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15 Storeys High: an ordinary and extraordinary comedy

Out of the ordinary world of a British tower block comes a true comedy gem.

Harry Alexander, Cultured Vultures, 9th September 2021

15 Storeys High review

Why did it take Sean Lock's death for 15 Storeys High to make it to iPlayer? The comedy stands up remarkably well almost two decades on, while in its time it was hugely influential in the transition from big studio sitcoms to more naturalistic styles.

Steve Bennett, Chortle, 31st August 2021

The Personal History of David Copperfield review

Armando Iannucci both respects and reinvents the novel in a wonderfully entertaining adaptation full to bursting with fantastic comic performances.

Mark Kermode, The Observer, 26th January 2020

Review: The Personal History of David Copperfield

This exuberant multi-ethnic version of David Copperfield sparkles with the spirit of Britain today... without abandoning its Victorian roots.

Brian Viner, Daily Mail, 24th January 2020

The Personal History of David Copperfield review

A gentle period comedy that lacks Armando Iannucci's signature bite.

Steve Dinneen, City AM, 24th January 2020

The Personal History of David Copperfield review

This isn't a traditional, staid, by-the-numbers affair.

BBC, 24th January 2020

The Personal History of David Copperfield review

A much needed update to a classic story, Armando Iannucci paves the way for the modern period piece.

Becky Kukla, The Digital Fix, 22nd January 2020

Review: The Personal History of David Copperfield

Dev Patel leads a vast ensemble cast that is the great strength of this adaptation.

Danny Leigh, The Financial Times, 22nd January 2020

Review - The Personal History of David Copperfield

It is a rollicking ride. A bit too rollicking, if I'm honest, careening through the 350,000 word novel at breakneck speed.

Susan Singfield, Bouquets & Brickbats, 22nd January 2020

The Personal History of David Copperfield review

The London film festival opened with Armando Iannucci's larger-than-life adaptation of the Dickens crowdpleaser, starring Dev Patel as Copperfield.

Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian, 2nd October 2019

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