Richard Herring has enjoyed phenomenal success as a writer and performer and is an innovator in the world of podcasts. Often referred to as ‘The King of Edinburgh’, Richard has performed 16 stand-up shows at the Fringe, as well as writing and appearing in a number of critically acclaimed plays, including Rasputin, Punk’s Not Dead, Excavating Rita and It’s Not the End of the World.

Consistently placing in the Top 10 UK Comedy Podcast chart, Richard Herring’s Leicester Square Theatre Podcast sees him interview the biggest names in comedy in front of a live audience. Since its inception, Richard has been joined by the likes of Stephen Fry, Dawn French, Stephen Merchant, Eddie Izzard, Katherine Ryan and Stewart Lee. The show has won three Chortle Internet Comedy Awards and is the only non-BBC show to ever win a Sony Best Comedy Award, with each episode regularly drawing in up to 200,000 listeners.

On television, Richard has starred in some of the nation’s favourite entertainment shows including Have I Got News For You (BBC One), Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Richard Osman’s House of Games (BBC Two), Alan Davies’ As Yet Untitled (Dave), and Roast Battle (Comedy Central).

As one half of comedy duo Lee & Herring, Richard wrote and performed in Fist of Fun and This Morning with Richard Not Judy (BBC Two). With Al Murray, Richard devised and wrote 37 episodes of the sitcom Time Gentlemen Please. Other notable works include ITV comedy drama You Can Choose Your Friends, Richard Herring’s Objective, and Relativity, which will be releasing its third series in 2020.

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