12 July 1967|
Pocklington, East Yorkshire, England
Stand up, radio, television, podcast|
St Catherine's College, Oxford|
Black comedy, insult comedy, satire, irony, wit, deadpan|
Catherine Wilkins (m. 2012)|
|Notable works and roles||
Fist of Fun|
This Morning with Richard Not Judy
Time Gentlemen Please
The Collings and Herrin Podcast
Richard Herring's Leicester Square Theatre Podcast
Richard Keith Herring (born 12 July 1967) is an English stand-up comedian, comedy writer, podcaster and diarist whose early work includes the comedy double act Lee and Herring. He is described by The British Theatre Guide as "one of the leading hidden masters of modern British comedy".
Towards the end of the double act, Herring also worked as a writer, producing four plays. After Lee and Herring went their separate ways he co-wrote the sitcom Time Gentlemen Please, but quickly returned to performance with concept-driven one-person shows like Talking Cock, Hitler Moustache and Christ on a Bike as well as regular circuit stand-up. Herring has created thirteen of these stand-up shows since 2004, performing them for eleven consecutive years at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, with annual tours and a final performance recorded for DVD. His 2016–17 show was a 'best of' tour, drawing from these shows.
He is recognised as a pioneer of comedy podcasting, initially with broadcaster Andrew Collins on The Collings and Herrin Podcast and more recently with high-profile comedians such as Simon Pegg, Russell Brand and Stephen Fry on Richard Herring's Leicester Square Theatre Podcast. He has maintained a daily blog called Warming Up without a break since 25 November 2002. His blog is archived by the British Library for purposes of UK documentary heritage.
Richard Herring was born in Pocklington, East Riding of Yorkshire, and grew up in Cheddar, Somerset. He attended The Kings of Wessex School, where his father was the headmaster and maths teacher. This later formed the basis of his 2008 stand-up show, The Headmaster's Son. He was a student at St Catherine's College, Oxford, where he wrote and performed for a comedy troupe known as the Seven Raymonds as well as the Oxford Revue. He attained a 2:1 in History, though never collected the diploma, making him a graduand of Oxford University.
Lee and Herring
Between 1992 and 2000, Richard was half of the stand-up comedy double act with Stewart Lee. They were probably best known for their television work, notably Fist of Fun and This Morning With Richard Not Judy but had been collaborating on stage and radio projects since the 1980s.
Lee and Herring wrote material for Chris Morris and Armando Iannucci's On the Hour in 1991 and the duo contributed to the creation of the character that was to be Alan Partridge. In 1992 and 1993, they wrote and performed Lionel Nimrod's Inexplicable World for Radio 4. For Radio 1, they wrote and performed one series of Fist of Fun in 1993, remaking it for television in 1995 and 1996. They hosted a series on Radio 1 in 1994 and 1995, called Lee and Herring. A final television partnership with Lee, This Morning With Richard Not Judy, ran for 18 episodes over two series was eventually cancelled "as a result of BBC management reshuffles".
In 2011, Frank Skinner cited Lee & Herring as one of his favourite comedy double acts, alongside Laurel and Hardy, The Two Ronnies and Reeves and Mortimer.
Herring has written and performed in thirteen one-person shows, eleven of them consecutively. A Herring show typically starts with a run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, continues with an extensive UK tour and ends with a recorded performance for DVD.
For radio, Herring co-wrote and presented the history based sketch show That Was Then, This Is Now. For television he wrote Al Murray's sitcom Time Gentlemen Please. He also contributed to the third series of Little Britain as script or.
In 2005, he presented a chat show called Heads Up with Richard Herring on the Pokerzone channel, in which he interviewed professional poker players and celebrities about their careers and their love of the game. There were 10 episodes in total.
Performing at the Kings Head pub in Crouch End, London
Herring made weekly appearances on Andrew Collins's BBC Radio 6 Music radio show on Saturday afternoons, where the two would discuss the week's newspapers. Occasionally he hosted the show in Collins's absence and joined him for the whole of his final show on 31 March 2007. Herring was also a panellist on BBC Radio 4 gameshow Banter, which was presented by Collins.
In February 2007, filming began on Herring's comedy drama You Can Choose Your Friends. As well as writing the script, he also acted alongside Gordon Kennedy, Claire Skinner, Rebecca Front, Sarah-Jane Potts, Robert Daws, Anton Rodgers and Julia McKenzie. The show was broadcast on ITV on 7 June 2007.
