Tony Roche

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TV

Writer & Executive Producer 

New space comedy co-created with Armando Iannucci

HBO
Creator Jesse Armstrong
Producer Adam Mckay
Starring
  • Brian Cox
  • Kieran Culkin
  • Sarah Snook
  • Jeremy Strong
  • Matthew Macfadyen
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    Series 3 currently in development

    HBO

    Writer 

    Creator Sam Bain & Jesse Armstrong
    Producer Judy Counihan
    Starring
  • Zawe Ashton
  • Greg McHugh
  • Kimberley Nixon
  • Joe Thomas
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    Award-winning student drama.

    Objective Productions for Channel 4
    The Thick of It: Series 1-4
    Winner RTS Awards: Comedy Writing; BAFTA Winner: Best Sitcom
    Creator Armando Ianucci
    Director Armando Ianucci
    Starring
  • Roger Allam
  • Peter Capaldi
  • Vincent Franklin
  • Rebecca Front
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    Award-winning satirical comedy.

    BBC Productions for BBC2
    Producer Rob Aslett
    Starring
  • Chris Addison
  • Elizabeth Berrington
  • Alun Cochrane
  • Charles Edwards
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    New sitcom co-written with Simon Blackwell and Chris Addison about the aftermath of an affair
    Avalon for Sky Living
    Creator Peter Capaldi
    Producer Adam Tandy
    Director Peter Capaldi
    Starring
  • Peter Capaldi
  • Terry Gilliam
  • Alex MacQueen
  • Lindsay Marshal
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    Spoof documentary about the 'history' of a long forgotten film studio in north London co-written with Peter Capaldi

    BBC Productions for BBC4
    Producer Emma Stain
    Director Juliet May
    Starring
  • Miranda Hart
  • Patricia Hodge
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    Second series of the popular comedy
    BBC Productions for BBC2
    Producer Joel Wilson
    Starring
  • Mat Fraser
  • Peter Mitchell
  • Karuna Stamell
  • Sophie Woolley
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    Six disabled people are stranded on a desert island in this spoof reality show
    Eleven Films for Channel 4
    Producer Adam Tandy
    Director Arnando Iannucci
    Starring
  • Richard Ayoade
  • Adam Buxton
  • Matthew Holness
  • Arnando Iannucci
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    Comedy mockumentary
    BBC Productions for BBC2
    Producer David Tyler
    Director David Tyler

    Current affiairs comedy

    BBC Productions for BBC3
    Co-written & created by Armando Iannucci
    HBO
    Producer David Tyler

    Created by Armando Iannuci, broadcast each weeknight from Monday 28 April to Thursday 1 May 2003 on Channel 4 to coincide with the 2003 local elections.


    Channel 4

    Writer & Creator 

    Producer Chris Sussman

    Created and written with Simon Blackwell for BBC in the UK and AMC in the US.

    BBC, AMC
    6 x 45'
    Producer Kate Norrish/Polly Leys

    Comedy about a young woman who is convinced a murder has been committed and sets out to investigate. Co-created and written with Jon Brown for Hillbilly and Channel 4. 

    Hillbilly for Channel 4
    Producer Polly Leys and Kate Norrish
    Director Owen Harris
    Starring
  • Darren Boyd
  • Charles Edwards
  • Stephen Fry
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    Comedy about the infamous television debate between the Pythons and the Bishop of Southwark and Malcolm Muggeridge
    Hillbilly Television Ltd for BBC4
    Starring
  • Phil Cornwell
  • Kevin Eldon
  • Martin Freeman
  • Simon Greenall
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    Sitcom
    BBC2
    Producer Jon Plowman
    Starring
  • Tom Goodman-Hill
  • Sharon Horgan
  • Phil Nichol
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    Spoof news and current affairs series co-created with John Morton
    BBC2

    Director 

    Producer Arnando Ianucci
    Writer Tony Roche
    Starring
  • Roger Allam
  • Peter Capaldi
  • Rebecca Front
  • Vincent Franklin
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    Fourth series of the award-winning comedy
    BBC Productions for BBC2

    Film

    Writer 

    Film 4
    Hillbilly Films
    In development
    Director Armando Iannucci

    Untitled film being directed by Armando Iannucci. Developed with Plan B and New Regency. 

    Plan B/New Regency

    Feature film in development. Remake of the Mexican comedy Nosotros los Nobles.    

    Warner Brothers
    In The Loop
    OSCAR nominated: Best Adapted Screenplay
    Producer Adam Tandy
    Director Armando Iannucci
    Starring
  • Chris Addison
  • Peter Capaldi
  • Steve Coogan
  • James Gandolfini
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    Multi-award-winning comedy about US-UK diplomatic relations in the build up to a war
    BBC Films

    Creator & Writer & Director 

    How To Tell When A Relationship Is Over
    Best Short at the Just For Laughs Montreal International Comedy Festival
    Producer Jim Spencer
    Starring
  • Julian Barratt
  • Susan Earl
  • Grant Gillespie
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    Comedy about the break-up of a relationship

    Radio

    Writer 

    Starring
  • Alexander Armstrong
  • Rebecca Front
  • Ben Miller
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    Spoof magazine show

    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4
    Starring
  • Peter Baynham
  • Armando Iannucci
  • Simon Pegg
  • Sue Perkins
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    Sketch writer
    Production Company Pozzitive
    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4
    Starring
  • Rosie Cavaliero
  • Laura Solon
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    Sketch writer

    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4
    Creator Armando Iannucci
    Producer David Tyler
    Starring
  • Armando Iannucci
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    Sketch writer

    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4

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