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RHLSTP with Richard Herring

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RHLSTP is an award-winning series in which comedian Richard Herring ("The Podfather" - The Guardian) chats with some of the biggest names in comedy and entertainment. Stephen Fry, Eddie Izzard, Dawn French, David Mitchell, Katherine Ryan and Brian Blessed are amongst the many stars to have been interviewed across the 200+ episodes.. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/rhlstp
 
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#386 Thirty-Eighty Choice - As the latest run at the Leicester Square Theatre comes to an end Richard is impressed with Adrian Chiles’ bathroom choices. His guest is comedian and actor Alan Davies. They chat about avocado bidets, being called a S****bubble by Liam Gallagher, setting off Neil Kinnock’s burglar alarm, spending a huge amount of money …
 
RETRO RHLSTP #45 Kay Mellor - RHLSTP comes to the Long Division Festival at the beautiful Wakefield Theatre Royal and Richard is impressed with the commitment the area has made to unpopular fruit and the world's most famous mulberry bush. His guest is the writer, actor, director, song-writer and possible badminton champion, Kay Mellor. It's a write…
 
RHLSTP Book Club 15 - Buried - A return to RHLSTP for the brilliant broadcaster, archaeologist and anatomist Professor Alice Roberts. We chat about her new book Buried and the previous book in the series Ancestors and the amazing science that allows us to piece together forgotten lives from bones, grave goods, language and DNA. Also why Trigger war…
 
#385 Do Not Listen On 2x Speed - Richard is disappointed about his daughter’s Easter egg, because it’s still Easter where we are, in the past and has an ultimatum for Ian Cadbury. His guest returns after just 9 years away. It’s the extremely fast-talking whirlwind of a man, Dara Ó Briain. Chat includes the Irish James Bond, how Stephen Hawking ruin…
 
Special - My Time Capsule 200! - Richard was very honoured to be asked to interview Michael Fenton-Stevens for his 200th episode of the excellent Time Capsule Podcast - a neat idea where guests are asked what four items they’d like to keep in a time capsule and which one they’d like to throw away. A great chat incorporating harbouring grudges again…
 
RHLSTP Book Club 14 - The Sanctuary - Richard’s guest this week is one quarter of the No Such Thing as a Fish podcast, Andrew Hunter Murray. They are talking about his gripping novel, The Sanctuary, which imagines a near future in a world not dissimilar to our own, where wildlife is threatened by extinction and old people have most of the resources…
 
#384 Rolf Harris Tattoo - Alleluia Alleluia, He is Risen! It’s Easter Monday and Rich has been schooled in Christian traditions by his kids. His guest is the best Edinburgh Comedy Prize by at least one metric, Amy Gledhill. It’s an old-school, crazy fun loose chat with a comedian and it’s giddy fun all the way, encompassing what is the best crisp t…
 
RHLSTP #80 Limmy - Richard is a bit worried about the psychological similarities he shares with murder spree killers, but maybe that's just all comedians. If you read his book you might worry the same thing about this week's guest, cult comedy genius and normal-faced man Limmy. The pair try and fail to remember an ancient Twitter spat, and Richard …
 
RHLSTP Book Club 13 - The Premonitions Bureau - Another cracking Book Club (though one beset by tech difficulties, making conversation a little tricky) about this fascinating true story about 1960s Britain and the attempt to set up a central hub where premonitions can be logged in the hope of preventing tragedies. Is seeing the future possible? Are…
 
#383 Lebensmüde - Richard has been freaked out about eating fish whilst being watched by fish. His guests are Freya Parker and Celeste Dring aka Lazy Susan. They chat about the torpor of playing a 12 year old, the difficulty of coming up with a name for a sketch group, why sketch comedy is so poorly served on TV, confronting your male critics head …
 
RHLSTP Book Club 12 - Letters From Brenda - At last an author that Richard doesn’t have to treat with respect and a book that actually features him. Sadly for him Emma’s new book is a mature, hilarious and moving book about her eccentric and luminous mother and the mental issues that may have driven her and provided so many funny stories, but also …
 
#382 Aer Lingus Babies - Richard has a bee in his bonnet about crescent toilet seats, but at least his photo has been in the Daily Express. His guest is actor, comedian and author Ardal O'Hanlon. They talk about how Father Dougal got free shoes, how much research Ardal did into the priesthood, annoying Morgan Freeman, why Ardal left the dream job o…
 
