Armando Iannucci's Charm Offensive

Armando Iannucci offers a heady mix of chat show, topical comedy, chat and outrageous fibs as he throws open his radio drop-in centre to special guests from the world of comedy, journalism, politics and culture who are set challenges, lured into debate and interrupted by arbitrary and stupid things.

Episodes

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The funny man throws open his radio drop-in centre for sketches, chat and big, big fibs. With Phill Jupitus. From May 2005.

The funny man throws open his radio drop-in centre, for sketches, chat and big, big fibs.

With Phil Jupitus.

Armando Iannucci welcomes you for topical comedy, chat and big, big fibs as he throws open his radio drop-in centre.

With Phill Jupitus.

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The funny man throws open his radio drop-in centre for sketches, chat and big, big fibs. With Mark Steel. From May 2005.

The funny man throws open his radio drop-in centre for sketches, chat and big, big fibs.

The funny man throws open his radio drop-in centre, for sketches, chat and big, big fibs. With Mark Steel.

With Mark Steel.

Mark Steel is confused by the order in which the Star Wars trilogy occurs, but he knows his light years.

With Marcus Brigstocke, John Oliver

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20061229 (BBC7)
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Dave Gorman, Phill Jupitus and Lucy Porter, and featuring Dan Tetsell and Alison Senior.

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The funny man's radio drop-in centre tackles the thorny issues of TV weather and the election. With Dave Gorman. From June 2005.

Armando's radio drop-in centre tackles the thorny issues of TV weather and the election.

The funny man's radio drop-in centre tackles the thorny issues of TV weather and the Election. With Dave Gorman.

The funny man's radio drop-in centre tackles the thorny issues of TV weather and the Election.

With Dave Gorman.

The funny man's radio drop-in centre tackles TV weather and the Election.

Armando Iannucci takes a look back to the heady halcyon days of 2005.

Remember Live 8 and harmless white collar boxing?

David Mitchell and John Sessions

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The funny man's radio drop-in centre tackles Live 8 and white-collar boxing matches. With David Mitchell. From June 2005.

The funny man's radio drop-in centre tackles Live 8 and white collar boxing matches. With David Mitchell.

The funny man's radio drop-in centre tackles Live 8 and white collar boxing matches.

With David Mitchell.

From June 2005.

Armando Iannucci gathers his fellow comedy illuminati to apply the lotion of serious thought to the chafed skin of October 2005.

Armando Iannucci takes a look back to the heady halcyon days of 2005.

Remember Live 8, and harmless white collar boxing?

With Clive Anderson, Alexei Sayle and Andy Zaltzman.

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The funny man's radio drop-in centre tackles the Blairs, Paula Radcliffe and Anne Robinson. With Alexei Sayle.

The funny man's radio drop-in centre tackles the Blairs, Paula Radcliffe and Anne Robinson.

With Alexei Sayle.

With Alexei Sayle.Armando Iannucci gathers his fellow comedy illuminati to apply the lotion of serious thought to the chafed skin of October 2005.

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The comedy guru's radio drop-in centre examines croquet this week, and nothing else. With Clive Anderson. From June 2006.

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The comedy guru's radio drop-in centre this week examines croquet and nothing else. With Clive Anderson. From June 2006.

The comedy guru's radio drop-in centre is recorded in front of a live audience. From June 2006.

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The comedy guru's radio drop-in centre provides live Select Committee action. With Jack Dee and Dave Gorman. From June 2006.

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The comedy guru's radio drop-in centre examines prison overcrowding. With Clive Anderson and Jo Caulfield. From June 2006.

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The comedy guru and pals tackle the thorny topic of costly children's parties. With Will Smith and Jo Brand. From June 2006.

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The comedy ace and chums ponder why some sporty types resemble vegetables. With Mark Watson and Stewart Lee. From July 2006.

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The ringmaster throws the news up into the air and plays catch with Jack Dee, Rich Hall and Phill Jupitus. From September 2007.

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The comedy banker awards laughter bonuses. With Chris Addison, Miranda Hart and David Quantick. From September 2008.

Chris Addison, Miranda Hart and David Quantick