Anushka Asthana talks to the writer and director Armando Iannucci about his third feature film, The Personal History of David Copperfield, an adaptation of Charles Dickens’s eighth and most autobiographical novel. They discuss the parallels with modern life, including the rise in homelessness. Iannucci talks about why he decided to set another new project, Avenue 5, in space, 40 years in the future. The Thick of It creator also discusses why he thinks modern politics has made satire redundant.
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