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 303 - Arthur Mathews

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Published: 25th November 2020.   Length: 77 mins.

#303 Rod Stewart's Fridge. Richard is on TV so much now that it's actually not funny any more, but his son has come up with an improvement to Star Wars, so that's something. His guest is comedy scriptwriter and erstwhile drummer Arthur Mathews. They talk about trying to shake off the guilt of a religious upbringing, Dominic Cummings's diary, staying in Griff Rhys Jones's house, failing to impress Jonathan Miller, Father Ted stamps, the fecundity of 90s comedy and how it took so long to get the Amish meet Bill Grundy on to TV.

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RHLSTP 302 - Nell Scovell

18th November 2020.   64 minutes.

#302 Which One's Melania? - It's November 4th and the world hangs in the balance as they wait to discover if a winner will be declared right away in Taskmaster...

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RHLSTP 301 - Ed Gamble

11th November 2020.   85 minutes.

#301 Forsaken - It's the first show of Series 20 (how does this keep getting commissioned?) and Rich is giving a moving tribute to a wrongly disgraced broadcaster and glad...

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RHLSTP 300 - Richard Herring

4th November 2020.   78 minutes.

#300 Socially Distanced - It's a momentous occasion, not only the 300th numbered RHLSTP, but the first one since March in front of an audience. We're at the prestigious Bill...

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RHLSTP 299 - John Kearns

28th October 2020.   109 minutes.

#298 Everything Entropies - We're just one show from the magic number 300 (if you ignore all the Edinburgh shows and other specials) and Rich is angry that he hasn't...

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RHLSTP 298 - Stevie Martin

21st October 2020.   86 minutes.

#298 Snail Face. Richard has been causing a Twitter sensation with the ballad of his blocked cupboard, but the real question is how many graters does one man need? His...

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RHLSTP 297 - Michael Ian Black

14th October 2020.   93 minutes.

#297: Polystyrene Vs Worms. Richard has found himself disappointed by the action of Han Solo, but never mind, he's back on telly (Taskmaster starts on October 15th, 9pm on Channel...

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RHLSTP 295 - Maria Konnikova

30th September 2020.   66 minutes.

#295 Snucker. Richard has this week performed live on stage for the first time since March, but a certain papier-mâché drunkard stole the show. But never mind, Richard is delighted...

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24th September 2020.   77 minutes.

Don't Look At Me! Rich has failed to secure a human guest for RHLSTP and so instead decides to get drunk and talk to some Victorian dolls. It's a very...

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RHLSTP 294 - Sindhu Vee

23rd September 2020.   73 minutes.

#294: Uterus. Richard is coming to you from an exciting new location in time and space and is worried about the lack of jumping 18 year-olds. His guest is ex...

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RHLSTP 293 - Sophie Duker

16th September 2020.   72 minutes.

#293 Postman Potter - Rich is back from his holiday and now able to control gulls and make them his lifelong allies and he's also had an amazing gift from...

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RHLSTP 292 - Bilal Zafar

9th September 2020.   84 minutes.

#292: Twitch Chaplin. Rich is being driven mad by a children's song, but at least he's about to finally get back on the telly, so he can leave you losers...

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RHLSTP 291 - Bettany Hughes

2nd September 2020.   63 minutes.

#291: Ancient Porn Hub Rich has discovered a dark secret about his wife, but there's no way out now. His guest is best served dripping with honey, it's historian Bettany...

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RHLSTP 290 - Jo Caulfield

26th August 2020.   73 minutes.

#290: Garlic and Vodka. Rich is about to hit 53, but at least he's back in the big time with a major TV opportunity as a snookerist. His guest is...

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RHLSTP 289 - Daniel Sloss

19th August 2020.   79 minutes.

#289 Hubris. Richard has just finished writing the first draft of his book and is in a giddy mood. He's been practicing his ventriloquism which will be particularly impressive in...

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RHLSTP 288 - Nathan Caton

12th August 2020.   71 minutes.

#289 Lockdown Love Poetry - Rich has received his first hand-written Father's Day card, which might also have been a break-up note. His guest is the Chortle Student Comedian of...

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RHLSTP 287 - Maisie Adam

5th August 2020.   74 minutes.

#287 White Chicks Dance Off - Rich has been turned into a woman on the internet and so comes a predictable emergency question. It's another lockdown remote record, with the...

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RHLSTP 286 - Lauren Pattison

29th July 2020.   61 minutes.

#286 Hi-Viz Jacket - We're still in lockdown but Rich is hoping he's managed to secure the future of Emergency Questions in the event or World War, so fingers crossed....

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RHLSTP 285 - Greg Jenner

22nd July 2020.   81 minutes.

Richard is deep in book deadline hell, but still has time to tweet Lord Sugar about his maths expertise and consider how much human DNA needs to be in a...

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RHLSTP 284 - Richard Osman

15th July 2020.   72 minutes.

#284 Shipham Strawberry Fayre - Lockdown continues in all its exhausting torpor, but Rich has come up with a new game show as well as becoming needlessly annoyed by a...

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