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Richard Herring’s Leicester Square Theatre Podcast is provided in video format for no cost (to you). It’s ad-libbed and unedited and largely unplanned - the conversations can go off on all kinds of comedic tangents, or be serious. Recorded in front of a paying audience. If you would like to support the production then please donate to our badge fund here - www.gofasterstripe.com/badges
 
A night where people get up on stage and do some tragedy: part cabaret, part variety show. Come and let some great performers make you sad, make you think and make you smile. Sometimes they’ll be putting a new twist on what they do with brand new material tailored towards the theme. Expect music, comedy, true stories and more, all playing up to the tragic form but not taking it too seriously. The night will end, not with a whimper, not with a bang, but with a cathartic sing-a-long. Brought t ...
 
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Don’t Look At Me! - Rich has failed to secure a human guest for RHLSTP and so instead decides to get drunk and talk to some Victorian dolls. It’s a very special kind of second lockdown madness, so approach with caution. Find out all about Edinburgh 1987 and the unnamable person who carried out a dummy-based infraction on Herring, plus the sketch th…
 
#294 Uterus - Richard is coming to you from an exciting new location in time and space and is worried about the lack of jumping 18 year olds. His guest is ex model, investment banker and stutterer Sindhu Vee. They discuss coming to stand up later in life, doing stand up about your kids, tough parenting, soft-boiled eggs, whether it’s possible to be…
 
Retro AIOTM #26 - Back to June 2011 for another Retro AIOTM to try and distract you from the inevitability of lockdown 2. As it spirals towards the mountain that will put it out of its misery, Rich gets to think about this position in the comedy firmament after attending a Jerry Seinfeld gig (one of his last ever nights out with Andrew Collings). W…
 
#293 Postman Potter - Rich is back from his holiday and now able to control gulls and make them his lifelong allies and he’s also had an amazing gift from a fan of the show. His guest has a lot to say about moisturiser - it’s Sophie Duker. They discuss dry knees and crusty feet, being sent nudes on social media, a novel use for cucumbers, how a gar…
 
Retro AIOTM #25 - It’s May 30th 2011 and AIOTM’s silver jubilee 25th ep. To think that Canadian baby of unknown gender is now 9 and the world has caught up a bit with its parents gender concerns. It’s a long, long ep. Hope you enjoy it. If you do, why not become a monthly badger at http://twitch.tv/rkherring or preorder Richard’s new book, The Prob…
 
#292 Twitch Chaplin - Rich is being driven mad by a children’s song, but at least he’s about to finally get back on the telly, so he can leave you losers behind. But he’s mistimed it all as TV is about to be usurped by the internet as this week’s guest Bilal Zafar is on the cusp of proving. They talk about being an arsehole in someone else’s dreams…
 
Retro AIOTM #24 - Back to May 23rd 2011, when the worst thing Richard Herring had to worry about was navigating piss covered toilets. If we could turn back time, we wouldn’t mind being back in those cosier days. Hope you’re enjoying these retro AIOTMs and remember, you are finally providing the cast (not Rich) with a wage by listening. So thanks. A…
 
#291 Ancient Porn Hub - Rich has discovered a dark secret about his wife, but there’s no way out now. His guest is best served dripping with honey, it’s historian Bettany Hughes. They talk about appearing in a play at University with one of them in their underwear, the transformation of Aphrodite from penis-headed goddess to sexy statue, finding fr…
 
Retro AIOTM #23 - We’re up to Series 3 of Retro AIOTM and now it’s May 2011 and Pippa Middleton and her disembodied anus are about to burst into the public consciousness. What a time to be alive. If you enjoy this show you might enjoy Ally and Herring’s Twitch of fun at 8pm on Thursdays on http://twitch.tv/rkherring As It Occurs To Me: Series 3, Ep…
 
#290 Garlic and Vodka - Rich is about to hit 53, but at least he’s back in the big time with a major TV opportunity as a snookerist. His guest is ex-rockabilly drummer Jo Caulfield. They chat about messing up your one line on a TV show, a drama student taking method acting too far, living in squats, how Dolly Parton gets it right, when to throw out…
 
Retro AIOTM #22 - Do you ever wish you could go back to the start of the 2010s and give it all another go? Well join me if you dare in another retro AIOTM and do exactly that. It’s 2nd November 2010 and I am talking about Celebrity Mastermind for the first of many occasions. If only I could go back and say junk food instead of fast food. That’s the…
 
#289 Hubris - Richard has just finished writing the first draft of his book and is in a giddy mood. He’s been practicing his ventriloquism which will be particularly impressive in the audio version. His guest is the hairless arsed Daniel Sloss (I refuse to ask him about his arse, but I am thinking about it all through the podcast). They talk about …
 
