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Richard Herring March News

Hello one and all

Just a brief note to let you know about the very few gigs I have over the next month and a bit of other stuff.

GIGS - see for full details.

27th Feb Kingston

4th March Red Rose, London

17th March Battersea Arts Centre Sausage Night, Fundraising Benefit for BAC. SAUSAGE NIGHT II: THE RETURN OF THE SAUSAGE. Various Artists. 8pm. £25.00 It’s the return of Sausage Night at BAC and this year we’re offering another meaty line-up of sizzling stand-up stars including -Stewart Lee -Richard Herring -Harry Hill -David Mitchell & Robert Webb (Channel 4's Peep Show) -Paul Foot + more great acts on the night. Come and enjoy comedy you can get your teeth into while raising money that will help BAC to continue developing the theatre of the future. Your ticket price includes entry to the event and a tasty organic sausage, plus a £12.50 donation towards BAC’s fundraising efforts. A full bar will operate on the night. Box Office Opening Hours (Telephone Bookings) Mon 10.30am - 6pm, Tue - Fri 10.30am - 7pm, Saturday - Sunday 4pm - 7pm, Book online now or call our Box Office on 020 7223 2223.

30th March Someone Likes Yoghurt, MAC Birmingham

The last episode of Banter is broadcast on Radio 4 at 6.30pm on Thursday 2nd March. Had lots of good feedback on this and fingers crossed for a second series.

I continue to review the papers with Andrew Collings on his 6Music show on Sunday afternoons at around 3pm. It's a really fun half hour (maybe especially for us - we had to play a record because we were laughing so much last week) and worth a listen.

You can listen again to both these shows. Details on my website.

I am taking part in a discussion about religion and comedy at the BBC on the 7th March. Not sure if it's going to be broadcast or if you can get tickets to come along, but keep an eye on the website for details.

I am back on the BBC7 show "Serious About Comedy" this month too. My guess is the show will be broadcast on 24th March. Again the details will be up at nearer the time.

I am performing on the Radio 4 show "28 acts in 28 minutes" on the 27th March. Not sure when it will be broadcast yet. Ticket info will be available when I have it.

I have completed a second draft of my sit-com "You Can Choose Your Friends..." for the BBC. I haven't heard whether we are going to be making it yet, but early reports back are positive.

I will be writing a comedy drama script for Channel 4 this month, which I am quite excited about and have just handed in another treatment to the BBC.

No news on the TV version of Warming Up at the moment, so not sure whether that will be happening.

I am looking into getting some DVDs made of filmings of my Hercules show and also possibly of a single camera recording of Someone Likes Yoghurt. Hopefully these will be available in the next month or so at as low a cost as possible (I am only looking to cover my expenses so they certainly won't be more than £10 per show -including postage) More news of this will be on the way as soon as I have found someone to give me a good deal on the copying of the discs. If you know anyone who can help with this then tell them to get in touch with me.

That's it for the moment. Do keep checking out the blog at and pass the link on to anyone you think might be interested.
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Cheers, you are all so great!

Richard Herring
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