6-7 May 2020, The Grand, Brighton, UK

Richard Herring: podcaster, comedian and writer

podcaster, comedian and writer

Richard Herring: podcaster, comedian and writer

podcaster, comedian and writer

Biography

Richard is recognised as a pioneer in British podcasting, with a number of critically–acclaimed podcasts under his belt. Richard Herring’s Leicester Square Theatre Podcast (RHLSTP) sees him interview top comedians in front of a live audience and is then released online both as videos and podcasts and is regularly in the Top 10 UK Comedy charts. The show has won three Chortle Internet Comedy Awards and was the first non-BBC show to ever win a Sony Best Comedy Award. Richard’s audio sketch show podcast As It Occurs To Me won a Chortle Award and was Sony-nominated. Richard relaunched the show off the back of a phenomenally-successful Kickstarter campaign in 2017. He has enjoyed phenomenal success as a stand-up, writer and performer. The comic has been dubbed ‘King of Edinburgh’ for appearing at 24 of the last 31 Fringe Fringes, including an eleven-year run of consecutive new one-man stand-up shows debuted at the Fringe. As one half of the comedy duo Lee & Herring, Richard wrote and performed in shows such as Lionel Nimrod’s Inexplicable World (BBC Radio 4), Fist of Fun (BBC Radio 1/BBC Two) and This Morning with Richard Not Judy (BBC Two), before devising and writing the sitcom Time Gentlemen Please (Sky One/Paramount) with Al Murray for Al’s alter ego The Pub Landlord. On radio, Richard created two series of Objective for BBC Radio 4 in 2010-2011, and more recently in 2017 wrote and starred in Radio 4’s four-part comedy drama, Relativity, which was recommissioned for a second series.

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