This week, we discuss more fatness, a mysterious trip to a certain club from Sam, Carl hanging onto the fountain of youth with certain leisure activities, how many happy people there might be in the UFC and Premier League football and other nonsense. Go to http://www.chilliotv.co.uk and enter the promo code GENTLE for 10% off your entire order of l…
 
Retro AIOTM #21 - Do you remember 19th October 2010? Do you want to go back there and have marmalade for lunch and celebrate the rescue of those Chilean miners? Let me take you by the audio hand and lead you through the annal passage of time to this old episode of AIOTM If you appreciate this generous gift then please order my book, ebook or audiob…
 
#288 Lockdown Love Poetry - Rich has received his first hand-written Father’s Day card, which might also have been a break-up note. His guest is the Chortle Student Comedian of the year 2005, Nathan Caton. They chat about having to spend time with your partner in lockdown, plucking defeat from the jaws of victory in Mastermind, producing a topical …
 
Retro AIOTM #20 - Let’s turn back time to October 12th 2010 to hear the first in a short run of AIOTM specials. I don’t remember anything about this one, I am afraid and it’s not like I am going to listen back. But you can and then write your own retrospective introduction Catch Rich on his Twitch channel most nights. Help fund future projects by b…
 
#287 White Chicks Dance Off - Rich has been turned into a woman on the internet and so comes a predictable emergency question. It’s another lockdown remote record with the West Riding of Yorkshire’s Maisie Adam. They discuss whether you should correct people who get your name wrong, putting a Shrek in a February Pantomime, recreating the Bill Grund…
 
Retro AIOTM #19 - Back 10 years to the Edinburgh Fringe 2010 - who would have dreamed that a decade later the whole thing would have been postponed? But you can pretend it’s all still happening by listening to this hour of culturally insensitive bilge written under extreme circumstances even for this half-arsed show. Remember you can see the 10 yea…
 
#286 Hi-Viz Jacket - We’re still in lockdown but Rich is hoping he’s managed to secure the future of Emergency Questions in the event or World War, so fingers crossed. His guest is ex-pretend mugger Lauren Pattison. They talk about the devastating effect that lockdown has had on Lauren’s personal and professional life, but the positives that she ta…
 
#285 Micky Mouse’s Unsexy Ears Richard is deep in book deadline Hell, but still has time to tweet Lord Sugar about his maths expertise and consider how much human DNA needs to be in a mouse to make it a viable partner. His guest is podcaster, sometimes actor and historian Greg Jenner. They discuss repeatedly falling downstairs, whether historians a…
 
Retro AIOTM #18 - Back to July 2010 for the final AIOTM of the 2nd series and it’s the one with Lembit Opik. He’ll do the jokes. Thanks for listening to these. You know the ways you can support us by now As It Occurs To Me: Series 2, Episode 8: The final show of the second series and all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. But 6Music is saved a…
 
#284 Shipham Strawberry Fayre - Lockdown continues in all its exhausting torpor, but Rich has come up with a new game show as well as becoming needlessly annoyed by a very old song. His guest is long time friend of the show and lone self-isolator, Richard Osman. They chat about whether it’s better to be married or single during lockdown, dealing wi…
 
Retro AIOTM #17 - Back to the end of June 2010 for more retro AIOTM and loads more motorcycle clothing shops. If you’re enjoying these crazy steps back in time then you can become a monthly badger here or link you Amazon Prime and Twitch Prime accounts and give us money at no cost to yourself - watch this video to find out how As It Occurs To Me: S…
 
#283 Mummified Cat - It’s an extra special sell-out episode which has been bought and paid for by Ian Oxygen of O2 and that originally went out to Priority at O2 customers. But now everyone can see/hear it! Hooray. The guest is factory visitor James Acaster. They discuss binding agents, annoying Anne Diamond, the Wombles, whether Rich was the best …
 
Retro AIOTM #16 - It’s here. These weeks of listening to ten year old comedy is finally worth it. MOTORCYCLE CLOTHING SHOP SKETCH is here - and I am advising people to pull down statues. I am a visionary. This was recorded back in June 2010 remember. I am Nostradamus (or is that Emma Kennedy). Why not become a monthly badger to celebrate me? As It …
 
#282 Sheep in Sheep’s Clothing - We’re 10000 days into lockdown and Richard is going mad, but his dreams are becoming violent or sexy. But is is cheating? His guest is the besequinned and hilarious Kiri Pritchard-McLean. They chat about attempted period censorship, brilliant tour plans foiled by the virus, lockdown comedy at the Covid Arms http://w…
 
Retro AIOTM #15 - five shows into the second series and Rich is clearly struggling to hold it together. It’s 14th June 2010 and ITV have screwed up the football - remember that? Support us with cash at http://gofasterstripe.com/badges or get more stuff for free at http://twitch.tv/rkherring (if you’re with Amazon Prime you can give us a free £5 a m…
 
