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 40 - I Hate That Monkey

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Published: 11th June 2021.   Length: 79 mins.   Size: 36.6mb

A couple of weeks off and Rich has come back rebelling against his producer (you won't know who that is, but a good producer always remains anonymous) and with some new characters. Cos what this show needs is new characters. Will any of the old crew get a look in? The team look at whether white straight able-bodied comedians are being prejudiced against, whether an old woman should be called Lilibet and the mild danger posed by hornets. Plus Rich is running a half marathon but doesn't like to talk about it. If you enjoy this awful entertainment (or even if you don't) please sponsor Rich at http://justgiving.com/monoball

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Episode 39 - Extra Thumb

21st May 2021.   60 minutes.

Rich is pretty tired after nearly a year of doing this rubbish and drives to drive the whole thing into the ground. But the puppets never get tired. Today they...

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Episode 38 - Toxic

14th May 2021.   71 minutes.

Rich has spotted a gap in the market that he might just slot into, but is America ready for him and will his producer get him cancelled before he's even...

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

Episode 37 - Rat Fans

7th May 2021.   72 minutes.

There has been a shake up at the channel and things are a bit different this week, which does not make Rich happy. But the Duke of York is on...

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Episode 35 - Are you OK?

23rd April 2021.   73 minutes.

Rich is celebrating Earth Day, though he's somewhat downbeat, but could this be the big comeback for Brian Wasp? Or some of the other more minor characters? Ally and Rich...

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Episode 32 - Jacket Potato

2nd April 2021.   65 minutes.

Richard is so desperate to impress the TV executives that he has crawled out of his sick bed to do the show. Is it a healthy way to process his...

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Episode 31 - Crotch Kiwi Fruits

26th March 2021.   83 minutes.

Rich is back in the saddle, but it might have to be side saddle for a little while, as he's still recuperating from a procedure which has removed a body...

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Episode 30 - End of the Line?

19th February 2021.   80 minutes.

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...

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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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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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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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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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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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