In January 2008 he began the Collings and Herrin (sic) podcast with Andrew Collins. They celebrated their two-year anniversary with a live "100th" podcast (it was actually the 105th recording) at the Leicester Square Theatre. On 30 January 2010 the pair began a tenure of sitting in for Adam and Joe on BBC Radio 6 Music on Saturdays mornings, a slot they occupied for more than a year.
Herring's 2008 stand-up set The Headmaster's Son earned four 5-star reviews and several 4-star reviews. The set covers his experience growing up in The Kings of Wessex School in Somerset where his father worked as headmaster and how this may have been the origin of his fondness for telling puerile jokes. The show was seen by critics as a thoughtful look at his upbringing, and his relationship with his father, to whom the show is dedicated.
Herring launched his show, Hitler Moustache in 2009 to see if he "could reclaim the toothbrush moustache for comedy – it was Chaplin's first, then Hitler ruined it." The show discusses broader issues, such as fascism and the British National Party. Herring and some of his contemporaries, including Dave Gorman, were angered when material from his show was misrepresented in a Guardian column by critic Brian Logan.
On 8 April 2010, Herring made his first appearance on the BBC's Have I Got News For You, returning for a second appearance on 13 May 2011.
On 14 October 2010, his Radio 4 series Richard Herring's Objective was first broadcast. Here Herring attempts to reclaim controversial items, starting with the toothbrush moustache and moving onto the hoodie, Flag of England and Dolly the Sheep. An Edinburgh special about the See-you-Jimmy hat was broadcast in August 2011 and a second series was recorded in October 2011 with episodes about the golliwog, the wheelchair, Page 3 and the old school tie.
On 27 December 2010, Herring finished second on Celebrity Mastermind with a final score of 34 points. His specialist subject was Rasputin. He was The Pod Delusion "Comedian of the Year 2010" 
In May 2011 it was announced that Fist of Fun would be released on DVD by Go Faster Stripe. The first series was released in December 2011 and the second in November 2012, winning 'Best DVD' at the 2013 Chortle Awards 
In August and September 2015, he performed all 11 of his previous one man shows, plus a new one, Happy Now?, at the Leicester Square Theatre over the course of six weekends in a season called "The Twelve Shows of Herring". Happy Now? was taken on a 50-plus date UK tour between October 2015 and June 2016. His 2017 tour show was called Richard Herring -- The Best. His 2017 Edinburgh Fringe show is called "Oh Frig, I'm 50!" This will be taken on a UK tour in the Spring of 2018.
Blogs, podcasts and internet
On 25 November 2002 Herring started his blog, Warming Up as a way to overcome writer's block. He has written an entry for every day and the blog stands at over 5,000 consecutive entries. It is estimated that he has a regular readership of around 3,000. Some ideas recorded in Warming Up have been used in his live shows. The first year of his blog is collected in two books, Bye Bye Balham and The Box Lady and Other Pesticles.
On 12 October 2009, he recorded the first episode of As It Occurs To Me, a weekly radio-style stand-up and sketch show made for the Internet. It stars him, Emma Kennedy, Dan Tetsell and Christian Reilly and currently stands at 18 episodes and 5 bonus mini-episodes. It was nominated for best internet show at the 2010 Sony Awards, though it failed to place. On 7 February 2011, As It Occurs to Me won the first Chortle Internet award  On 20 March 2012 he retained it. In 2017, As It Occurs To Me returns as a six-episode web series.
In 2013, Herring won the Chortle Award for his Leicester Square Theatre Podcast, which again won the award in 2014. In 2012 he had recorded the first 16 episodes of the long-running Richard Herring's Leicester Square Theatre Podcast with guests including Tim Minchin, Stewart Lee, Adam Buxton, David Mitchell and Armando Iannucci. It was nominated for a Sony Award for Best Comedy alongside a list of BBC produced comedy shows in 2013. The show won the Bronze Award. In May and June 2013 he recorded nine podcasts with guests including Stephen Fry, Russell Brand and Mary Beard. His interview with Stephen Fry, was covered by national and international news media including the BBC and Sky News when Fry revealed a recent suicide attempt. The series continued with Harry Shearer, Eddie Izzard and David Cross.
On 17 November 2013, he recorded the first episode of a six-part internet stand-up, sketch and interview show Richard Herring's Meaning of Life, structured around the philosophical concepts of 'Creation', 'the Paranormal', 'Love', 'Death', 'Good & Evil' and 'the Shape of Things To Come', the episode being broadcast online between February 2014 and early 2015.