#281 Nipples Like Walnuts - Richard’s daughter has wished him a choice of terrible deaths, but come up with a great emergency question, proving herself superior to him in every way and he’s also increasingly obsessed with Sliding Doors. His guest is (hopefully) working on a lockdown episode of Robert’s Web, it’s Robert Webb. They talk about escapin…
 
Retro AIOTM #14 - More retro shenanighans from 7th June 2010 with the AIOTM gang. You might want to go back and listen to all of the Collings and Herrin podcast to get the context. And good to know I have still failed to get nominated for any BAFTAS or even get on TV, but maybe my BAFTA is the friends I’ve lost along the way. Support us more at htt…
 
#280 Ping - Rich is peeved that Banksy has been ripping off his ideas, but his guest doesn’t realise he’s not supposed to talk over him, it’s only bloody birthday boy Bill Burr. They discuss their startlingly similar careers (if you ignore Bill’s movie and success and money), what the West End is like, head mops, Warsaw Indiana, how fights in films…
 
Retro AIOTM #13 - Thanks for listening to this old guff. This one goes back to 31st May 2010 when iPads were new and exciting. Support us by becoming a badger at http://gofasterstripe.com/badges if you can afford to, or just enjoy this stuff for free if you can’t or don’t want to. It’s all cool. More free nonsense at http://twitch.tv/rkherring As I…
 
#279 Isolation, My Dear Mark Watson - Richard has been enjoying the lunchtime hour of lockdown the most so far and discusses chalk shadow drawings reminding him of nuclear war. His guest is author, comedian and lift engineer Mark Watson. They discuss trying to not die in a pandemic and how difficult it is to be motivated, turning 40 before civilisa…
 
Retro AIOTM #12 - Back to 24th May 2010 to find out what was troubling the young idiots version of Richard Herring and his crew of misfits. Why not become a badger at http://goifasterstripe.com/badges or check out http://twitch.tv/rkherring to find out how far this fool has fallen in the last ten years. Thanks for supporting us by listening to this…
 
#278 Paternal Sunflower Plagiarist - It’s another lockdown RHLSTP and Rich is talking to the star of internet phenomenon The Room Next Door, Michael Spicer. They chat about starring together in a film where Rich played a man who uses prostitutes (as usual), the difficulties of making the Mash Report in lockdown, becoming an overnight sensation afte…
 
Retro AIOTM #11 all the way back 10 years and 12 days to May 17th 2010 to find out what the young whippersnapper Richard Herring and the team are up to. Will they be driving to Barnard Castle to test their eyesight or wishing they could get their hair cut? I doubt it, because they lived in the happy beforetimes. And yet still they complained, the d…
 
#277 Empty W*nk Bank - The Coronavirus has taken out many planned live RHLSTPs (hopefully most will be rescheduled) and destroyed a promising and lucrative 2020 for Richard, but it CAN’T stop us broadcasting. Rich is joined by the guest with the most appearances on RHLSTP, from Norwich, Adam Buxton. Recorded on the 8th April whilst the fate of the …
 
It’s 14th December 2009 and the first decade of the 21st Century is coming to an end (unless you are a mathematical stickler) and just think how bad things were going to get in the next 10 years. Let’s look back at a more innocent time when we could be more grossly offensive. Check out my Twitch channel at http://twitch.tv/rkherring The final episo…
 
#276 Bill Murray’s Irish Sister - Richard is still buzzing from last week’s podcast. Thank God we only do one a week, or imagine having to follow that! But he has news of his disappointing parenting to move us onwards. His guest is the incredible writer, actor and comedian, Aisling Bea, who didn’t realise that she was being filmed last time she was…
 
It’s coming up to Christmas in 2009 and the innocent young cast of AIOTM have no idea what will hit them in just 10 short years. And that’s for the best I suppose. As usual by listening you are giving funds to the justgiving heckle the virus charity and finally paying the cast for their work. See what madness Richard Herring is up to in 2020 by tun…
 
#275 You’ve Got Mail - We’ve been recommissioned again for an amazing 19th series and Richard is exhausted from his final attempt to let the world know when International Men’s Day is and what are you talking about? He always wears a suit. There’s nothing unusual going on. His guest is just some guy from some old sketch show and the first Knight (t…
 
Back to 30th November 2009 for this exciting episode of AIOTM, with added adverts to raise money for the cast and other charity cases. Check out Rich on Twitchhttp://twitch.tv/rkherring AIOTM 8 and Richard's mental balance is about as good as Spike Milligan's after ten times as many Goon Shows, Emma has more tales of actresses shitting, Dan has had…
 
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