Richard Herring: Ally and Herring's Twitch of Fun

Richard Herring: Ally and Herring's Twitch of Fun

Richard Herring teams up with an 128 year old, 'handsy', ventriloquist doll made by his great-grandad to review the day's newspapers in an attempt to put to rest the ghosts of old and failed double acts he's been in. It's a format that I am sure you've seen before, but hopefully we can give it a fresh spin. Unprepared and unrehearsed, Ally and Herring have no idea what the other one is about to say and as long as the offensive stuff is said by the dummy then no one can touch us. But which one's the dummy?

Episode 30 - End of the Line?

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Published: 19th February 2021.   Length: 80 mins.   Size: 37.1mb

Ian Twitch's 30 episode commission is up, so Rich is fighting for his life here. Will he be back for Series 2? And when? He manages to cram in pretty much every puppet into this swansong, whilst very much treating it like the end of term treat it is. The future hangs heavy over those who wear the crown or wield the puppet of someone holding a crown and there's echoes of the darkness that will filter through the next, more gritty series. But for now, there's some four way ventriloquism, some fox time travel, Brian Blessed, Terry the producer, puppets fighting for their inclusion in future shows and more questioning of whether just calling yourself something actually makes you something. Thanks for all the support over the last however many months 30 weeks is. We'll meet again.

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Ally and Herring's Twitch of Fun. Richard Herring.

Episode 29 - Did Somebody Say Tiny Dick?

12th February 2021.   74 minutes.

Richard has come over all peculiar (did somebody say come over?). Maybe Cocky Carrot has been right all along. When he pulls himself together we get to see Peter Dibdin...

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Ally and Herring's Twitch of Fun. Richard Herring.

Episode 28 - Gargados with Russ Aggot

5th February 2021.   73 minutes.

Richard has been moved by the death that has rocked this great nation this week, but he's got some stand-up about it, so that helps make up for it a...

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Ally and Herring's Twitch of Fun. Richard Herring.

Episode 27 - Gilly Gollocks

29th January 2021.   74 minutes.

Richard's descent into madness continues as he can hear sounds that no one else can hear and can't understand why this show is not on TV after six months. Maybe...

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Ally and Herring's Twitch of Fun. Richard Herring.

Episode 26 - Don't Stop Gelieving

22nd January 2021.   76 minutes.

Richard is wondering if he can break into natural history broadcasting, but his puppets have other ideas as usual. Cocky Carrot has some competition, Ally is missing President Trump and...

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Ally and Herring's Twitch of Fun. Richard Herring.

Episode 25 - Is it Capital or Capitol?

8th January 2021.   71 minutes.

Is it Capital or Capitol? Richard is delighted that the news has taken a dark turn as this is his chance to show the powers that be what a serious...

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Ally and Herring's Twitch of Fun. Richard Herring.

Episode 24 - Christmas Special

27th December 2020.   45 minutes.

Rich and Ally are here to wish you a Merry Christmas. But which members of the gang will accompany them? Some Christmas surprises. As well as some Christmas predictables. And...

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Richard Herring.

Episode 22 - The Love is Gone

11th December 2020.   81 minutes.

Richard is taking a trip back to 2010, but is it a good idea? The puppets seem to have differing opinions. Otherwise it's all 2020, apart from the trip back...

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Richard Herring.

Episode 20 - King of the World

21st November 2020.   80 minutes.

Rich is excited to have reached this landmark twentieth episode and to have been moved to a prime time 7.30pm on Friday slot on Twitch TV. It's the time the...

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Ally and Herring's Twitch of Fun.

Episode 19 - The Ghost of Donkey's Past

13th November 2020.   77 minutes.

We get an exciting glimpse behind the scenes tonight as the team go into depth about Ian Pfizer, Trump's coup, the sacking of Superman and people who marry serial killers....

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Episode 18 - Technical Difficulties

6th November 2020.   76 minutes.

Episode 18 - Technical Difficulties. It's November 5th 2020 and it's publication day for Richard's book and in celebration he is donating all his November earnings to charity (including all...

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Ally and Herring's Twitch of Fun. Richard Herring.

Episode 17 - Together We'll Be OK

30th October 2020.   68 minutes.

Richard is doing an awful lot of work for charity, but he hates to talk about it, but his attempts to be serious are sabotaged as usual. There's racism, there's...

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Ally and Herring's Twitch of Fun. Richard Herring.

Episode 16 - Tucking My Shirt In

23rd October 2020.   80 minutes.

Ally is worried about Prince Andrew moving in on his territory (but can't predict how far he might take that) and tries to take control of the show. The ghost...

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Ally and Herring's Twitch of Fun. Richard Herring.

Episode 15 - Gaggoshka

16th October 2020.   81 minutes.

Rich is excited that Taskmaster is about to start, look he's even wearing his "costume" but more excited that he has a very exciting exclusive interview with a notable personage....

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Episode 14 - Fox Law with Law Fox

9th October 2020.   73 minutes.

Episode 14 - Fox Law with Law Fox. Richard is trying to sell his RHLSTP notebook to raise money for Refuge - https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/184480101778 - the snowflake, but is concerned about...

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Ally and Herring's Twitch of Fun. Richard Herring.

Episode 13 - Guild Gack Getter

30th September 2020.   76 minutes.

Richard dropped a beer this lunchtime which has led to mild inebriation, so the show might not reach the professional standards you have come to expect. He's trying out a...

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Ally and Herring's Twitch of Fun. Richard Herring.

Episode 12 - Cocky Carrot

25th September 2020.   72 minutes.

Richard is heartbroken about the effect that Covid-19 has had on his hometown, but he can't let personal feelings get in the way of his attempts to get back on...

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Ally and Herring's Twitch of Fun. Richard Herring.

Episode 11 - Slinky Winkies

18th September 2020.   75 minutes.

Rich looks like he might finally get to do his sideways look at the news on his own at last, and he's all over the shooting grouse and psychic dogs...

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Episode 10 - AI BJs

11th September 2020.   73 minutes.

Richard is worried about the future of Soleros when he should be worrying about the depths his career has sunk to. Luckily his little pals turn up to help him...

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