Richard Herring has enjoyed phenomenal success as a writer and performer and is an innovator in the world of podcasts. In 2017 he will be touring his new show The Best, in which he picks his favourite routines from his 12 one-man shows.
Persistently placing in the Top 10 UK Comedy Podcast chart, Richard Herring’s Leicester Square Theatre Podcast sees him interview top comedians in front of a live audience and is then released online both as videos and podcasts for free. Previous guests include Stephen Fry, Simon Pegg, Armando Ianucci, Russell Brand, Stephen Merchant, Steve Coogan, Tim Minchin, David Mitchell and Stewart Lee. The show regularly has up to 200,000 listeners per episode, won three Chortle Internet Comedy Awards and is the only non-BBC show to ever win a Sony Best Comedy Award. Richard’s audio podcast and sketch show As It Occurs To Me won a Chortle Award and was Sony-nominated.
He writes a weekly column for the Metro newspaper and has a script in development with Channel 4.