RHLSTP Book Club 11 - My Mess Is a Bit of a Life - More book club fun, with this hilarious, sad and sometimes tragic fractured autobiography, by comedy writer and one of brains behind Succession and Veep, Georgia Pritchett. We talk about the nature of childhood memories, Georgia’s dad forgetting her name, the hilarity that comes from anxiety, why t…
 
#381 Ayahuasca - Richard has a momentous father/son experience and has been made to think about the brevity of life thanks to a charity shop window. His guest is the extraordinary Deborah Frances-White. They talk about whether Dracula was ever young, but the podcast is mainly about the major decisions Deborah had made in her personal life and the w…
 
RHLSTP Book Club 10 - Sunny - The book club continues with a chat about this fabulous debut novel from comedian and actor Sukh Ojla. We talk about the nightmare of dating, the importance of friendship, kneading breasts, the punishment of having to read your own book aloud and much more. Buy here https://www.amazon.co.uk/Sunny/dp/B08Y97CL3K At time …
 
#380 Hinge Cringe - Richard has visited Paddington’s house and avoided using the toothbrushes, but is more excited about one of Paddington’s neighbours. His guest is online sensation Rosie Holt. They discuss why Rosie moved from acting to comedy, how her videos went viral, whether it’s good or bad that people (both stupid and clever) fail to spot t…
 
RHLSTP Book Club 9 - Super-Infinite - Richard talks to author and academic Katherine Rundell about her beautifully written, passionate and informative biography of the poet John Donne. How much do we know about this incredible poet and sermon writer, was he the womaniser that his poems make him out to be, how brutal was existence 400 years ago, did…
 
#379 M&M Apocalypse - Richard’s son continues to come up with better material than his dad, without even trying. His guest is the unparalleled comedy genius Armando Iannucci. They chat about how Armando once again predicted the future with his hilarious new sitcom Avenue 5, the lows and deeper lows of lockdown, what inspired him to write the mock-h…
 
RHLSTP Book Club 8 - Hot Mess - Richard talks to comedian and climate scientist Dr Matt Winning about his funny and terrifying, but still hopeful book, Hot Mess. Are we all doomed? Can recycling help? How do you make climate change funny? And what part did Richard play in the creation of this book and does that mean he’s already done his bit? Buy t…
 
#378 Test Card Girl - Rich has freaked himself out by attempting to cure the aphantasia (that he suffers with in silence). His guest is John Craven sanctioned Newshound Samira Ahmed. They discuss the legacy of Mary Whitehouse and whether it’s OK to point out the positive things that someone with some unacceptable views has done, the bravery of taki…
 
RHLSTP Book Club 7 - Advice From Strangers - Richard chats to the fabulous Rachel Parris about her funny, surprising, moving and clever book in which she explores advice given to her by audience members, to reveal much about herself and life in general. They talk about the power of writing about terrible personal experiences, the need to be be more…
 
#377 Piss Canal - Richard’s son has come up with a brilliant new emergency question (and is thus finally helping to pay for his upkeep), though is it worth it for the Hell of attending a three hour kids’ party? Richard’s guest is fabulous writer/actor/comedian Jamie Demetriou. They talk about how many holes are in a ghost’s sheet, the genesis of St…
 
RHLSTP Book Club 6 - God: An Anatomy - As heard on Radio 4 - Francesca's book deals with how the western idea of God might have developed through an examination of God's body. Can you guess which bit Rich is most interested in? Buy it here https://www.https://www.amazon.co.uk/God-Anatomy-Francesca-Stavrakopoulou-ebook/dp/B08ZNJXT2K Live RHLSTPs com…
 
#376 Barking at the Plumber - Hey everyone, it’s a surprise transatlantic RHLSTP with one of the greatest stand-ups in the world, and more importantly one of the greatest people, Maria Bamford. They chat about living without hot water, comedy merch, trying out challenging material to James Corden’s audience, why it’s OK to do (trigger warning) come…
 
