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Jesse Armstrong on finding comedy in conflict

The Thick of It, Peep Show and Four Lions writer talks about his comic novel set in war-torn Bosnia

By Sameer Rahim  

In 1994 a Bosnian woman and child cross travel to meet their relatives under the watch of French UN troops © Georges Merillion/ Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images

Jesse Armstrong is best know as one half of the country’s most talented comedy writing team. Alongside Sam Bain, he has produced TV shows such as “Peep Show”, “The Thick of It” and “Fresh Meat” and…

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