Richard Herring

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'Reinvent the macarena': Taskmaster's Alex Horne sets us four fiendish new challenges
The smash Channel 4 show returns for its 11th season this week. To mark the occasion, the show’s assistant set our writer four challenges to fulfil – is he up to the task?

Jack Bernhardt

18, Mar, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Richard Herring: 'The Simpsons should stop now'
The comic expounds on his love for Rick and Morty, as well as the questionable sexual politics of How I Met Your Mother

Interview by Ammar Kalia

18, Aug, 2020 @11:01 AM

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Top 10 books about comedy | Louis Barfe
Ken Dodd’s biographer picks his zingers from the literature of laughter-giving

Louis Barfe

04, Dec, 2019 @1:03 PM

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Thrillingly rude! Why Richard Herring is the best celeb interviewer in Britain
From Stephen Fry on attempting suicide to Mary Beard on goat sex, how does Richard Herring get stars to be so refreshingly frank? And did he go too far with Stephen Merchant?

Edward Tew

03, Jul, 2019 @10:06 AM

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Top 10 books to understand happiness
The science gets complex, but alongside psychologists and neurologists, larks from the likes of Spike Milligan and Terry Pratchett have useful things to impart

Dean Burnett

16, May, 2018 @9:04 AM

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'Fame proved toxic for the relationship': when comedy double acts split
David Baddiel, Andy Zaltzman, Richard Herring and other comics on fame, failure and friendship

Simon Parkin

27, Jan, 2018 @10:00 AM

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Richard Herring: ‘Rick And Morty is the most brilliant TV show I've ever seen'
The comedian, writer and blogger on what makes him laugh the most

Rachel Aroesti

03, Feb, 2017 @7:00 AM

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John Robins: 'I couldn't breathe during Monty Python, I was laughing that much'
The standup and Radio X presenter on what makes him laugh the most, from Richard Herring to ludicrous haircuts

Rachel Aroesti

07, Oct, 2016 @12:00 PM

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The Comedian's Comedian: the podcast that gets inside funny people's heads
Part podcast, part therapy session, The Comedian’s Comedian offers a peek into the inner life of funny people. Meet its creator, Stuart Goldsmith

Rachel Aroesti

06, Sep, 2016 @8:00 AM

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On my radar: Jonny Greenwood’s cultural highlights
The Radiohead musician on his debt to Clive James, the comedy podcasts of Richard Herring, and why Netflix drives him crazy

Kathryn Bromwich

16, Aug, 2015 @7:30 AM

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This week’s new live comedy
Hal Cruttenden | Richard Herring | Rob Delaney

James Kettle

31, Oct, 2014 @12:00 PM

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Richard Herring's I Killed Rasputin: a farcical history lesson – Edinburgh festival 2014 review
This play about the murder of the 'mad monk' doesn't take itself seriously enough, writes Lyn Gardner

Lyn Gardner

18, Aug, 2014 @1:52 PM

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