Richard Osman

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TV to the rescue! The small screen’s battle to save the planet
From Blue Planet II to House of Games, programme-makers are putting the climate crisis on screen – and rethinking how the whole industry operates. The aim? Net zero by 2030

Stuart Heritage

15, Jul, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Murdering the competition: Richard Osman thriller tops UK library loans
Stats from 2020-21 reveal that the Pointless presenter’s The Thursday Murder Club is the biggest hit in UK libraries

Sarah Shaffi

09, Jun, 2022 @1:22 PM

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The king and queen of popular fiction: Marian Keyes and Richard Osman on their successes and struggles
The bestselling novelists are friends and fans of each other’s work. They talk frankly about the highs of writing and the lows of addiction – and why neither would do Strictly

Lisa Allardice

22, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Richard Osman to step down from BBC quizshow Pointless
Presenter, who has co-hosted with Alexander Armstrong since 2009, says he will ‘miss everyone so much’

Tobi Thomas

08, Apr, 2022 @1:57 PM

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UK book sales in 2021 highest in a decade
Booming appetites for crime, sci-fi and romance drive fiction sales 20% higher than in 2019, with Richard Osman the year’s bestselling author

Alison Flood

11, Jan, 2022 @5:21 PM

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Richard Osman opens up about ‘difficult journey’ with food addiction
Pointless presenter opens up on lifelong affliction, saying at times it had left him feeling ‘directionless’

Guardian staff and agencies

26, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Pinch of Nom narrowly beats Richard Osman to top Christmas book chart
The food bloggers’ fourth book Comfort Food outsold Osman’s second cosy crime novel by just over 1,000 copies

Alison Flood

21, Dec, 2021 @3:49 PM

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Top 10 cosy crime novels | SJ Bennett
From Agatha Christie to Richard Osman, these books are not without seriousness but they are all set in warm and human worlds we might prefer to our own

SJ Bennett

15, Dec, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Library audio and ebook loans in 2021 reveal unexpected stars
Alongside Richard Osman and JK Rowling, figures record huge successes for relative unknowns Ellery Adams and Brenda Chapman

Alison Flood

08, Dec, 2021 @4:34 PM

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Degrees of separation: what connects Richard Osman to LeBron and Zendaya?
From Mamma Mia! to the NBA superstar, with a detour into Suede, we dive down the rabbit hole of the presenter and writer’s career

Larry Ryan

23, Oct, 2021 @12:00 PM

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John le Carré, Daisy May Cooper and Paul McCartney expected to boost book sales at Christmas
The annual event known as ‘Super Thursday’, when most of the hardbacks aimed at the Christmas market are published, promises big names and a boon for the industry

Alison Flood

08, Oct, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Richard Osman’s second book is one of the fastest-selling novels since records began
The Pointless presenter’s second crime novel, The Man Who Died Twice, has sold 114,202 copies in its first week on sale

Alison Flood

21, Sep, 2021 @2:37 PM

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