RHLSTP Book Club 5 - Ask A Historian: 50 Surprising Answers to Things You Always Wanted to Know - Joining Rich for the book club this week is historian and friend of the podcast Greg Jenner. We'll find out all sorts of stuff including when the first ever Monday was and what was in the first ever joke book. Buy it here https://www.amazon.co.uk/Ask-H…
 
#375 Coolio Versus Mini Me - Richard is furious about the new incarnation of Big Cook Little Cook and is going to be schooled in farts by his audience. His guest is Stewart Lee lookalike and broadcaster Terry Christian. They chat about the professionalism of June Whitfield, being at the centre of the emerging Madchester music scene, the incredible …
 
RHLSTP Book Club 4 - The Last Hundred Years (Give or Take) and All That - This week’s book club episode was recorded on 15th November 2020, during lockdown in a central London bar with an online audience. It’s a fun look at the last century (roughly) including the incredible series of screw ups that led to the assassination of Franz Ferdinand (not …
 
#374 I Sure Love Motorcycling - Richard has nearly killed someone in his audience and has finally found a good reason for having kids. He’s also potentially about to destroy the universe as his guest is Herring doppelgänger (even down to the number of testicles) Charley Boorman. He talks about what he got paid for appearing in Deliverance, hanging …
 
RHLSTP Book Club 3 - Catch Your Breath - Rich chats to standup, writer and actual doctor Ed Patrick about his new memoir of his life as a stressed out sleep deprived anaesthetist. Buy it here https://www.amazon.co.uk/Catch-Your-Breath-Sleepless-Anaesthetist-ebook/dp/B0911V8HPF See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Become a memb…
 
#373 The End of History - Richard has more terrifying news about butterflies and his son’s attempts to follow in his footsteps. His guest is the only person who can follow Paul Chuckle, historian and broadcaster Dr Janina Ramirez. They talk about (hopefully) living through a major historical event, the incredible range of inspirational Goddesses, h…
 
RHLSTP Book Club 2 - The Importance of Being Interested - Rich chats to comedian Robin Ince about his great new book about how we can tackle the big scientific subjects like time travel, alternate universes and quantum physics and much more. Buy it here https://www.amazon.co.uk/Importance-Being-Interested-Adventures-Scientific/dp/1786492628/ or whe…
 
#372 Arthur Askey's Chair - Richard is wondering if comedians might be the solution to all the world’s problems (they won’t be), but delighted to be back at the Leicester Square Theatre for the start of Season 23 of this amazing podcast. His guest is legendary comedian and DJ Paul Chuckle. They chat about Paul’s incredible 59 year career, from work…
 
This is a chat between Rich, Robin Ince and host Tommy Pearson from an event at the Eric Morecambe Centre in Harpenden which was a celebration of all things Morecambe and Wise - it includes thoughts on what made the pair the legends they are, a look at some clips from the shows (not included in this podcast but you can easily find them) and some th…
 
#371 Full Body Plaster Cast - Richard is back at the Y Theatre in Leicester and you won’t believe what experts in the Leicester Mercury have discovered. His guest is actor and singer, Rebecca Wheatley. They chat about Menopause the Musical 2, why it’s great to talk about women’s issues and why an audience of women are like chickens, why Charlie fro…
 
For Red Nose Day investigative drinkers Hannah George, Catie Wilkins and Taylor Glenn invite special guest Richard Herring to solve a crime assisted by his favourite alcoholic beverage. You have the power to do something incredible this Red Nose Day. Whether it’s a little or a lot, the money you donate will help tackle poverty, take action against …
 
A new offshoot of RHLSTP, here comes RHLSTPBC, a new occasional podcast where Richard discusses a book he’s reading with the author. This week’s was actually an Instagram Live chat with his wife Catie Willkins about her fabulous new book You’re Not The Boss Of Me! https://www.amazon.co.uk/Youre-Not-Boss-Catherine-Wilkins/dp/1788007867 A fun read fo…
 
#370 Melting Caterpillars - Richard has headed to Leicester, the home of his enemies, but is here with the offer of an exchange, plus he has a scheme to get infinite free paper. His guest is cuckoo clock reviewer Joz Norris. They discuss acceptable name abbreviations, Mr Fruit Salad, what would happen if everyone in the world blinked at the same ti…
 
