Richard Sparks

  • Comedian

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The worst place comics have stayed during the Fringe?

Comedians relive their Edinburgh nightmares.

Chortle, 9th August 2017

Richard Sparks picks his perfect playlist

In 1978 Richard Sparks wrote the schoolmaster sketch which Rowan Atkinson performed in The Secret Policeman's Ball. Before that Richard had written four revues at the Edinburgh Fringe, including two Oxford Revues, which starred Mel Smith. Later he was a writer on TV shows including Not the Nine O'Clock News. Now he returns to the Fringe for the first time in 40 years, having written and directed Margarita Dreams at Underbelly Med Quad. Here's his Perfect Playlist.

Richard Sparks, Chortle, 6th August 2017

Interview with Richard Sparks

Richard Sparks takes some time to talk to Voice about the Margarita Dreams, inspirations, and to give advice to young people.

Tom Inniss, Voice Magazine, 1st August 2017

Margarita Dreams: Edinburgh Fringe 2017 interview

Richard Sparks, writer/director of Margarita Dreams, provides the As to our Qs. He's the man behind an exciting sounding show that promises a whirl of absurdities.

Laugh Out London, 27th July 2017

An interview with Richard Sparks

Richard Sparks interview.

Mumble Comedy, 12th July 2017

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