One stars galore for The Hustle.Chortle, 10th May 2019
Armando Iannucci's superbly acerbic BBC political satire may have been primarily concerned with the "doomed middle-aged men" of Whitehall and their hapless aides but it also had plenty to say about the capital's media machine.
Special adviser Ollie Reeder (Chris Addison), having previously had a relationship with Evening Standard reporter Angela Heaney (Lucinda Raikes), creates all manner of awkwardness, particularly when Satanic director of communications Malcolm Tucker (Peter Capaldi) pressures him into attempting to exploit their past to win favourable coverage.
The "Spinners and Losers" special concerning Labour Party in-fighting took the viewer inside the offices of The Daily Mail, as the paper is repeatedly forced to redesign its front page due to the chaotic nature of the night's events.Joe Sommerlad, The Independent, 6th September 2018
Only a handful of people can sing in this visceral, thrilling way - but the feelings they evoke are universal.Chris Addison, The Guardian, 21st March 2018
Sneering at the 'enemy within', stand-ups today are bien pensant demagogues.Patrick West, Spiked, 7th April 2017
British comedian and actor Chris Addison is set to make his feature directorial debut with Dirty Rotten Scoundrels remake Nasty Women. The film will star Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson and is set-up over at MGM.Paul Heath, Hollywood News, 29th March 2017
Chris Addison is the archetypal virtue signalling BBC lefty luvvie. If right-on Addison was as informed as he likes his Twitter followers to think, he would know that Cameron prioritised Alzheimer's and dementia while in government.Order Order, 27th January 2017