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"You've got to entertain people, not just give them a lecture... " - Steve Coogan and Michael Winterbottom talk new drama Greed
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"You've got to entertain people, not just give them a lecture... " - Steve Coogan and Michael Winterbottom talk new drama Greed

Greed, the new film from Steve Coogan and director Michael Winterbottom, arrives in cinemas tomorrow (February 21st).

Coogan plays Sir Richard McCreadie, a brash retail tycoon who is planning his lavish 60th birthday celebrations on the Greek island of Mykonos.

Reeling after a damaging public inquiry, McCreadie wants to use the party to relaunch his brand and his image. But that’s not going to be an easy task...

Starring alongside Coogan are David Mitchell, Isla Fisher, Ollie Locke, Sophie Cookson, Shirley Henderson, Pearl Mackie and Asa Butterfield, while Winterbottom writes and directs. 

With the film now out on DVD shelves, we spoke to Coogan and Winterbottom about how they made the film, their real-life inspirations and satirising the super-rich...

 

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