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Osman dominates shortlists at 2021 CrimeFest Awards

Richard Osman's bestselling debut The Thursday Murder Club (Viking) has dominated this year's CrimeFest shortlists

Heloise Wood, The Bookseller, 7th April 2021

Osman's debut novel to join the million-sales club

Barring a calamity, the tall one from the TV quiz show Pointless will make literary history this week. Richard Osman is on the brink of selling the millionth copy of his debut novel.

Liam Kelly, The Sunday Times, 21st March 2021

No Such Thing As A Fish to stream 20-hour long show

QI researchers are to air a mammoth 20-hour version of their hit podcast No Such Thing As A Fish for Comic Relief.

Chortle, 3rd March 2021

Richard Osman: nerdy presenter who became lockdown hero

As sales of his book The Thursday Murder Club pass a million, Richard Osman talks to Dominic Maxwell about a Spielberg adaptation and his love of TV.

Dominic Maxwell, The Times, 15th January 2021

Thursday Murder Club is 2020's final week number one

Richard Osman's The Thursday Murder Club (Viking) has notched up a second consecutive week in the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, with 72,913 copies sold.

Kiera O'Brien, The Bookseller, 30th December 2020

Richard Osman's Thursday Murder Club is the Xmas No. 1

Richard Osman's The Thursday Murder Club (Penguin) is the Christmas number one with 134,514 copies sold, becoming the first debut fiction title to hit the festive top spot.

Kiera O'Brien, The Bookseller, 22nd December 2020

Richard Osman to leave Banijay

Presenter and producer to exit after long association with Endemol companies.

Max Goldbart, Broadcast, 21st December 2020

Osman in race for Christmas No. 1 book

Richard Osman's The Thursday Murder Club (Penguin), Pinch of Nom Quick & Easy (Bluebird) and Barack Obama's A Promised Land (Viking) are all in the running for the Christmas number one spot, as the print market heads into its final week before Christmas.

Kiera O'Brien, The Bookseller, 17th December 2020