Richard Herring’s award-winning interview podcast to be at Edinburgh Festival Fringe

The multi-award-winning live podcast interview series, RHLSTP where comedian Richard Herring chats with some of the biggest names in comedy and entertainment is returning to the Fringe, at Assembly, Ballroom from 3 – 14 August.

Described as “King of the Internet” by Time Out and “The UK’s online comedy pioneer” by The Times, Richard chats with star guests, with a different show every day, top guests, improvised chat, revelations and big laughs.

This is Richard’s 43rd show and his 26th Fringe with confirmed guests for the show including Janeane Garofalo, Ed Gamble and Tim Key.

RHLSTP gets 900,000 downloads per month, has won four Chortle Internet Comedy Awards and is the only non-BBC show to win a Sony Best Comedy Award.

As one half of the comedy duo Lee & Herring, Richard wrote and performed in shows such as Lionel Nimrod’s Inexplicable World (BBC Radio 4), Fist of Fun (BBC Radio 1/BBC Two) and This Morning with Richard Not Judy (BBC Two).

With Al Murray, Richard devised and wrote 37 episodes of the sitcom Time Gentlemen Please (Sky One/Paramount) for Al’s alter ego The Pub Landlord. Richard also wrote and starred in the comedy drama You Can Choose Your Friends (ITV1) and wrote and performed two series of Richard Herring’s Objective for BBC Radio 4. The fourth series of Richard’s comedy drama, Relativity, returns to BBC Radio 4 later this year.

Richard was the winner of series 10 of Taskmaster. He’s also won a House of Games Champion of Champions trophy. And it only took him four goes to win Pointless. He has previously appeared as a guest on shows including Alan Davies’ As Yet Untitled (Dave), Argumental (Dave), Set List (Sky Atlantic), Roast Battle (Comedy Central), Have I Got News For You (BBC One) and Never Mind the Buzzcocks (BBC Two).

His latest book, ‘Can I Have My Ball Back?’, a memoir about Richard’s experience of testicular cancer and what defines masculinity and “maleness” in society, is being released in October.

All dates and guest names can be found on Richard’s website.

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