Are there any fans of The Thick of It out there? Of course there are. It’s one of the finest British comedy series of the last 10 years, sadly hidden away on BBC Four for too long.
Thankfully, the comedy gods have been smiling on the programme and a feature length film version, In the Loop, has now been made, directed by Armando Iannucci – it’s out in the UK on 17 April.
Peter Capaldi reprises the character of spin doctor Malcolm Tucker alongside a few other members of the original cast, while their US counterparts are represented by actors such as The Sopranos James Gandolfini and David Rasche.
Here’s the trailer, which is unsuitable for younger viewers…