In February 2014, the first Richard Herring Show was broadcast on Fubar Radio. Herring presented this with comedian Lou Sanders weekly, before quitting the show together; their final episode was broadcast on 24 May 2014.
On 8 March 2018, in aid of International Women’s Day, Richard raised over £100,000 for domestic abuse charity Refuge by responding to anyone on Twitter who asked when International Men's Day was (it is November 19th).
Motifs and tropes
- Misspelling words for comic effect, most commonly by adding a superfluous 's' (as in 'John Majors') or 'g' (as in 'skellington')
- Recurrence of the name Ian for characters, especially as a stand-in name for the imagined director of a company (as in 'Ian Starbucks').
- Unlikely acronyms (as in tmwrnj for This Morning With Richard Not Judy) and complex, self-defeating mnemonics (as in abia-ibja-jbjah-baj-bpa zot-apbea-ebaaa-baaa-bnanb-sasb-bora-bboora-obja-jbdt-kadt-kbsoh-thbtwo-uas-bra-rbaaa-baaa-bjaj bjaj-boa-obja-jbaaa-bea-ebmam-baaa-bja-jbjah-batt-twcat-baatwb-tbjbs-asbzaz-baaa-beaebaaabs-as-baaa-beaebea-ebmam-jaj-bj-thomow-wbj-wicc for the genealogy of Christ.)
Body of work
Stand up shows
||Richard Herring is Fat
||Richard Herring is All Man
||Christ on a Bike
||The 12 Tasks of Hercules Terrace
||Someone Likes Yoghurt
||Ménage à un
||Oh Fuck, I'm 40!
||The Headmaster's Son
||Christ on a Bike: The Second Coming
||What Is Love, Anyway?
||Talking Cock: The Second Coming
||We're All Going To Die!
||Lord of the Dance Settee 
||Richard Herring: The Best
||Oh Frig, I'm 50! 
|Ra Ra Rasputin
|Punk's Not Dead
|Playing Hide and Seek With Jesus
|It's Not The End of the World
|I Killed Rasputin 
Miscellaneous home media
|Lee and Herring's Fist of Fun
|Lee and Herring Live
|Michel Leeb – Qu'est-ce que Sexe? (Talking Cock performed in French)
|On The Hour
|Collings and Herrin: The Best of Earth Wind and Fire * *(and water)
|As It Occurs To Me: Secret Stand Up
|Collings and Herrin: War and Peace, Crime and Punishment
|As It Occurs To Me: The Complete Cumpkin
- Warming Up blog (2002–present)
- Guardian How To Write (contributor) ed by Philip Oltermann The Guardian ISBN 0-85265-138-4 ISBN 978-0-85265-138-4 (2009)
- The Atheist Guide to Christmas Contributor (Editor Ariane Sherine) The Friday Project ISBN 978-0-00-732261-9 (2009)
- Shouting At The Telly (Contributor) (Editor John Grindrod) Faber and Faber ISBN 0-571-24802-0 ISBN 978-0-571-24802-5 (2009)
- Roger's Profanisaurus – Das Krapital Introduction Dennis Publishing ISBN 978-1-907232-90-9 (2010)
- Metro newspaper weekly column (2012–2016)
- Behind the Sofa: Celebrity Memories of Doctor Who (contributor) ed by Steve Berry Matador (2012)
- Dead Funny (Contributor) (Editors Robin Ince and Johnny Mains) Salt Publishing ISBN 9781907773761 (2014)
Awards and recognition
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Herring was formerly in a relationship with the actress Julia Sawalha, some years after joking on Fist of Fun that "My ideal woman has the head of Julia Sawalha and the body of Julia Sawalha." In April 2012, Herring married author and comedian Catherine Wilkins. They had their first child, Phoebe Doris Joy, in February 2015.
Herring has raised money for the Scope charity since 2003, and ran the London marathon in aid of the charity in 2004 as well as the Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon in 2011, 2013 and 2014. In January 2011 he was nominated for a Just Giving Life Time Achievement Award for his extensive work in helping to raise money, awareness and support for Scope. In 2012 he was made a Patron of Scope.
In 2010 he was made a Distinguished Supporter of The British Humanist Association and said
||It’s the 21st century and it’s time the human race accepted that we’re flying this plane and no one out there is going to save us from crashing it. So let’s work together, hey?
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