Ian Martin.

The Death of Stalin picks up film awards

The Death of Stalin was one of the big winners at the British Independent Film Awards last night.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 11th December 2017

The Death of Stalin: review

He's tackled the political machinations in Westminster and Washington, so perhaps the Kremlin was the next logical step.

Steve Bennett, Chortle, 22nd October 2017

The Death of Stalin and the art of screen swearing

How the writers of Veep and 'The Thick of It brought their gift for profanity to Stalinist Russia.

Joseph Walsh, The Financial Times, 17th October 2017

Is satire dead? Comics on why there are so few laughs

It's hard to poke fun at politicians in an era when they're held in contempt and every joke is policed for offence, say top television writers.

Zoe Williams, The Guardian, 18th October 2016

The Thick of It: the agony of tight spaces

Production designer Simon Rogers and his team had conjured up the airless, gothic hellhole that is the opposition's headquarters within a blameless country house near Ruislip.

Ian Martin, The Guardian, 26th August 2012