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Adam Tandy

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Adam Tandy

Adam Tandy is a British television producer and director known for his collaborations with Armando Iannucci.

Early life[edit]

Tandy attended Latymer Upper School (Class of 1981).[1] He started studying science and engineering at university, but dropped out before graduation.[2]


After initially working in theatre, Tandy worked at the BBC from 1987, starting as a floor manager.[3] He left the BBC to work as a freelance producer in 1999.[4]

Tandy has worked on The Saturday Night Armistice, The Armando Iannucci Shows, Time Trumpet and The Thick of It.[5] In 2009, he moved into film producing with the hit Thick of It adaptation In the Loop. After the 2012 series of The Thick of It, he has produced Catastrophe for Channel 4, as well as Inside No. 9, Come Fly with Me and Detectorists for the BBC.


  1. ^ "Winners of Latymer alumni short film competition revealed". Latymer Upper School website. Retrieved 22 February 2023.
  2. ^ Leila Johnston (27 June 2019). "Adam Tandy - making TV". Hack Circus Podcast (Podcast). Event occurs at 05:39. Retrieved 23 February 2023.
  3. ^ Jones, Tanya. "Colin's Sandwich: Adam Tandy Speaks". Noise to Signal. Retrieved 22 February 2023.
  4. ^ "Getting the inside scoop with Inside No. 9 producer Adam Tandy". BBC Blog. Retrieved 22 February 2023.
  5. ^ Adam Tandy's Thick of It blog, bbc.co.uk, URL accessed February 3, 2010

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