Slapstick Special with Robin Ince - Pioneer of comedy Podcasting, legendary stand up and writer Richard Herring joins Infinite Monkey Cage co-host Robin Ince at Slapstick’s inaugural Desert Island Comedy Flicks event. If Richard was stranded on a desert island and could only have 10 comedy films with him, which films would he choose? Come and delig…
 
#369 Les Dawson Gladiator - Richard is in Bristol at the Slapstick Festival and starts by paying tribute to a fallen comedy hero (and the third guest to fall to the curse of RHLSTP). His guest is actor, impressionist and astronomer Jon Culshaw. They discuss Queen Victoria’s everlasting fire, how a receptionist set Jon on course to his comedy career…
 
#43 You Don't Bring Me Flowers Anymore Rich is back for an unprecedented 5th series of this stupid podcast, worried that he might have the same effect on this week's guest as he did with Stephen Merchant. But it's unlikely as it's a welcome return for the man with the pink bicycle, Adam Buxton. What is the ethical age for a dog to be before you hav…
 
#368 Cottage Pie Hair - Richard is back at the Phoenix and wondering how future robots will judge him for the way he thinks about the robots of today. His guest is my dear Mark Watson. They discuss forgetting about working with Peter Andre, how judging yourself by the achievements of your contemporaries is maybe not the healthiest way to behave, wh…
 
#42 Bog Buddies Unbeknownst to Richard and his guest, a drunken audience member collapsed during last week's podcast, and Rich wastes no time in calling the man who helped save him a sex pest. It's just what he does. But even if an audience member dies then the show must go on (especially if it was a slightly annoying audience member). This week's …
 
#367 Piss Drip Trays - Richard is back live at the Phoenix and has become a bit obsessed with the comedy writers who created the Tory party’s worst comedy character - his guest is a man who doesn’t eat enough vitamin C, Ahir Shah. They discuss topical issues that may be out of date when this podcast airs, where the Corona virus might have originate…
 
#41 The Shape of Things To Come In the final episode of these retro podcasts, Rich talks to tech expert and geek Aleks about how we can expect things to pan out in the future. SUPPORT THE SHOW! Watch our TWITCH CHANNEL Become a badger and see extra content at our WEBSITE See details of the RHLSTP TOUR DATES Buy DVDs and Books from GO FASTER STRIPE …
 
#366 I Have a Dream - Richard has some bad news about Scooby Doo, but some good news about Emergency Questions getting mixed up with Scottish seamen. It’s another TransAtlantic remote podcast, with a return from thoughtful comedy genius David Cross. They chat about poor political predictions, the pain of 18 months away from stand up, David’s new sp…
 
#40 Good and Evil In another blast from the past, here’s the full length interview with evolutionary psychologist Lance Workman about good and evil. Again, what’s coming is going to be as much a surprise to me as it is to you. Except I am not going to listen to it. SUPPORT THE SHOW! Watch our TWITCH CHANNEL Become a badger and see extra content at …
 
#365 Apology to Kris Marshall - In another Covid hit remote show, Richard is wondering if Boris Johnson will still be PM by the time this podcast is released (of course he will) and worried about new developments in his daughter’s new relationship. His guest is the actually not political comedian and writer Grainne Maguire. They talk about Grainne’…
 
#39 Death - This one is about death and features Nick Lane and if I am honest with you I remember nothing at all about it. Not Nick’s fault. I was very busy and very tired.I bet it’s interesting though. We’ll see. SUPPORT THE SHOW! Watch our TWITCH CHANNEL Become a badger and see extra content at our WEBSITE See details of the RHLSTP TOUR DATES Buy…
 
#364 Naked in Brixton - Richard is still isolating, and has had to reluctantly welcome a new son-in-law into his life. His guest is actor, director and musician Laura Jean Marsh. They chat about leaving home at 16 to be in a band, how Laura Jean’s experiences in the music scene inspired her to write, direct and star in the feature film, Giddy Strat…
 
#38 Love - Richard discusses love with the Agony Aunt who turns out to be his nearby neighbour. They shared a cab home afterwards. Discretion means I can not discuss what happened after that. SUPPORT THE SHOW! Watch our TWITCH CHANNEL Become a badger and see extra content at our WEBSITE See details of the RHLSTP TOUR DATES Buy DVDs and Books from G…
 
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