ISSUE 1278

Armando Iannucci guest-edit: Tucker and Partridge get stuck into Brexit

Armando Iannucci has created much of the hardwired comedy and cultural capital of Britain in the last generation. We’re delighted he guest edits The Big Issue this week and brings two of his most iconic characters head to head for the first time. Malcolm Tucker debates Brexit with Alan Partridge. It is comedy gold. It will live long in the memory.

If you live outside the UK or can’t reach a Big Issue vendor, this edition can be purchased online here.

There is, of course, plenty more inside this very special edition.

From Susan Calman‘s Letter To My Younger Self, to John Oliver on Trump, and Stewart Lee on fatbergs – among other unmissable gems. Below, guest editor Iannucci explains all in a handy video…