Richard Herring began writing and performing comedy when he was 14. His career since Oxford has included a successful partnership with Stewart Lee and his hit one-man show Talking Cock

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Culture
30 January 2009
I had a gig in Barking last week. I couldn’t work out if I’d been there before or if it just reminded me of the 1970s....
Politics
16 January 2009
Winter comes and takes its toll on the elderly. I was sad to read this week of the death of William Stone, one of our...
International Politics
19 December 2008
I am in love with the guy who threw his shoes at George W Bush. He is my hero. I love you Muntadar al-Zaidi and I hope...
Culture
05 December 2008
I am suffering from a medical condition that doesn’t get much written about it in the press – mainly because it’s a bit...
Culture
21 November 2008
Last week this pathetic non-story broke in the tabloid newspapers, a new flood of self-righteous disgust, as if we hadn...
World Affairs
06 November 2008
There has been some more furore about Spanish racism towards Lewis Hamilton. I hate racism and everyone in Spain is...
Society
23 October 2008
I took the train to Brighton for a performance of my retrospective on my adolescence, “The Headmaster’s Son” last...
Business
08 October 2008
So how do I feel about my boyhood hero, Johnny “Rotten” Lydon, appearing in an advert for Country Life butter? Is it...
UK Politics
26 September 2008
I hate politicians. They are idiots. Pretty much without exception. One has a vague feeling that there might have been...
Culture
10 September 2008
I am back in the news again. Just a casual mention in an Independent article about Lee Hurst breaking a punter's phone...
Culture
28 August 2008
I have been blogging every day for nearly six years now, sounding off in the comfort of my house, often forgetting that...
Culture
14 August 2008
I have been in Edinburgh for over a fortnight now and am half way through the run of my latest stand up show, The...
Human Rights
29 July 2008
On my way up to the Edinburgh Fringe (The Headmaster’s Son – Underbelly, 7.30pm) I stopped off for a gig in Newcastle...
Culture
14 July 2008
I have just turned 41 years old. It’s the start of my 42nd year on this planet. I am experiencing every date of the...
Culture
30 June 2008
I sat on the bench outside WH Smiths in Hammersmith to drink the warm bottle of diet coke that I had just bought from...

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