Richard Herring

News: Paul Merton on Nicholas Parsons – "He's Clearly Invincible"

Comedian Paul Merton has revealed how he was asked to contribute to an obituary of Nicholas Parsons even though the Just A Minute host is still alive.

In a podcast interview with Richard Herring Just A Minute regular Merton recalled the incident. 

"I had a meeting with somebody who asked could I record something for Nicholas’s obituary. I said no. That was 12 years ago. The person that asked me left the BBC five years ago…"

News: News Acts Announced For Richard Herring's Podcast Interviews

Julian Clary and Limmy have been added to the line-up of the forthcoming series of Richard Herring's Leicester Square Theatre Podcast.

Recordings will take place at the Leicester Square Theatre. Tickets are sold out for a number of the shows but the full line-up is below.

There is one more name to be publicly confirmed, which will be a big one.

Buy tickets here.


News: Buxton, Collins and More Announced For Richard Herring Podcast

Richard Herring has announced the interviewees for the eleventh series of his Leicester Square Theatre Podcast (or RHLSTP as the cool kids have started to call it).

The eight-week run at the Leicester Square Theatre goes from June 5th to July 24th.

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



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