Richard Vranch

  • Actor, composer, comedian and writer

Press clippings

A Comedy Tribute To Andy Smart review

Without him around, the world of comedy is a lot quieter, too.

Steve Bennett, Chortle, 4th June 2024

Ruth Bratt joins The Comedy Store Players

Improv group The Comedy Store Players are to be joined by a new core member for the first time in almost thirty years. Ruth Bratt will start performing at the weekly show from March.

British Comedy Guide, 22nd February 2024

Comedy Store Players announce improv tour

Four of the original Comedy Store Players improv troupe will perform a number of tour dates early next year.

British Comedy Guide, 29th September 2023

Richard Vranch's Edinburgh Fringe binge, cringe and whinge...

"This isn't a comedy festival..."

Chortle, 9th August 2023

Fringe gets Andy Smart tribute show

Raising money for the charity Crisis, a special performance will take place this weekend at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in memory of and tribute to late comedian Andy Smart.

British Comedy Guide, 8th August 2023

UK tour for Paul Merton's Impro Chums

Paul Merton, Richard Vranch, Suki Webster, Mike McShane and accompanist Kirsty Newton are back on the road in 2022 to visit some of their favourite parts of the UK with another evening of mind-blowing improvisation.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 3rd June 2021

Comedy Store Players improvised show to stream online

The Comedy Store Players, the UK's longest-running improvisation team, will be putting a show online for the very first time since they started in 1985.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 18th May 2020

New Edinburgh Fringe shows go on sale

A new batch of Fringe shows at the Pleasance, including Dane Baptiste, Paul Merton, NewsRevue and Wizard Presents, are now on sale.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 25th February 2020

Interview: The Comedy Store Players

I sat down with Richard Vranch to talk about everything improv.

Holly, Phoenix Remix, 6th January 2020

Accommodation woes

We asked a range of comedians about their accommodation at this year's Fringe, and for disaster stories from previous years.

British Comedy Guide, 14th August 2019

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