Thursday 30th April 2020
Podcast pioneer, Scope patron and now lockdown sports star, Richard Herring seems to thrive when big career obstacles land in his path: he's even turned stone clearing into cult viewing. But how will the rest of comedy recover, as the dust settles?
Jackie Weaver - who became an internet star for her handling of a Handforth parish council meeting went viral - is becoming a panel show host. The administrator will host two live events featuring comedians Paul Sinha, Richard Herring, Isy Suttie, Suzi Ruffell, Ken Cheng and Glenn Moore.Chortle, 28th September 2021
How Richard Herring found podcasts before the rest of the famous people in the world did.WhyNow, 1st August 2021
Richard Herring is publishing a new book of hypothetical conundrums based on the success of the 'emergency questions/ he deploys on his hit podcast. Would You Rather? is a family-friendly take on his ridiculous conversation-starters, which have previously been compiled in their own book.Chortle, 5th July 2021
Anneka Rice is writing a sitcom about her imaginary former agent. Clemmie Hart was the fictional representative she created to continue fielding work offers while she took time out from showbusiness to raise her children.British Comedy Guide, 7th May 2021
Has your daily walk become an endless trudge to nowhere? These podcasts, chosen by comedians, podcasters, Guardian writers and readers, are guaranteed to bring a smile to your face.The Guardian, 5th April 2021
Fergus Craig, Mark Watson, Tim Key, Alex Horne, John Robertson, Marcus Brigstocke, Rachel Parris, Richard Herring, Robin Ince, Stevie Martin, Alistair Green, Janey Godley, Mark Olver, Archie Henderson, Catherine Bohart, Toussaint Douglass and Munya Chawawa are amongst those named Legends Of Lockdown in the Chortle Awards.British Comedy Guide, 28th March 2021