists Armando Iannucci and Robert Peston.
Comedy quiz show that grills contestants on the week's news, with team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop, host Bill Bailey and panellists Armando Iannucci and and Adam Buxton. Show more
Popular news quiz. Team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by guest host Bill Bailey, and guest panellists Armando Iannucci and Jack Whitehall. Show more
The satirical news quiz returns with guest host Daniel Radcliffe. Regular team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by panellists Diane Morgan and Armando Iannucci.
Team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop are joined by guest host Richard Ayoade and panellists Roisin Conaty and Armando Iannucci