The Personal History Of David Copperfield. David Copperfield (Dev Patel). Copyright: Film4.

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

David Copperfield adaptation is brilliantly inclusive

Dickens's story is very funny in The Thick Of It mastermind's hands with a bonus of wonderful casting.

Cath Clarke, The Big Issue, 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

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

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

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

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

Iannucci's David Copperfield leads Bifa nomination

The Dickens adaptation starring Dev Patel emerges as the front runner for the British independent film awards with 11 nominations.

Andrew Pulver, The Guardian, 30th October 2019