Richard Herring

Richard Herring Releases Latest Stand-Up Show

Richard Herring's latest stand-up show Happy Now? has just been released by indie DVD label Go Faster Stripe. In the show the comedian reflects on becoming a father and asks whether it is possible to find contentment and what that might do to a comedian's creativity. Watch a clip below in which he talks about his daughter's birth and reveals that he can't look at Princess Anne without thinking of her coming out of the Queen's vagina.


News: Richard Herring Announces Greatest Hits Tour

Podcasting pioneer Richard Herring has confirmed dates for a new UK tour.

‘The Best’ will feature his favourite routines from the twelve one-man shows that he has written and performed over the last 15 years. The tour starts in Sheffield on 6th October and includes three nights at London’s Leicester Square Theatre from 16th – 18th February.


News: Richard Herring Launches New Kickstarter Campaign

Comedian Richard Herring has launched a new Kickstarter campaign.


Preview: The Great Yorkshire Fringe

It is hard to find a month in the year when there isn’t a comedy festival going on somewhere. With Edinburgh fast approaching, however, the Great Yorkshire Fringe has slipped in and found space for a major arts festival in the bustling city of York, which takes in comedy as well as theatre, music, cabaret and family activities.


Competition: Win Richard Herring Tickets

As a lonely schoolboy Richard Herring spent many hours playing himself at snooker on a 6ft by 3ft table and providing his own commentary. As an adult he decided to recreate this battle for a podcast whose avowed aim was to continue until it no longer had any listeners. It started with 30,000 subscribers but over the years and approaching 100 frames that has dwindled to less than 5000 die hard fans, who are as determined to make Herring continue as he is to punish them with sports based tedium.  


News: Richard Herring Announces Podcast Guests

Most of the guests have been confirmed for the forthcoming season of Richard Herring's Leicester Square Theatre Podcasts.

The announced guests are as follows. The season actually starts on June 6 but the name for that date has not been announced (update - it's been announced now - it's comedian/DJ Iain Lee and Tony Law)

13th June Lauren Laverne and Doc Brown

20th June - David Cross 

27th June - Vic Reeves (nearly sold out)

4th July - Nish Kumar


News: Richard Herring To Appear At Performance Art Festival

Richard Herring has been invited to appear at a festival celebrating “performance art and noise art”.

The comedian will be performing his Me1 Vs Me2 snooker match against himself that has become something of a cult podcast. Herring joked* on his blog that: “I am one step closer to the Turner Prize.”


News: Richard Herring/Rachel Stubbings Film Wins Award

A British independent short film starring comedians Richard Herring and Rachel Stubbings has won an award at a Paris Film Festival.

While You Were Away, directed by Ben Mallaby and written by Gabriel Miller, picked up the Audience Award at ECU 2016.


News: Richard Herring Sketch Show Details Announced

Following the successful Kickstarter campaign to fund the filming of his new sketch series, Richard Herring has announced dates and line-up for the return of As It Occurs To Me.

The new As It Occurs To Me will reunite the cast who appeared in the original podcast recordings between 2009 and 2011 – Dan Tetsell, Emma Kennedy and Christian Reilly.


News: Richard Herring Hits His £100,000 Kickstarter Target

Richard Herring has managed to raise £100,000 via Kickstarter to film a new series of his sketch show As It Occurs To Me.



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