Satire in an Age of Absurdity, with Armando Iannucci, Jess Phillips & Jan Ravens
Politics & Economics • 1h 28m
Has satire lost its power in this new world of fake news and alternative facts? How can you satirise the absurd? Are certain figures and groups exempt from satirisation?
Filmed in February 2020 - both pre-pandemic and when Donald Trump was still President of the United States - Armando Iannucci, Jess Phillips MP, Jan Ravens and Samira Ahmed discuss how we consume satire today. Has it lost its power or is it more important than ever to hold those in power to account?
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