RHLSTP with Richard Herring

RHLSTP with Richard Herring

RHLSTP with Richard Herring - which launched under the title Richard Herring's Leicester Square Theatre Podcast - is an award-winning series in which Richard Herring chats with some of the biggest names in comedy. Stephen Fry, Steve Coogan, Russell Brand, Sarah Millican, David Mitchell are amongst the many comedy stars to have been interviewed across the 200+ episodes.

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RHLSTP 269 - Olga Koch

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Published: 1st April 2020.   Length: 57 mins.

#269 Talking Koch - Richard is at the Cambridge Corn Exchange and starts with a joke he first did in this venue 25 years ago. His guest is stand-up and daughter of the former Deputy Prime Minister of Russia, Olga Koch. They talk about St Petersburgh and (inevitably) Rasputin and his cock; having sex with a sea creature; making bad man seem slightly better via stand-up; how Richard hopes his penis might survive him (again); a confectionery tribute to an ex; how Chelsea Clinton is probably getting more than she deserves; and cutting up strap-ons with a paper slicer. The conversation keeps coming back to genitalia for some reason. I can't imagine what prompted it.

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