Armando Iannucci

Armando Iannucci

Armando Iannucci is a Scottish comedian, satirist, writer, television director, as week as a radio producer.

About Armando Iannucci

Armando Giovanni Iannucci, OBE (born 28 November 1963) is a Scottish comedian, satirist, writer, television director and radio producer. Born in Glasgow, he studied at Oxford University and left graduate work on a PhD about John Milton to pursue a career in comedy. Rising quickly through BBC Scotland and BBC Radio 4, his early work with Chris Morris on the radio series On the Hour was transferred to television as The Day Today. A character from this series, Alan Partridge, went on to feature in a number of Iannucci's television and radio programmes including Knowing Me, Knowing You and I'm Alan Partridge.

Contributions by Bob Castle, Dr Greg, and McGeddon.