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Richard Herring's Leicester Square Theatre Podcast

Richard Herring's Leicester Square Theatre Podcast

RHLSTP 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 100+ episodes.

RHLSTP 180 - Al Murray

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Published: 23rd May 2018.   Length: 86 mins.   Size: 119mb

RHLSTP #180: Al Murray - Jimmy Tarbuck's Bad Day. Rich has witnessed the miracle of the birth of some lamb chops near his countryside home and will be contemplating human birth with this week's guest, back after 101 podcasts, Al Murray. They chat about how Al (with Ben Moor) might have been in the running to replace Trev & Simon; time travel; the risks of app sharing with your children; what it's like to be sent to boarding school at the age of 9; how Rich and Al's ancestors may have died in each other's arms at Dunkirk; having sex with a Frankingstein; how getting sovereignty gives you less sovereignty. Plus working in panto; showing Judy Dench your Bottom; and travelling through time.

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