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Five Minutes With: Chris Addison

21 January 2012 Last updated at 03:21 GMT

Comedian Chris Addison talks to Matthew Stadlen about feeling underprepared for his acting roles, the pressure to "think of something funny" - and keep watching to find out what happens when The Thick Of It co-star Peter Capaldi turns into spin doctor character Malcolm Tucker.

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