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?
Anyone who's been on Twitter on March 8 will know the Sisyphean task Richard Herring has taken on in doing fighting trollery with trollery.Steve Bennett, Chortle, 24th November 2020
Extending into such topics as why many men confidently believe they could score a point against Serena Williams on a tennis court (they couldn't), why female leaders have a better record on dealing with COVID-19 than male ones do and whether a man can ever be considered a feminist, this is thought-provoking, intelligent and lots of fun.Chris Hallam, Chris Hallam's World View, 4th November 2020
Stars taking part in next month's event include Frank Skinner, Adam Buxton, Helen Lederer, Richard Herring, Mark Watson, Andy Hamilton, Gary Delaney, Laura Lexx, Robin Ince, Matt Forde, Arthur Mathews and Michael Spicer.Chortle, 27th October 2020
That figure is roughly in line with what the show scored on Dave when catch-up viewing was also counted - which means the show is sure to grow its audience with the change in broadcaster, once on-demand requests are also counted. Channel 4 has also hailed the fact that the show won its 9pm slot among the key 16-34 year-old demographic.Chortle, 16th October 2020
So much fun, you could almost forget the pandemic.Anita Singh, The Telegraph, 15th October 2020
Sure, test and trace might be more medically useful, but would it be as much fun? Take your pleasures where you can.Lucy Mangan, The Guardian, 15th October 2020