A dictator’s cronies jockey for power in Veep creator Armando Iannucci’s The Death Of Stalin

When his longtime lieutenant Lavrentiy Beria first saw the unconscious Joseph Stalin lying flat on his back, soaked in cold piss, half-dressed in pajamas on the floor of his study one winter night in 1953, he declared (à la Michael Palin in Monty Python‘s parrot sketch) that the leader of the U.S.S.R. was only…

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