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Richard Herring January News

Happy New Year everyone
Here's all the Richard Herring related news that is fit to print at the moment

Here are my upcoming gigs. Stand Up unless otherwise stated
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10th Fighting Cocks, Kingston
12th Loughborough
19th Cardiff - Someone Likes Yoghurt DVD recording. 7.30 show almost sold out. 10.00 show selling well. BOOK NOW. Last ever performance of this show.
22nd Fortnight Club
25th Freakshow London
26th Monkey Business, London
27th Brighton
28th Malcolm Hardee Tribute, Hackney Empire
30th BAC menage a un
2nd North Finchley
12th Leicester Comedy Festival menage a un

My last Sunday appearance reviewing the Sunday papers on the Andrew Collings Show on 6Music will take place at around 3pm on the 7th January 2007. The following week I will be appearing on his Saturday show (which I think starts at 4pm) talking about the week's news, as I hopefully will be most subsequent Saturdays for the foreseeable future.

Radio 2 have decided they want to commission an unprecedented (for me) third series of That Was Then This Is Now. At the moment it is slated for October, but we're going to try and change it as we've done the history of those weeks twice already.

I will be recording an episode of Annually Retentive on Thursday 11th January. I don't know how you get tickets for this or if there are any left, but if you are that bothered you will look into it, no doubt.
I am currently re-writing the 90 minute comedy drama "You Can Choose Your Friends" for ITV1. We will be filming this in February/March and it will be on your TVs on a Friday in June. It is all cast and details of who is in it will be on my website as soon as everything is signed and sealed.
Channel 4 liked my first script for the proposed comedy drama "Double Act", but want me to write a second episode before making a decision on the series. Hopefully I can knock this off in the next couple of rather busy months.

The short film I appeared in last year, "Hard To Swallow" has been selected for the Sundance Festival in that there America. Cool!

menage a un NEWS
I am doing a 10 night run of menage a un at the Arts Theatre in central London, starting on March 27th.
Once that is over I will be doing an international tour of the show. Here's a little taster of where I will be going, but will be sending out an email with full details and box office numbers in the next few weeks. Please support this tour and the London run of the show. If it does well then that increases the chances of me doing a bigger tour next year.
Sunday 8th April Bath Cavern
Wednesday 11th April Old Fire Station, Oxford
Thursday 12th April Oldham Coliseum
Friday 13th April Bolton Octagon
Saturday 14th April Birmingham MAC
Sunday 15th April Bristol Hen & Chickens
Sunday 22nd April Hull Truck
Monday 23rd April Milan -Beer Necessities
Tuesday 24th April Paris - Beer Necessities
Sunday 29th April Theatre by the Lake
Monday 30th April New Roadmender, Northampton
Thursday 3rd May Trinity Theatre Tunbridge Wells
Friday 4th May West End Centre, Aldershot (I think)
Tuesday 8th May Cardiff St David's Hall
Wednesday 9th May Blackwood Miners Institute
Thursday 10th May Arts Wing Studio, Swansea
Saturday12th May Windsor Arts Centre
Sunday 13th May Warwick Arts Centre
Monday 14th May Free Beer Show, Oxford
Sunday 20th May Just the Tonic, Nottingham
Tuesday 22nd May The Stand, Edinburgh
Wednesday23rd May The Stand, Glasgow
Friday 25th May Cambridge Junction
Saturday 26th May The Subscription Rooms, Stroud
Tuesday 29th May Ashcroft Arts Centre, Fareham
Thursday 31st May The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen
Friday 1st June Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy
Saturday 2nd June DVD recording in Cardiff
Tuesday 5th June The Ropetackle, Shoreham-by-sea
Wednesday 6th June Swindon Arts Centre
Thursday 7th June Oakengates Theatre Bar, Telford
Monday 11th June Liverpool Comedy Festival

I may also be playing the Montreal Comedy Festival in July, but we'll have to see.

I am hoping to make it to up to Auld Reekie for the 20th anniversary of my first appearance at the Fringe. I am provisionally doing a show called "Oh F***, I'm Forty", but there may well be one or two other exciting projects as well. Who knows?

So 2007 already looking a bit busier than of late. Hope you can catch me in at least one of these things.
Have a good month
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