Richard Herring

News: Adam Buxton, Frank Skinner, Richard Herring Confirmed For Chortle Comedy Book Festival Powered by NextUp

The Chortle Comedy Book Festival is returning for its 6th event and is partnering with NextUp, the worldwide subscription video-on-demand platform specialising in stand-up, to stream the event live during the pandemic.


News: Richard Herring Gets Close To Kickstarter Total – Donate Here

Update - target now reached, but do keep donating...

Comedian Richard Herring is getting close to raising the £20,000 he is asking for to make more podcasts about...stone clearing.

At the time of writing Herring has 33 hours to raise the final £520. If he doesn't reach the total he doesn't receive anything at all. 

You can also donate after he has reached the total.


News: Buy Tickets For Save Live Comedy Gig With Ed Byrne, Jen Brister, Richard Herring And Many More

Yes, you read that right. Following the easing of lockdown restrictions to allow indoor performances that followed strict guidelines this online fundraiser allowed a hundred lucky comedy fans into the venue last Sunday. And following the success of that gig they will be letting a few more in this time on August 23. It's real comedy with a real audience inside a real venue. Almost like old times and certainly the best you can hope for at the moment. The line-up is pretty damn good too. 

News: Richard Herring Writes International Men's Day Book

Richard Herring is writing a book prompted by his annual Twitter responses to men asking when is International Men's Day.

The Problem with Men: When is it International Men’s Day? (and why it matters) is published by Sphere on November 5. An audio book will also be available.

Every year on International Women's Day sexist trolls ask this question on social media and Herring has taken it upon himself to spend the day patiently answering every enquiry.


News: New Online Show For Richard Herring

Richard Herring has launched a new show on his Twitch channel,
His latest show is on Thursday nights at 8pm and is called Ally and Herring's Twitch of Fun.


News: Richard Herring Radio Series Gets Broadcast Date

Drawing on his own family, the third series of Richard Herring’s comedy drama Relativity builds on the warm, lively characters and sharply observed family dynamics of previous series. 

Herring's affectionate observation of inter-generational misunderstanding, sibling sparring and the ties that bind will resonate with anyone who has ever tried to show their dad which remote turns the television on.


News: Richard Herring To Host NextUp Gala

Richard Herring is to host Streaming site Nextup's next ‘Thank You Gala’ on the 6th June 2020.

NextUp​, the digital comedy club streaming incredible unseen sets from the best of comedy’s rising stars, has announced the gala evening to round off their JustGiving campaign. The event will be hosted by Richard Herring, and comedians including Adam Buxton, Mark Watson, Kiri Pritchard McClean, Tom Rosenthal and Yuriko Kotani have been confirmed at the time of going to press.


Opinion: Can A Chat Show Work Without An Audience?

The Graham Norton Show returned on Friday night, but this was the Coronavirus version. The guests were onscreen at home and there was no studio audience. No studio in fact. Norton conjured one up through the magic of television. But apart from that there wasn't much magic on display.

News: Download Richard Herring Show and Support Food Banks

Following fundraising releases of shows by Mark Thomas and Rachel Fairburn, indie comedy label Go Faster Stripe is now raising money for the Trussell Trust charity through Richard Herring's show We're All Going To Die!

When fans download the show they can donate whatever they want to the charity, which supports food banks around the UK.

So far, 2512 people have donated £17905.22. This deal will run until April 9.


Podcast Review: Richard Herring Interviews Charlie Brooker

Well, they do say timing is everything in comedy. At the end of Richard Herring's Leicester Square Theatre Podcast interview with Charlie Brooker Herring asked the Black Mirror writer what he was up to next and Brooker revealed that he was working on a New Year Philomena Cunk special. I got all excited and thought I had a scoop and ran a story announcing this, only to be told that the interview took place in November 2019 and the New Year special referred to had already aired...



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